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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 | 3156 Views

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Contra Costa County part of new stay-at-home order to take effect here Sunday

Contra Costa is among five Bay Area counties to announce a new health order to take effect in the coming days, getting out...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 5, 2020 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 15716 Views

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San Ramon Valley candidates raise hundreds of thousands amid pandemic election season

While the ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have hampered traditional campaigning this election season, hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Oct 29, 2020 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 4871 Views

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Lawsuit: Uber pressures drivers to support Prop 22

"For months, Californians have received aggressive messaging in support of controversial ballot initiative, Proposition...

Original post made by Senor Citizen on Oct. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 592 Views

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Editorial: Vote to re-elect Bauer-Kahan, Glazer, DeSaulnier, Swalwell

Legislative experience, actionable priorities and institutional knowledge are vital for 2021 and beyond. Vote to re-elect...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Oct 19, 2020 at 6:40 am | 2 comments | 1618 Views

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COVID Testing at Long Term Care Facilities

Private health care providers operating within Contra Costa County must now provide timely COVID-19 tests to essential workers...

Original post made by Partha Parthasarathy on Oct. 2, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1002 Views

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Valley Link receives $400 million in Alameda County funding

The Valley Link rail project now has nearly a third of funds needed to build out the planned regional transit system, after...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Nayak4Mayor, on Sep 30, 2020 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2506 Views

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All Contra Costa voters to receive mail-in ballots for Nov. 3 election

To promote effective and safe voting among residents, the Contra Costa County Elections Department has begun the process...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 29, 2020 at 4:41 pm | 11 comments | 10292 Views

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Destruction of Monuments and Public Works Honoring Historical Figures of American History

Every single day there is a call to destroy, remove, or rename monuments and public works that honor historical figures of...

Original post made by Danville on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Jul 27, 2020 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 987 Views

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Governor orders various indoor activity closures statewide amid COVID-19 surge

Indoor activities across California must be reined in as the state combats a resurgence of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Gov....

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 16, 2020 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 3240 Views

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Pac-12 commissioner, who lives in Danville, tests positive for COVID-19

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott, who lives in Danville, has tested positive for COVID-19 after exhibiting mild symptoms,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2778 Views

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Contra Costa Health delays reopening timeline indefinitely

CCHS will postpone indefinitely its reopening timeline for businesses that had been slated to return on Wednesday, citing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by me, on Jun 30, 2020 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 8814 Views

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Staying Healthy: San Ramon high-schoolers target plastic pollution

Local high schoolers recognized the influence that environmental health issues like plastic pollution have on human communities....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Sharad Lathker, on Jun 23, 2020 at 10:58 pm | 4 comments | 3294 Views

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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 Virginia McDonnell, on Jun 5, 2020 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1708 Views

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Bay Area counties ordering shelter-in-place amid coronavirus

Six Bay Area counties will institute a shelter-in-place order Tuesday in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by Chris fox, on Apr 2, 2020 at 3:50 pm | 6 comments | 7925 Views

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Local high-risk residents hunker down during shelter-in-place order

While many residents feel increased stress and anxiety associated with COVID-19, those feelings have been heightened for...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Andi Callaway, on Apr 2, 2020 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 3008 Views

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Contra Costa County reports 175 cases, three deaths from coronavirus

As of Sunday afternoon, Contra Costa County had reported 175 confirmed novel coronavirus cases and three deaths from COVID-19,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by K Wild, on Mar 30, 2020 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 4640 Views

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Hospitals in Contra Costa brace for coronavirus surge: Are they ready?

Facing an unprecedented health crisis across the country, Contra Costa County health providers are struggling to ramp up...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3264 Views

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Two coronavirus cases transported to Contra Costa County for medical care

Contra Costa Health Services officials confirmed Tuesday that two novel coronavirus patients among a group of quarantined...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2020
Last comment by Nick, on Mar 2, 2020 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 5410 Views

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San Ramon council to review waste services ordinance, consider Styrofoam ban

The San Ramon City Council is set to look over its garbage and waste policies during its regular meeting on Tuesday, during...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 11, 2020 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 2318 Views
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