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2022 primary election turnout down nearly 5% from 2018 in Contra Costa County

This year's voter turnout in Contra Costa County dropped nearly 5% since the last midterm primary in 2018, according to numbers...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Greg Atchison, on Jul 12, 2022 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 2782 Views

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San Ramon debuts alarm permit program

The city of San Ramon is implementing a new registration system for alarms this year that is intended to reduce the approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2022
Last comment by The Dude, on Jul 11, 2022 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rehkopf appointed as Greenbrook Elementary School principal

Ailsa Rehkopf, a former vice principal in Pleasanton, is taking the reins of operations at Greenbrook Elementary School in...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by David A, on Jul 9, 2022 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 2894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville unveils housing plan simulation tool

Danville officials are continuing to seek input from residents on how to proceed with the next phase of the drafting process...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by Rick Davis, on Jul 8, 2022 at 11:57 am | 4 comments | 2068 Views

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Director Lane announces retirement from East Bay Parks board

Beverly Lane, a former Danville mayor and longtime member of the East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors, announced...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2022
Last comment by Robin Taylor, on Jul 6, 2022 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 2492 Views

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Livermore: Hells Angels founder Ralph 'Sonny' Barger dies at 83

Barger died at the age of 83 of cancer in Livermore and was the founding member of the Oakland branch of the Hells Angels...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2022
Last comment by Biker Mama, on Jul 5, 2022 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 5536 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the U.S.,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2022
Last comment by Fergus Young, on Jul 4, 2022 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 2043 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested at end of hour-plus freeway chase following armed carjacking in Tri-Valley

Two Merced teenagers were taken into custody last week after allegedly leading CHP officers on a high-speed chase up and...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Philomena Watkins, on Jul 3, 2022 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments | 2112 Views

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California tax relief: What's in the deal

After weeks of talks, Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders announce a tax relief plan that includes refunds of as much...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by The Dude, on Jun 28, 2022 at 12:14 am | 1 comment | 1386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville: Demonstrators call for more action from officials following 'White Lives Matter' display

Two prominent features of civic engagement in the pandemic era -- spirited public comment sessions at virtual meetings and...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Local Fun Guy, on Jun 23, 2022 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 5745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County sheriff election: Incumbent Livingston, challenger Therriault face off in public safety forum

Sheriff David Livingston and challenger Benjamin Therriault debated issues such as deadly shootings by a deputy in Danville,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Jeff Husted, on Jun 22, 2022 at 5:14 pm | 20 comments | 14415 Views

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Livingston wins fourth term as Contra Costa County sheriff

Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner David Livingston is poised to serve for a fourth term, defeating a challenge to his seat...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by Lillian Jacobs, on Jun 22, 2022 at 4:07 pm | 24 comments | 4372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Robbery suspects, neighbor exchange gunfire in Danville

Danville police were investigating into the night Tuesday after a robbery attempt reportedly turned into an exchange of gunfire...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jeff Husted, on Jun 22, 2022 at 2:51 pm | 15 comments | 11936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cal High principal Keefer resigns position to return to teaching

Some are questioning the timing of Cal High principal Megan Keefer's resignation, given the recent controversy over the school's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by H, on Jun 21, 2022 at 10:00 am | 22 comments | 14197 Views

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Smash-and-grab robbery hits Macy's in Walnut Creek

Police investigators in Walnut Creek are looking for the three men responsible for a smash-and-grab robbery at the Macy's...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2022
Last comment by Dapper Danville, on Jun 20, 2022 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board poised to extend contracts of Superintendent Malloy, cabinet members

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is set to vote on renewing the contracts for Superintendent...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Efren Guerrero, on Jun 15, 2022 at 4:35 pm | 5 comments | 2407 Views

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Danville council to discuss Downtown Master Plan update

The Danville Town Council is set for a study session Tuesday in which they will review an update on the long-discussed Downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by ddmom, on Jun 14, 2022 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2168 Views

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Becton takes victory for re-election as Contra Costa County district attorney

Contra Costa County DA Diana Becton is set to continue in her position for a second full term after finishing Election Night...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by Chantelle Davis, on Jun 14, 2022 at 8:13 am | 14 comments | 4825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families demand SRVUSD Superintendent Malloy be fired over handling of Cal High cheer mannequin controversy

Students and parents from the California High School cheer and stunt team are calling for Superintendent John Malloy to be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by H, on Jun 14, 2022 at 8:08 am | 35 comments | 7741 Views

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FDA advisory panel recommends emergency use approval of Novavax COVID vaccine

An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted last week to recommend an emergency use authorization for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Jun 13, 2022 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 1926 Views
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