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AROUND TOWN

Largest bronze eagle sculpture in California set to land in San Ramon

San Ramon will soon be home to the largest eagle in California, when the city unveils a new bronze statue of a Golden Eagle...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2020
Last comment by Carol Kaplan, on Jul 23, 2020 at 10:17 am | 10 comments | 8612 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'It's the wave of the future': More home showings go virtual

As COVID-19 continues to impact every aspect of life, local real estate professionals have had to change how they show homes....

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by geezer36, on Jul 23, 2020 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD 'Reopening Together' plan shifts to full-time remote learning for schools

The SRVUSD Board of Education has decided to pivot away from offering partial in-person instruction when schools return in...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Rachel H, on Jul 22, 2020 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 3486 Views

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SRVUSD Board President Greg Marvel launches campaign for sixth term

SRVUSD Board President Greg Marvel has confirmed his intent to run for re-election in November, launching a campaign platform...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Jul 22, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 4 comments | 1585 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E sues San Ramon Valley Fire over safety procedures

An ongoing dispute between PG&E and the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District over fire safety procedures has escalated,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by J.J., on Jul 22, 2020 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2417 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRVUSD vice president Jewett will not seek reelection

The SRVUSD Board of Education will see at least a partial changing of the guard after the November election with the recent...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2020
Last comment by Becky Bhatt, on Jul 20, 2020 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 3421 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feasibility of countywide sales tax measure being studied

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved spending $10,000 on polling to help determine whether voters...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2020
Last comment by Joel Libove, on Jul 19, 2020 at 8:05 pm | 10 comments | 3306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Charges filed against suspect accused of killing Danville doctor

An Oroville man accused of fatally shooting a Danville doctor during the Fourth of July weekend has formally been charged...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2020
Last comment by Westside Resident, on Jul 19, 2020 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD approves hybrid model for reopening schools

Students in the SRVUSD are set to return to the classroom for at least part of the time come fall, after the Board of Education...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 18, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 11 comments | 17271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

JFK University in Contra Costa County closing for good in December

John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill is closing at the end of 2020, university officials announced Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by Lee Wolfe , on Jul 17, 2020 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 4788 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supervisors seek input on hiring new county administrator with Twa retiring

The search is on for the next Contra Costa County administrator, with the upcoming retirement of David Twa, the county's...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Jul 17, 2020 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1781 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville doctor shot, killed while off-roading in Sierra County

A Danville doctor died after being shot while off-roading with his teenage son in a rural area in Sierra County during the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 16, 2020 at 11:40 am | 3 comments | 6398 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor orders various indoor activity closures statewide amid COVID-19 surge

Indoor activities across California must be reined in as the state combats a resurgence of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Gov....

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 16, 2020 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 2801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County tightens face mask rules, halts indoor worship services after COVID-19 uptick

Due to the continued rise of new novel coronavirus cases in Contra Costa County, the Contra Costa health director has issued...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 15, 2020 at 11:59 am | 10 comments | 2763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville: Police to talk cost-cutting plan for license plate reader program

The Danville Town Council is set for a special meeting Tuesday during which Police Chief Allan Shields will be on hand to...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by JimF, on Jul 14, 2020 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 3531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zoomers to Boomers helps at-risk folks stay safe

Some teens who want to help are grocery shopping for at-risk seniors and others who are advised to stay home to avoid the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Jul 13, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 3032 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pac-12 commissioner, who lives in Danville, tests positive for COVID-19

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott, who lives in Danville, has tested positive for COVID-19 after exhibiting mild symptoms,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2364 Views

SPORTS

'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams

After the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams to save money in the face...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Mutt, on Jul 12, 2020 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Parks commissioner Sridhar Verose launches campaign for San Ramon City Council

San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commissioner Sridhar Verose is the most recent local resident to announce their candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Dianne Lim, on Jul 11, 2020 at 1:53 pm | 4 comments | 2512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Views: Pleasanton cafe owner keeps smiling despite her loss

One month after her husband died, Theary Chem is carrying on the family business, Bagel Café on Main Street near Stanley....

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Johnny, on Jul 11, 2020 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 4335 Views
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