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Soros-backed PAC spends $1.95 million on local DA campaign

A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has contributed more than $1.95 million to Diana...

Original post made on May. 30, 2022
Last comment by Madeleine Mills, on Jun 1, 2022 at 5:21 am | 5 comments | 2519 Views

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Four in the running for Contra Costa County clerk-recorder

Contra Costa County voters will have their choice of candidates for their next clerk-recorder with a range of backgrounds...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Also a Parent and also a Voter, on May 31, 2022 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 15276 Views

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Man arrested after shooting in downtown Danville

A young man from Concord with an outstanding burglary warrant was taken into custody in Danville after police allege he fired...

Original post made on May. 29, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on May 29, 2022 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 13718 Views

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What a Week: Why no endorsements

You may have noticed our editorial board has not issued endorsements ahead of this primary election. I know some candidates...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Birkman Tillary, on May 29, 2022 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 2145 Views

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Election preview: Andrews, Kramer battle for Contra Costa County assessor seat

Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer is facing a challenge to his seat for the first time since 2010, by political newcomer...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 21, 2022 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 7177 Views

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Measure G puts future of vehicle abatement program in county voters' hands

Amid a county election season with a number of hotly contested races, at least one item on the ballot in the upcoming primary...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 19, 2022 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 7158 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County DA election: Incumbent Becton, challenger Knox debate issues ahead of primary

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton and challenger Mary Knox, a longtime prosecutor in the DA's office, addressed...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by The Dude, on May 17, 2022 at 8:23 pm | 6 comments | 9027 Views

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California's $100 billion surplus: What to know about Newsom's spending plan

Gov. Gavin Newsom reveals his revised May budget, including his inflation relief plan and spending priorities on education,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by nd1976, on May 16, 2022 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRVUSD reverses course, keeps Slip schedules for kindergarten students

Officials at the San Ramon Valley Unified School District have reinstated a popular scheduling system for kindergarten students...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by H, on May 13, 2022 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 3340 Views

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EBMUD customers to see 8% drought surcharge starting July 1

Facing down a second consecutive dry year, the East Bay Municipal Utility District board decided this week to impose an 8%...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 12, 2022 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 2316 Views

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Danville: Commission to vote on 2-story, mixed-use building on Hartz Avenue

The Danville Planning Commission is set Tuesday to consider allowing a proposed development consisting of condos, commercial...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Dapper Danville, on May 11, 2022 at 7:05 pm | 3 comments | 3436 Views

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Diablo Vista band teacher announced as finalist for county Teacher of the Year

Diablo Vista Middle School music teacher Chavonta Edington has advanced as a finalist at the Contra Costa County level in...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Danville Mom, on May 7, 2022 at 2:44 am | 1 comment | 2448 Views

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SRVUSD announces end of Slip schedule for kindergartners

SRVUSD kindergarteners will no longer have the option of Slip schedules, which allow for smaller class sizes and more personalized...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by H, on May 6, 2022 at 8:40 am | 4 comments | 3187 Views

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With more enforcement power than ever, state relies on activists to enforce the 'duplex law'

Senate Bill 9 was going to herald the end of the single-family zoning that many see as a reason for the state's housing crisis....

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on May 5, 2022 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 1584 Views

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Roadwork set for Round Hill area in Alamo this week

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department has announced a pavement repair project on several Alamo streets this week...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by Chandra, on May 3, 2022 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Contra Costa DA Becton's husband named in sex abuse lawsuit

Lawyers for an alleged victim of child sex abuse by an employee of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Richmond wants...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by D, on May 2, 2022 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 3702 Views

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BART board reinstates mask requirement

BART riders will once again be required to wear a mask while on BART property after the transit agency's Board of Directors...

Original post made on May. 2, 2022
Last comment by The Dude, on May 2, 2022 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville: Planning Commission to vote on proposed self-storage facility downtown

The Danville Planning Commission is set Tuesday to consider approving the final measures necessary to allow for a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by Chris Koenig, on May 2, 2022 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 3267 Views

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Can't fly anymore: Swalwell bill targets abusive airline passengers

Local congressman Eric Swalwell is one of two lawmakers who have introduced a bill that aims to tame the trend of aggressive...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Apr 30, 2022 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 1752 Views

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EBMUD mandates 10% cuts to customers' water use

Aiming to curb water use, the board of the East Bay Municipal Utility District on Tuesday mandated a 10 % reduction districtwide,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by dlq, on Apr 28, 2022 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 3562 Views
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