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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 MamaP, 9 hours ago | 14 comments | 3465 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 H, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1270 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rep. DeSaulnier: With Capitol violence, 'We came close to losing democracy'

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier said he's still working through some of the things he saw on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Mr. Kalugin, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 490 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Erica , 20 hours ago | 34 comments | 7437 Views

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Coroner IDs two young men killed in fiery crash on I-680 in San Ramon

The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office has identified the two young men killed in a fiery collision on Interstate 680 near...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Jan 13, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 4813 Views

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SRVUSD: Resident challenges postponement of in-person learning, alleges Brown Act violation

The San Ramon Valley school board is set Tuesday to discuss an allegation it violated state public meeting laws after a resident...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Coach, on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:38 pm | 5 comments | 2960 Views

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DeSaulnier hosting virtual town hall on 'impeachment and 25th Amendment'

In response to last week's assault on the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is supporting congressional colleagues' effort...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 12, 2021 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 703 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Not a NIMBY racist, on Jan 10, 2021 at 9:10 pm | 16 comments | 10171 Views

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As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, local Reps. DeSaulnier and Swalwell escape unharmed

Local U.S. Reps. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) were among hundreds of legislators who fled the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Local Man, on Jan 7, 2021 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2428 Views

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State has administered just 35% of COVID-19 vaccines received to date

California has administered just 35% of the COVID-19 vaccine doses it has received to date, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Maskedman, on Jan 5, 2021 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 765 Views

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Ken Sandy, Danville's first police chief, dies from COVID-19

Ken Sandy, Danville's first and longest-serving police chief and a Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy from 1965 until his...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by CJ Andreasen, on Jan 5, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 3992 Views

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Legislators increase pressure to open schools as most stay closed this fall

A group of state Assembly members has co-authored a bill that would require schools to at least partially physically reopen...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1193 Views

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Danville: Town officials ask residents to commit to combating coronavirus amid recent surge

Danville has documented 170 new cases of COVID-19 within the past two weeks, a significant spike that has town officials...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Local Man, on Jan 4, 2021 at 12:36 pm | 13 comments | 4020 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Mike Paul, on Jan 4, 2021 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 6247 Views

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Bay Area's stay-at-home order in effect until at least Jan. 8, state officials say

State stay-at-home orders will remain in effect in the Bay Area until at least Jan. 8 with potential to extend depending...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dalen, on Jan 4, 2021 at 6:12 am | 1 comment | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD cancels planned return to in-person learning in January

Amid the worst surge of coronavirus cases in the Bay Area since the pandemic began nearly a year ago, the SRVUSD Board of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jan 1, 2021 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 9729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon police open fire after suspect vehicle drags officer while trying to escape

San Ramon police fired several shots at a suspect who allegedly dragged an officer by their car while trying to flee the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2020
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Dec 30, 2020 at 7:48 am | 5 comments | 2993 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants' lawsuit against outdoor dining restrictions on hold in Contra Costa County

A lawsuit against Contra Costa County over early adoption of a health order banning outdoor dining at restaurants is on hold...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Daenerys Targaryen, on Dec 29, 2020 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 5364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Former assemblywoman Baker appointed to Fair Political Practices Commission

Dublin resident and former two-term California assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been appointed to the state's Fair Political...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by Matty, on Dec 23, 2020 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 3134 Views
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