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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to consider raises for executive cabinet, management

The SRVUSD board is set to give retiring Superintendent Rick Schmitt, his executive cabinet and management staff 2.56% retroactive...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by San Ramon Resident, 50 minutes ago | 2 comments | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council holding in-person meeting to discuss revenue shortfalls from COVID-19 pandemic

The Danville Town Council is set to review the ongoing financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic during a special budgetary...

Original post made on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by RodgerD, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 891 Views

RESTAURANTS

San Ramon council considering new policies for restaurants, businesses to operate outdoors

The San Ramon City Council is set Tuesday to discuss adopting an interim policy and waive application fees that would allow...

Original post made on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Susan, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 3806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Comment deadline extended for Contra Costa County drilling plan

The public comment period for a proposed exploratory oil and gas drilling operation west of Brentwood, on rural Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
Last comment by Chalyse, on May 23, 2020 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 2497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD selects Toronto's top administrator as superintendent finalist

The SRVUSD Board of Education has identified Toronto director of education John Malloy, Ed.D., as its preferred candidate...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Tim, on May 22, 2020 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 2802 Views

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Danville: Popular Fourth of July parade to go on, in live-stream mode

The 2020 Danville Fourth of July Parade, a Contra Costa County institution for more than 60 years that draws more than 30,000...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by RWR, on May 22, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 9 comments | 2382 Views

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Swalwell launches political action committee targeting key election races for Democrats

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) has announced the launch of a political action committee that aims to...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on May 21, 2020 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1025 Views

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Contra Costa County eases restrictions for retail, other industries in latest health order

Six Bay Area jurisdictions slightly relaxed the region's COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place order Monday, allowing multiple...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 8:29 am | 14 comments | 16445 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County Superior Court to resume almost-full operations May 26

Most functions of the Contra Costa County Superior Court, including jury service, are set to reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 1956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County seeks contact tracing volunteers

Contra Costa County health officials are seeking volunteers to be "contact tracers" to research the connections between people...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 20, 2020 at 12:55 am | 3 comments | 2753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon: City looks to use general fund reserves to make up for budgetary shortfall from COVID-19

San Ramon city officials say they will be able to make up for budget shortfalls resulting from the coronavirus pandemic using...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Bob duPont, on May 18, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

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Specialty's Café & Bakery, headquartered in Pleasanton, going out of business

Specialty's Cafe & Bakery, a restaurant brand headquartered in Pleasanton and operating more than 50 locations in three states,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6602 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public sector jobs untouched so far in Contra Costa County, but layoffs loom

While many businesses confront financial ruin and unemployment soars, jobs in Contra Costa County's public sector have remained...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by sa_deccl@yahoo.com, on May 15, 2020 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Newsom proposes deep education, health care cuts in revised state budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his revised state budget proposal Thursday, with deep cuts in education and health care funding...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on May 15, 2020 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville native's journey on 'American Idol' comes to an end

Danville's hometown "American Idol" contestant Grace Leer had her journey come to an end on Sunday, when she was eliminated...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by JS, on May 14, 2020 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 2682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD releases plan for summer school

Summer school will be back in session in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District this year, but it will be held remotely. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 13, 2020 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 3315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation’s “Dine Together” Virtual Dinner Party Touches Hearts and Raises Funds to Support Children with Nephrotic Syndrome while Supporting Local Restaurants

In response to the times, local nonprofit, The Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation (NSF) hosted Dine Together, a Virtual Dinner...

Original post made by Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation on May. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area breaks from governor, maintains ban on curbside pickup at retail stores

Bay Area health officers warned that the regional COVID-19 shelter-in-place guidelines will remain in place through at least...

Original post made on May. 9, 2020
Last comment by I agrre, on May 11, 2020 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 999 Views

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San Ramon: Commission to discuss next phase of Dougherty Valley annexation

After a prolonged absence due to Contra Costa County's shelter-in-place order, the San Ramon Planning Commission is set to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2020
Last comment by Longtime SR Resident, on May 10, 2020 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 7517 Views

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DeSaulnier released from hospital, recovering at home in DC

Tri-Valley Congressman Mark DeSaulnier has been released from the hospital over the weekend after battling serious pneumonia...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Teresa Castle, on May 10, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1289 Views
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