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SRVUSD board to discuss state health guidelines for reopening schools

After converting to remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic, the SRVUSD Board of Education plans to review new guidelines...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
Last comment by H, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 1593 Views

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Livermore Lab working on 'universal' coronavirus vaccine

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced this week a new collaboration with a United Kingdom company to develop a...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Diane Stevenson, on Jan 21, 2021 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

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San Ramon: Commission to review plans for 284 apartments at The Marketplace

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to hold a workshop Tuesday to discuss the design concept for a five-story, 284-unit...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Jan 21, 2021 at 9:32 am | 18 comments | 11828 Views

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Recall effort targets three SRVUSD board members over remote learning

A group of San Ramon Valley parents has initiated the process to start collecting signatures for a recall petition to oust...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by H, on Jan 17, 2021 at 8:52 am | 35 comments | 10495 Views

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SRVUSD: Parents air frustrations at board meeting

Frustrations over the SRVUSD's decision to postpone in-person learning amid surging coronavirus cases were on display during...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by H, on Jan 17, 2021 at 8:42 am | 17 comments | 5600 Views

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County elections chief provides details about SRVUSD recall petition process

Notices of intent to recall three members of the SRVUSD's Board of Education have been received by the Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Charles , on Jan 15, 2021 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 2667 Views

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Gretchen's legacy

Before Pleasanton's Gretchen Piscotty died in 2018 after battling ALS, her husband Mike and their three sons promised her...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by Bester, on Jan 6, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 2531 Views

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San Ramon Planning Commission approves plans for new 32-pump Costco gas station

In a split decision during its meeting Tuesday, the San Ramon Planning Commission approved plans for a new 32-pump Costco...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Mike Paul, on Jan 4, 2021 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 6462 Views

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Outgoing mayor Bill Clarkson reflects on nearly a decade as San Ramon's top elected official

Longtime civic leader Bill Clarkson is officially stepping away from public office after more than 22 years, and while many...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by geezer36, on Dec 21, 2020 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 5627 Views

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Large tree falls, blocks Danville Boulevard in front of SRVHS

A large tree fell and is blocking Danville Boulevard in front of San Ramon Valley High School on Thursday morning, according...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 18, 2020 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 1996 Views

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San Ramon: With Hudson's ascension to mayor, council to decide how to fill District 2 seat

One of the new council's first decisions will be to decide the process for selecting a new member to finish the two years...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Eric Burford, on Dec 9, 2020 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1585 Views

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Contra Costa supervisors to discuss cannabis 'community benefit' spending

The Board of Supervisors is set to discuss on Tuesday establishing a process for approving expenditures of "community benefit"...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 8, 2020 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 2721 Views

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BART board OKs new agreements with three largest labor unions

The BART Board of Directors voted this week to approve new bargaining agreements with the agency's three largest labor unions Read...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2020
Last comment by Debora Allen, BART Director District 1, on Dec 8, 2020 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 1210 Views

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With new health order, most Contra Costa Superior Court facilities closed to public

With Contra Costa County's new stay-at-home order taking effect Sunday, the Contra Costa County Superior Court will enact...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2020
Last comment by Carl Swanson, on Dec 7, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2191 Views

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Lloyd takes over as new president/CEO of Danville Area Chamber of Commerce

Danville has a new leader to help guide local businesses into the new year, with the recent announcement that Judy B. Lloyd...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Dec 6, 2020 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2175 Views

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Foothill student is first female Eagle Scout in Tri-Valley

Lauren Swenson-Lennox of Pleasanton has become the Tri-Valley's first female Eagle Scout, completing her Board of Review...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by cathy247, on Dec 1, 2020 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 1464 Views

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Cal High wins top honors at Contra Costa County Model UN Conference

The student delegation from California High School in San Ramon took top honors during the 30th annual Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by Christie Mehta, on Nov 25, 2020 at 8:23 am | 2 comments | 2631 Views

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Contra Costa, Alameda among counties moved to purple tier as governor pulls 'emergency brake' on reopening plans

Most of the Bay Area's counties will move into more-restrictive reopening tiers this week as the state attempts to extinguish...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
Last comment by DanvilleDude, on Nov 16, 2020 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 13945 Views

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San Ramon: Costco gas station heading back to commission soon

The proposal to bring a new Costco gas station to San Ramon across the street from the Costco Wholesale store in Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by Joseph S, on Nov 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 11516 Views

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Letter: Bright orange skies are not normal

Corporations have their hands in the pockets of government, from city council, county judges, to the President. These corporations...

Original post made by Online Editor on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by I know a Little, on Nov 10, 2020 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 688 Views
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