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Pearl Harbor Day beacon lighting returns to Mount Diablo

The beacon that has sat atop Mount Diablo since its installation before World War II is set to be illuminated next week in...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jack Hazzard, on Dec 8, 2022 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1459 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Shawn's Boat' fundraiser, honoring late Danville native, more than halfway to goal

More than four months after the death of a Danville-born woman who was hit by a truck while bicycling to work in Washington...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by Claes Elfving, on Dec 6, 2022 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors to consider allowing cannabis sales in county areas

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is set to consider an ordinance allowing the sale and delivery of...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by Gary Petris, on Dec 6, 2022 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1660 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors approve controversial Seven Hills Ranch development

After hearing from at least 50 speakers spanning about six hours, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by Cyndie, on Nov 30, 2022 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County sheriff's office says phone scammers threaten arrest to get money

CCCSO is warning people about a scam involving phone calls from someone claiming to be from the sheriff's office, saying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Harrison Tamaki, on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1195 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

About-face: Why Newsom relented, released $1 billion despite lackluster local homeless plans

Two weeks after withholding $1 billion in homelessness funding over lackluster local plans, the governor is now yielding. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Harrison Tamaki, on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Happenings 2022

The winter holiday season is officially upon us. Here's our review of the events calendar in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by Kief Bergman, on Nov 27, 2022 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 2293 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County DA determines 2021 fatal police shooting was justified

The county DA's office on Friday released a report concluding that the fatal shooting of a man by Pittsburg police at an...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Nov 27, 2022 at 12:15 am | 13 comments | 1790 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff's office inundated with concealed weapon permit requests

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office says it has been inundated with requests for concealed carry weapon permits since...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by David, on Nov 24, 2022 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD discusses updates to athletics policies

Officials and community members at the San Ramon Valley Unified School District debated updates to district policies on its...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2022
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Nov 21, 2022 at 2:27 pm | 29 comments | 2644 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

vanZee pulls ahead to healthy lead in latest election count for SRVUSD Area 1

More than a week after the election, the race for SRVUSD Area 1 has flipped again, with current leader Jesse vanZee now at...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2022
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:06 am | 7 comments | 3509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Contra Costa DA won't press charges in 2020 police shooting

The use of force by police resulting in the 2020 death of Juan Carlos Ayon Barraza in Richmond was "reasonable under the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Nov 19, 2022 at 8:59 pm | 9 comments | 2022 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Around the Valley: Influencing elections

A close look at San Ramon's 2022 candidate campaign finance filings set off alarm bells for me. It appears special interests...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Nov 18, 2022 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 2009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election: Petersen regains lead over vanZee in latest count for SRVUSD Area 1

The results of the race for the one competitive seat on the SRVUSD board have flipped twice so far as county officials continue...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Nov 11, 2022 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 3453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I Am Voting For Jesse vanZee on Tuesday from a Mom of 3 Children in Alamo

Of the three candidates running for SRVUSD Area 1 School Board, Jesse vanZee is the only candidate who has demonstrated a...

Original post made by Hilarie Bako on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by H, on Nov 10, 2022 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Vote for vanZee to bring change to SRVUSD

All three candidates have admirable strengths and would serve with dedication, but only Jesse vanZee promises to bring the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2022
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Nov 9, 2022 at 9:59 pm | 26 comments | 4750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Settlement announced over Chevron diesel fuel leak in 2021

The county DA's Office and state Department of Fish and Wildlife on Friday announced a settlement with Chevron over a leak...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by The Dude, on Nov 8, 2022 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around the Valley: Red flags

The news of the arrest of local teacher Nicholas Moseby on charges of sexually abusing teen girls sent shockwaves through...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Nov 8, 2022 at 10:15 am | 5 comments | 3559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paul Pelosi attack and restraints on our police

Many in the Bay Area have come to the defense of alleged "mentally ill" criminals and against the police who have to shoot...

Original post made by D on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Haley Jacobson, on Nov 8, 2022 at 9:38 am | 11 comments | 501 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California might levy a new tax on oil companies. Here's what to know

Here are the basics of the new windfall profit tax Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed, and how similar taxes have worked in the past. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Nov 8, 2022 at 6:10 am | 1 comment | 1242 Views
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