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PG&E leaves Tri-Valley residents in the dark with power shutoffs

As its Public Safety Power Shutoffs affected parts of the Tri-Valley into Thursday, PG&E officials left residents in the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by John S, on Oct 13, 2019 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1418 Views

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Danville council to consider position on new county transportation sales tax

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday is set to debate a resolution to support a new 0.5% sales tax countywide in order to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on Oct 2, 2019 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1510 Views

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Rebecca Bauer-Kahan: A new voice in Sacramento

First-term Tri-Valley Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, in an interview ahead of the new floor session, said staying true...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by LQ, on Sep 16, 2019 at 7:10 am | 4 comments | 1634 Views

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DeSaulnier talks immigration, gun control, impeachment at Danville town hall

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier spoke at Charlotte Wood Middle School in Danville on Thursday night, where several hundred residents...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on Aug 13, 2019 at 8:00 am | 4 comments | 1774 Views

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Still lamenting FCC directive, San Ramon council OKs outside firm to help with small cell wireless

The San Ramon council talked Tuesday about the influx of applications for small cell wireless facilities, as council members...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by DanteW Verizon Employee, on Aug 9, 2019 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2030 Views

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Playwright in the hills: Eugene O'Neill Festival returns this month

The 20th annual Eugene O'Neill Festival, which runs Aug. 24 to Sept. 29, is the perfect opportunity to explore Tao House...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 8, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2262 Views

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Rep. Swalwell ends presidential campaign, vows to seek re-election to Congress

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell officially ended his presidential bid on Monday after three months of campaigning, becoming...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by Ranger Up, on Jul 26, 2019 at 11:41 pm | 23 comments | 1674 Views

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Danville council approves policy updates on small cell wireless facilities

As Federal Communications Commission regulations over the installation of small cell wireless facilities in communities continue...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Dr. V, on Apr 18, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 2119 Views

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Danville council to review wireless cell facility policies amid new FCC regulations

The debate over the installation of wireless communication facilities continues in Danville, as the Town Council is set to...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by hamilton, on Apr 18, 2019 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 1724 Views

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Congressman DeSaulnier to discuss federal shutdown at town hall Saturday

With the partial government shutdown having officially become the longest in U.S. history, U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord)...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by dbrower, on Feb 2, 2019 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 1502 Views

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State Assembly race tightens; Baker’s lead shrinks to 627 votes

The race to represent the San Ramon Valley in the State Assembly has narrowed to a 0.4% lead for Republican incumbent Catharine...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Voter, on Nov 13, 2018 at 10:56 pm | 11 comments | 2673 Views

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Election: County voters approve marijuana tax, Assemblywoman Baker leads tight race

Measure R needed support from a majority of Contra Costa County voters to pass, and more than 71% voters said Yes, according...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 8, 2018 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 3547 Views

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Congressional hopeful Peters' candidate statement left out of voters guide

U.S. House of Representatives hopeful Rudy Peters (R-Livermore) saw his campaign hit a bump in the road late in this election...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Oct 16, 2018 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1364 Views

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Colin Kaepernick and September 11

Colin Kaepernick had the right to take a knee during our national anthem, as our First Amendment protects even controversial...

Original post made by American on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Dickita P, on Oct 3, 2018 at 7:19 am | 13 comments | 712 Views

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Local water entities split on Prop 3 endorsement

The Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors recently chose not to endorse a proposed statewide water bond measure, five months...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by LDM, on Sep 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

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DeSaulnier introduces Megaprojects Accountability Act

Local U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) announced a bipartisan bill last week that aims to increase the accountability...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by Lincoln, on Aug 8, 2018 at 6:29 am | 5 comments | 2251 Views

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Swalwell bill aims to prevent U.S. president, family from profiting off foreign powers

The Tri-Valley's U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), one of Congress's more vocal critics of President Donald Trump and many...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2018
Last comment by Lincoln, on Aug 3, 2018 at 8:48 am | 16 comments | 2361 Views

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Bay Area labor groups condemn U.S. Supreme Court decision

In a setback for unions, the U.S. Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote Wednesday struck down the use of mandatory fees for nonmembers...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by A Progressive in Blackhawk, on Jul 5, 2018 at 8:39 am | 6 comments | 2602 Views

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Tragedy in a Maryland newsroom strikes too close to home

The tragedy in a Maryland newsroom strikes too close to home for journalists and readers alike. Over the past few months,...

Original post made by Linda Kelly on Jun. 29, 2018
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Helping out in Puerto Rico

Bill Caldwell remembers the laments of Hurricane Maria survivors bemoaning their losses as "todo, todo, todo" -- "everything,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by Median Joe, on May 14, 2018 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 1224 Views
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