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San Ramon residents file appeal challenging new 32-pump Costco gas station

A group of residents has filed an appeal with the city over the San Ramon Planning Commission's decision to approve a 32-pump...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Mike Paul, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 3563 Views

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Seniors 65 and older can schedule COVID-19 vaccination in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County residents 65 and older can now sign up to receive COVID-19 vaccine shots, Contra Costa Health Services...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Lewis Glenn, on Jan 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 2436 Views

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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, on Jan 14, 2021 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 650 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 | 5718 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 | 3159 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 | 792 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 | 1881 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 | 824 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 | 4056 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. 1270 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 | 4055 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 | 1559 Views

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Report: Suspected spy targeted Swalwell, other politicians

National news outlet Axios released an expose story this week after a yearlong investigation into the actions of a Chinese...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Ocean Dean, on Dec 21, 2020 at 8:03 am | 6 comments | 3000 Views

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Stanford's resident doctors protest exclusion from first round of COVID-19 vaccinations

When Stanford Health Care gave the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Friday, most of its resident physicians, many of whom...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:27 am | 1 comment | 1234 Views

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Contra Costa DA makes stricter interim asset forfeiture rules permanent

Making an interim policy permanent, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton has strengthened rules governing civil...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Dec 20, 2020 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 3527 Views

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Dublin City Council passes new gun storage law

Gun owners in Dublin will soon be required to store their firearms inside a locked container or keep it disabled with a trigger...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Joe Theguy, on Dec 17, 2020 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 2044 Views

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Bauer-Kahan reintroduces bill to help prevent wildfires

Legislation aiming to fight potential wildfires started by utility companies that fall short of safety standards was reintroduced...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Darlene G, on Dec 17, 2020 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1137 Views

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All 11 greater Bay Area counties now under stay-at-home order as region's ICU capacity falls below 15%

The entirety of the greater Bay Area region moved into the state's coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home order Wednesday as the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Matty, on Dec 17, 2020 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

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Contra Costa County supervisors to consider steeper health order fines

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is scheduled to discuss (and perhaps approve) new administrative...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2020
Last comment by CCResident, on Dec 16, 2020 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 6033 Views

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Walnut Creek: 42,000 gallons of gasoline discharged in underground spill

An underground gasoline spill discovered in Walnut Creek last month is prompting a cleanup effort and investigation by several...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
Last comment by Jon B., on Dec 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 3730 Views
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