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Contra Costa County sees first resentencing in history under new state law

A prisoner convicted in 2005 for an Orinda burglary is the first person in Contra Costa County to have their sentence reduced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 1417 Views

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Bishop Ranch starts work on new solar project, with goal of achieving 100% renewable energy

Bishop Ranch broke ground Monday on a new rooftop and canopy solar installation project that company officials say will offset...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on May 3, 2021 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 3128 Views

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Sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter, gun assault for 2018 fatal police shooting in Danville

Contra Costa DA has charged county sheriff's deputy Andrew Hall with felony counts of voluntary manslaughter and assault...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 28, 2021 at 10:12 pm | 38 comments | 4782 Views

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Guest Opinion: Understanding the Tri-Valley's water supply

As we face a significant spring drought, I want to share key information about the state of water in the Tri-Valley and how...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2021
Last comment by J.J., on Apr 27, 2021 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 3120 Views

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EBMUD board expected to officially declare Stage 1 drought

The East Bay Municipal Utility District Board of Directors is set to consider officially declaring a Stage 1 drought at its...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2021
Last comment by ddmom, on Apr 26, 2021 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 3352 Views

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San Ramon: Resident group sues city over Costco gas station approval

A collection of residents have filed a lawsuit against the city of San Ramon over its approval of a 32-pump Costco gas station...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Apr 15, 2021 at 9:15 pm | 4 comments | 3955 Views

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Protesters condemn fatal police shooting in Danville

Dozens of protesters marched through Danville on Sunday, coming out to condemn the death of 32-year-old Tyrell Wilson, who...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 7, 2021 at 9:21 am | 17 comments | 5207 Views

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Dublin mourns the loss of local 'superhero' Catherine Kuo

Hundreds of residents attended a candlelight vigil on Sunday evening in memory of DUSD Trustee Catherine Kuo, who was killed...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Mar 30, 2021 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 3485 Views

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SRVUSD considers opening schools for full-day, in-person learning four days a week

The SRVUSD Board of Education will discuss bringing students back to full-day, in-person instruction for four days a week...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by Anne, on Mar 25, 2021 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 5394 Views

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Tri-Valley residents, officials condemn violence against Asian Americans

Tri-Valley residents and officials alike are publicly condemning rising occurrences of anti-Asian violence seen in the U.S.,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Mar 24, 2021 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 3157 Views

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Dougherty Valley High School wins 2021 National Science Bowl regional competition

The student team at Dougherty Valley High School showed off their scientific prowess earlier this month by winning the the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2021
Last comment by Christie Mehta, on Mar 19, 2021 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 2996 Views

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Swalwell sues Trump, allies over Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell has sued former President Donald Trump, his son and two allies in federal court, alleging their...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by I know a Little, on Mar 11, 2021 at 7:28 pm | 7 comments | 2503 Views

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Danville: Planning Commission to again discuss Montair HOA appeal

The Danville Planning Commission is set Tuesday to carry on with its review of an appeal challenging a residential project...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by John Bradford, on Mar 9, 2021 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 2785 Views

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Contra Costa County expected to enter red tier in 2-3 weeks as COVID cases decline

Public health officials told the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Tuesday they're making enough progress against...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Mar 5, 2021 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 5900 Views

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San Ramon Regional names registered nurse as 2020 Employee of the Year

In recognition of exemplary performance over the past year, San Ramon Regional Medical Center has named nurse Sumy Mathews...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by Valley resident for 40+ years, on Feb 26, 2021 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 2257 Views

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Danville: Planning Commission to review Montair HOA appeal

The Danville Planning Commission is set Tuesday to debate an appeal challenging a residential project that would reduce a...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by Jordan, on Feb 25, 2021 at 10:25 am | 6 comments | 2525 Views

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Dial 9-8-8: Bauer-Kahan introduces new bill addressing mental health emergency calls

Californians reporting a mental health crisis would be connected with trained counselors instead of police dispatch through...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by The Dude, on Feb 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

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Danville rep appointed to Oakley school board as county takes over temporarily after hot mic scandal resignations

After the resignations, county Board of Education President Annette Lewis appointed herself and fellow county board rep Mike...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Feb 22, 2021 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 3145 Views

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Vaccines now available to education, food, other essential workers in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County has opened up COVID-19 vaccination appointments to teachers, grocery employees, and other frontline essential...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by Rick Pfeifer , on Feb 19, 2021 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 2353 Views

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San Ramon officials to update status of city at virtual event Friday

San Ramon is set to hold a virtual update on the state of the city during a special virtual event on Friday morning, where...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by ck1, on Feb 19, 2021 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1389 Views
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