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Danville: Transient shot by police officer last week dies in hospital

Tyrell Wilson, the 32-year-old man shot by a police officer in Danville last week, has died at the hospital from his wounds,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by 2BConsidered, on Mar 22, 2021 at 2:57 pm | 22 comments | 5132 Views

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Officials urge caution as two cases of U.K. COVID variant detected in Contra Costa County

The first two known cases of the infectious B.1.117 U.K. variant of COVID in Contra Costa County have been confirmed by laboratory...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Mar 18, 2021 at 1:53 pm | 5 comments | 5282 Views

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Authorities identify subject, officer from Danville police shooting

Two days after a police shooting in Danville, authorities have ID'd the man who remains in critical condition with a gunshot...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Mar 15, 2021 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 5276 Views

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Recall debate continues as petitions hit streets targeting three SRVUSD board members

The debate on the attempted removal of three Board of Education members over school reopenings has kicked into gear in the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Mar 5, 2021 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 6287 Views

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What a Week: Time to think redistricting

Should be a straightforward process, right? Not so much. Arduous is more like it. And that's just the literal process of...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by sridhar verose, on Feb 19, 2021 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 3570 Views

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San Ramon: Council OKs new Costco gas station on Fostoria Way

The San Ramon City Council approved plans for a 32-pump Costco gas station across the street from the company's Danville...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2021
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Feb 18, 2021 at 2:44 pm | 13 comments | 9468 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 peter z, on Feb 13, 2021 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 7788 Views

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Dublin man takes a spin on 'Wheel of Fortune'

Dublin Unified School District director of elementary education Curtis Haar won more than $27,000 and a trip to Iceland on...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Feb 3, 2021 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 3982 Views

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Union wants ‘purple’ county schools to stay closed

The California Teachers Association has told Governor Gavin Newsom that the union wants schools in counties with high Covid-19...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2021
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 2, 2021 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 2797 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 Andy, on Jan 30, 2021 at 10:28 pm | 18 comments | 6356 Views

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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, on Jan 25, 2021 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 2675 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 | 2186 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 | 13603 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 | 12394 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 | 3339 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 | 2915 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 | 6012 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 | 2313 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 | 1812 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 | 2859 Views
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