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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Weekly lighting of Mount Diablo beacon to end this weekend

The beacon atop Mount Diablo, which volunteers have lit each Sunday during the COVID-19 pandemic, will see its weekly illumination...

Original post made on May. 16, 2021
Last comment by Gwen, on May 16, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SR paramedics, firefighters to respond to some mental health calls instead of police

The city of San Ramon is playing host to a new pilot program for how first responders treat mental health crises, that includes...

Original post made on May. 16, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 16, 2021 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1757 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after allegedly hitting SRPD cruiser, later trying to escape on foot along outer edge of freeway overpass

San Ramon police arrested a man who allegedly rammed his car into a police vehicle before leading officers on a chase through...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 14, 2021 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville: Kiwanis Club cancels Independence Day parade after town doesn't grant permit

Danville's annual Fourth of July parade has been called off this year, according to organizers, who said they have been forced...

Original post made on May. 10, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 12, 2021 at 12:26 pm | 5 comments | 6930 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County added to drought emergency proclamation

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that his proposed state budget includes a $5.1 billion investment in water infrastructure...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by Paul Clark, on May 12, 2021 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD water experts tackle conservation, water quality, as drought advances

EBMUD declared a Stage 1 drought in late April, meaning customers in Contra Costa and Alameda counties are being asked to...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by Paul Clark, on May 12, 2021 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County health officials expect to remain in orange tier until June 15

Contra Costa County will likely remain in the state's orange tier of COVID-19 restrictions until June 15, when California...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by H, on May 12, 2021 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 2625 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon woman killed in Wednesday crash was longtime teacher and mother

A longtime PE/special education teacher who lived in San Ramon died in a three-car crash at the intersection of Crow Canyon...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by Jyssica, on May 11, 2021 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 13104 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County sees first resentencing in history under new state law

A prisoner convicted in 2005 for an Orinda burglary is the first person in Contra Costa County to have their sentence reduced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 8, 2021 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 3221 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville: Chief Shields recaps officer training methods after two fatal police shootings

In the face of increased scrutiny brought about by two fatal police shootings in nearly as many years, Danville's Police...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 7, 2021 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 3496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2021-22 school year model to lead SRVUSD's first board meeting back in person

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting covering school reopenings...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by Connor Tyrrell, on May 7, 2021 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 2593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bishop Ranch starts work on new solar project, with goal of achieving 100% renewable energy

Bishop Ranch broke ground Monday on a new rooftop and canopy solar installation project that company officials say will offset...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on May 3, 2021 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 3823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three SRVUSD high schools recognized as 2021 California Distinguished Schools

Three SRVUSD high schools were recognized as 2021 California Distinguished Schools by the state's Department of Education...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Apr 29, 2021 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 5079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter, gun assault for 2018 fatal police shooting in Danville

Contra Costa DA has charged county sheriff's deputy Andrew Hall with felony counts of voluntary manslaughter and assault...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 28, 2021 at 10:12 pm | 38 comments | 4910 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Opinion | Nate Miley: Getting vaccinated is a community responsibility

As supervisor of a district heavily impacted by COVID, I am deeply concerned that despite overwhelming evidence of vaccine...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1612 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Understanding the Tri-Valley's water supply

As we face a significant spring drought, I want to share key information about the state of water in the Tri-Valley and how...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2021
Last comment by J.J., on Apr 27, 2021 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 3374 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

State earmarks funds for Alameda, Contra Costa counties to punch up vaccine access

As California anticipates a massive expansion in COVID-19 vaccine supply, the state will provide $7.6 million to nine Bay...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2021
Last comment by Statiko, on Apr 26, 2021 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1970 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD board expected to officially declare Stage 1 drought

The East Bay Municipal Utility District Board of Directors is set to consider officially declaring a Stage 1 drought at its...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2021
Last comment by ddmom, on Apr 26, 2021 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 3425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville: Sheriff's office releases videos showing fatal police shooting of Tyrell Wilson

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office released video footage on Wednesday depicting the scene when Deputy Andrew Hall...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 25, 2021 at 1:09 am | 2 comments | 5656 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

RE: Derek Chauvin verdict

Accountability. We can't bring back George Floyd, but today we got accountability for his murder and accountability is the...

Original post made by Isaiah Campbell, Tri-Valley for Black Lives on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Local Man, on Apr 21, 2021 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 334 Views
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