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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs 2.56% raises for executive cabinet, management staff

The SRVUSD Board of Education approved plans to award its executive cabinet, management staff and confidential employees...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Anonymity , 5 hours ago | 15 comments | 2704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enough is Enough

As a proud parent of 3 children in or through the San Ramon Valley school district, I have always felt blessed with how great...

Original post made by Steve Wilcox on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by SRVUSD parent, on May 30, 2020 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 78 Views

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County health officer says COVID-19 restrictions will loosen carefully, deliberately

Dr. Chris Farnitano said he knows Bay Area residents are getting frustrated with what feels like a glacial pace in reopening...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Dickita P, on May 29, 2020 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 2645 Views

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Governor says hair salons can reopen in 47 counties; Contra Costa not on list

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that 47 counties across the state, including Solano and Napa counties, can reopen hair...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 28, 2020 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 5234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to consider raises for executive cabinet, management

The SRVUSD board is set to give retiring Superintendent Rick Schmitt, his executive cabinet and management staff 2.56% retroactive...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Disgusted SRVUSD parent, on May 28, 2020 at 9:41 am | 16 comments | 4737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville entrepreneur receives $100,000 deal on 'Shark Tank'

A Danville local dove into the "Shark Tank" last week, and came out with a $100,000 investment after a successful pitch on...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Adam Lavine, on May 28, 2020 at 12:19 am | 2 comments | 11721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council holding in-person meeting to discuss revenue shortfalls from COVID-19 pandemic

The Danville Town Council is set to review the ongoing financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic during a special budgetary...

Original post made on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by RodgerD, on May 25, 2020 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1214 Views

RESTAURANTS

San Ramon council considering new policies for restaurants, businesses to operate outdoors

The San Ramon City Council is set Tuesday to discuss adopting an interim policy and waive application fees that would allow...

Original post made on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Susan, on May 25, 2020 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 4425 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Comment deadline extended for Contra Costa County drilling plan

The public comment period for a proposed exploratory oil and gas drilling operation west of Brentwood, on rural Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
Last comment by Chalyse, on May 23, 2020 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 3174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD selects Toronto's top administrator as superintendent finalist

The SRVUSD Board of Education has identified Toronto director of education John Malloy, Ed.D., as its preferred candidate...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Tim, on May 22, 2020 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 3643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville: Popular Fourth of July parade to go on, in live-stream mode

The 2020 Danville Fourth of July Parade, a Contra Costa County institution for more than 60 years that draws more than 30,000...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by RWR, on May 22, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 9 comments | 2481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swalwell launches political action committee targeting key election races for Democrats

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) has announced the launch of a political action committee that aims to...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on May 21, 2020 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County eases restrictions for retail, other industries in latest health order

Six Bay Area jurisdictions slightly relaxed the region's COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place order Monday, allowing multiple...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 8:29 am | 14 comments | 16732 Views

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Contra Costa County Superior Court to resume almost-full operations May 26

Most functions of the Contra Costa County Superior Court, including jury service, are set to reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by KellyGamble, on May 21, 2020 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 2093 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County seeks contact tracing volunteers

Contra Costa County health officials are seeking volunteers to be "contact tracers" to research the connections between people...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 20, 2020 at 12:55 am | 3 comments | 2828 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon: City looks to use general fund reserves to make up for budgetary shortfall from COVID-19

San Ramon city officials say they will be able to make up for budget shortfalls resulting from the coronavirus pandemic using...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Bob duPont, on May 18, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Specialty's Café & Bakery, headquartered in Pleasanton, going out of business

Specialty's Cafe & Bakery, a restaurant brand headquartered in Pleasanton and operating more than 50 locations in three states,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6719 Views

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Public sector jobs untouched so far in Contra Costa County, but layoffs loom

While many businesses confront financial ruin and unemployment soars, jobs in Contra Costa County's public sector have remained...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by sa_deccl@yahoo.com, on May 15, 2020 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2828 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Newsom proposes deep education, health care cuts in revised state budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his revised state budget proposal Thursday, with deep cuts in education and health care funding...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on May 15, 2020 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1010 Views

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Danville native's journey on 'American Idol' comes to an end

Danville's hometown "American Idol" contestant Grace Leer had her journey come to an end on Sunday, when she was eliminated...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by JS, on May 14, 2020 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 2734 Views
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