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Pelosi picks Swalwell as impeachment manager

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) was selected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve as an impeachment manager...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by D, on Jan 31, 2021 at 7:39 am | 4 comments | 1221 Views

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SRVUSD: Parents air frustrations at board meeting

Frustrations over the SRVUSD's decision to postpone in-person learning amid surging coronavirus cases were on display during...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Andy, on Jan 30, 2021 at 10:28 pm | 18 comments | 6356 Views

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County supervisors want more vaccines in neediest areas

Contra Costa County supervisors said this week that they want to increase the COVID-19 vaccination rates in the communities...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2021
Last comment by PJ Sully, on Jan 29, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD enrollment projected to drop by 4,100-5,400 students over next seven years

SRVUSD is currently projecting a significant decline in student enrollment over the next several years, with district officials...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 28, 2021 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 7282 Views

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California health leaders lift regional stay-at-home orders

The California Department of Public Health ended regional stay-at-home orders on Monday morning, effective immediately for...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
Last comment by Rick, on Jan 26, 2021 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2701 Views

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SRVUSD board to discuss state health guidelines for reopening schools

After converting to remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic, the SRVUSD Board of Education plans to review new guidelines...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
Last comment by H, on Jan 25, 2021 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 2675 Views

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San Ramon residents file appeal challenging new 32-pump Costco gas station

A group of residents has filed an appeal with the city over the San Ramon Planning Commission's decision to approve a 32-pump...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Hometown Gal, on Jan 25, 2021 at 4:29 pm | 4 comments | 6578 Views

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Most popular library books for San Ramon Valley readers in 2020

The Contra Costa County Library System reached a record-breaking 1 million digital book checkouts in 2020, a feat achieved...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Anne Milano Appel, on Jan 22, 2021 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 3921 Views

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Livermore Lab working on 'universal' coronavirus vaccine

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced this week a new collaboration with a United Kingdom company to develop a...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Diane Stevenson, on Jan 21, 2021 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2186 Views

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San Ramon: Commission to review plans for 284 apartments at The Marketplace

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to hold a workshop Tuesday to discuss the design concept for a five-story, 284-unit...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Jan 21, 2021 at 9:32 am | 18 comments | 13603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon: Police make seven arrests over busy four days

The San Ramon Police Department has been busy patrolling the streets over the past four days, arresting seven people during...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Jan 19, 2021 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 4924 Views

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BART able to balance budget with new federal funding; nine-figure deficits still loom

Federal relief funding is expected to cover BART's previously projected budget deficit, preventing the transit agency from...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Jan 19, 2021 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1654 Views

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Recall effort targets three SRVUSD board members over remote learning

A group of San Ramon Valley parents has initiated the process to start collecting signatures for a recall petition to oust...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by H, on Jan 17, 2021 at 8:52 am | 35 comments | 12394 Views

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County elections chief provides details about SRVUSD recall petition process

Notices of intent to recall three members of the SRVUSD's Board of Education have been received by the Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Charles , on Jan 15, 2021 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 3339 Views

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Seniors 65 and older can schedule COVID-19 vaccination in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County residents 65 and older can now sign up to receive COVID-19 vaccine shots, Contra Costa Health Services...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Lewis Glenn, on Jan 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 6391 Views

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Rep. DeSaulnier: With Capitol violence, 'We came close to losing democracy'

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier said he's still working through some of the things he saw on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Mr. Kalugin, on Jan 14, 2021 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

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Coroner IDs two young men killed in fiery crash on I-680 in San Ramon

The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office has identified the two young men killed in a fiery collision on Interstate 680 near...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Nebuchadnezzar, on Jan 13, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 6327 Views

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SRVUSD: Resident challenges postponement of in-person learning, alleges Brown Act violation

The San Ramon Valley school board is set Tuesday to discuss an allegation it violated state public meeting laws after a resident...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Coach, on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:38 pm | 5 comments | 3782 Views

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DeSaulnier hosting virtual town hall on 'impeachment and 25th Amendment'

In response to last week's assault on the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is supporting congressional colleagues' effort...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 12, 2021 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 1151 Views

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As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, local Reps. DeSaulnier and Swalwell escape unharmed

Local U.S. Reps. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) were among hundreds of legislators who fled the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Local Man, on Jan 7, 2021 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 2366 Views
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