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San Ramon Councilman O'Loane confirms he won't seek re-election

After more than 15 years of serving his city in a variety of capacities, San Ramon City Councilman Phil O'Loane has announced...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Susan Wright, on Aug 6, 2020 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1932 Views

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DA proposes task force to close juvenile hall; news surprises some county supervisors

A plan from the Contra Costa County district attorney made public Tuesday proposing that the county's Juvenile Hall should...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Aug 6, 2020 at 2:44 am | 2 comments | 1492 Views

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Supervisor Andersen talks coronavirus response during State of the County address

Andersen's State of the County address largely focused on the local response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 4, 2020 at 6:29 am | 2 comments | 1990 Views

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Sen. Glazer calls for a second lockdown for most of California

Tri-Valley State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) is leaning on Gov. Gavin Newsom to enact another shelter-in-place policy for...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Jul 31, 2020 at 10:11 am | 7 comments | 3038 Views

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Contra Costa County Supervisors move ahead with new half-cent sales tax measure

A new half-cent sales tax to raise an estimated $81 million a year, mostly for social services, moved closer to the November...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Jul 31, 2020 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 2425 Views

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Local activist Sameera Rajwade announces candidacy for San Ramon City Council

The field of candidates seeking to lead San Ramon has grown once again, with the announcement that 21-year-old Sameera Rajwade...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2020
Last comment by Community Member, on Jul 30, 2020 at 11:25 pm | 21 comments | 6657 Views

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County supervisors establish fines for health order violations

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance establishing administrative fines...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Maria, on Jul 30, 2020 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 3434 Views

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County leaders eyeing more user-friendly Iron Horse Trail

The Iron Horse Corridor Active Transportation Study, accepted by the county supervisors last week, lays out some ways the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Inso, on Jul 28, 2020 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views

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Contra Costa County leaders to consider setting fines for health order scofflaws

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors may approve on Tuesday an ordinance establishing administrative fines for violations...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2020
Last comment by The Dude, on Jul 27, 2020 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

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Sheriff's deputy from Danville, Oscar Rocha, dies from COVID-19

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is mourning Deputy Oscar Rocha, a nearly 25-year department veteran from Danville who...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 27, 2020 at 6:46 pm | 6 comments | 7172 Views

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San Ramon: Chamber board member Susmita Nayak launches bid for mayor

The field of candidates competing to lead San Ramon continues to grow with the recent announcement that San Ramon Chamber...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Nayak4Mayor, on Jul 27, 2020 at 3:04 pm | 9 comments | 2906 Views

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San Ramon seeks residents to volunteer on advisory boards, committees

The city of San Ramon is in need of residents to volunteer on a number of advisory boards and committees in need of new members...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2020
Last comment by Luz Gomez, on Jul 26, 2020 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 3587 Views

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Contra Costa moves forward with half-cent sales tax measure for social services

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will proceed with pursuing a half-cent, 20-year sales tax measure for November's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by SRVdad, on Jul 26, 2020 at 8:19 pm | 13 comments | 4857 Views

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Valley Views: Setting goals, tracking accomplishments

Here we are, heading into Week 545 of sheltering in place. How are you feeling? I mean emotionally. If you are running a...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by J.J., on Jul 24, 2020 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1167 Views

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Danville Councilwoman Renee Morgan launches re-election bid

The Danville Town Council has had its first incumbent declare their intent to run for re-election, with the recent announcement...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by Danville Voter, on Jul 24, 2020 at 7:32 am | 8 comments | 2467 Views

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Councilman Newell Arnerich seeks historic seventh term on Danville Town Council

Longtime local leader Newell Arnerich has officially announced his candidacy for reelection to the Danville Town Council,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Danville Voter, on Jul 23, 2020 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 1502 Views

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'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 | 1407 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 | 1550 Views

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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 | 3394 Views

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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 | 3279 Views
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