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Contra Costa County to use cannabis tax revenue for youth anti-drug program

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the use of nearly $200,000 in cannabis tax revenue on education...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2023
Last comment by Roberta Healy, on Jul 9, 2023 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 2694 Views

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BART board approves new labor agreement; police officer salaries to increase by 19%

The BART Board of Directors unanimously approved a labor agreement that will increase police officer salaries by 19% in an...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2023
Last comment by Roberta Healy, on Jul 9, 2023 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 964 Views

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County sees increase in local tax base. See where Danville and San Ramon stack up...

Contra Costa County has seen an increase of billions of dollars in local properties, according to a recent announcement from...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2023
Last comment by ck1, on Jul 7, 2023 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction of PG&E staging area, inspection site underway in San Ramon

A new inspection site aimed at facilitating required testing and maintenance of the natural gas pipeline running underneath...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2023
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 7, 2023 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 2319 Views

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Dublin Unified reexamining grading policies, prompting community reaction

The Dublin school board last week discussed updating current grading practices in favor of policies that Superintendent Chris...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2023
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Jul 6, 2023 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 2794 Views

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Teen arrested following attempted robbery at Danville credit union

A teenager was arrested late last week when police responded to a reported robbery attempt at a credit union branch in Danville. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2023
Last comment by Jeff Cady, on Jul 6, 2023 at 10:26 am | 3 comments | 2798 Views

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New bill would temporarily increase Bay Area bridge tolls for public transit funding

Public transportation advocates and Bay Area lawmakers are pushing for a new bridge toll increase to bolster transit funding...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2023
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Jul 5, 2023 at 8:09 am | 9 comments | 2967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kiwanis Parade returns to downtown Danville on Fourth of July

The Kiwanis-Danville Fourth of July Parade is scheduled for Tuesday, with the popular event known to draw 30,000 to 40,000...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2023
Last comment by Ana, on Jul 5, 2023 at 6:40 am | 2 comments | 3766 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What a Week: One Town Square debate that caught my eye

I was particularly intrigued by a Town Square thread on DanvilleSanRamon.com last month, reacting to reporter Jeanita Lyman's...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2023
Last comment by Justine Wilcox, on Jun 29, 2023 at 1:31 pm | 9 comments | 3981 Views

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Dublin teens allegedly sneak into Cal High classroom to beat student

Police are investigating after a group of Dublin teens allegedly assaulted a San Ramon high school student during class earlier...

Original post made on May. 10, 2023
Last comment by Bryan Bishop, on Jun 25, 2023 at 10:36 am | 42 comments | 11437 Views

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California's budget whiplash: From a record-setting surplus to a massive shortfall in 1 year

After last year's excitement over how to spend a record $97.5 billion budget surplus, the state is now grappling with a $31.5...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2023
Last comment by Sarah Westley, on Jun 23, 2023 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 2056 Views

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Antisemitic and white nationalist callers again criticize Walnut Creek council

Two members of the Walnut Creek City Council said Tuesday night the council should consider eliminating online callers from...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2023
Last comment by 50 year resident, on Jun 22, 2023 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Control and Accountability Plan discussions to continue at SRVUSD

Trustees at the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are set to hold a third meeting on the district's Local Control...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2023
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Jun 21, 2023 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

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Diablo Road projects to continue through summer

Workers are in the midst of efforts to improve conditions on Diablo Road this summer, with officials from the Town of Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2023
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Jun 21, 2023 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 2507 Views

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EBMUD raises rates, plans $2.8B in upgrades

The East Bay Municipal Utility District will raise service rates and charges over the next two years to support a $2.8 billion...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2023
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Jun 20, 2023 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 3244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Rep. DeSaulnier wants federal government to investigate Antioch police

U.S. Reps. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and John Garamendi (D-Fairfield) have asked U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2023
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jun 17, 2023 at 8:41 am | 30 comments | 1863 Views

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DeSaulnier seeks congressional funding for Tri-Valley projects

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier announced this month that he had advanced a request for federal funding in Congress for more than...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2023
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jun 17, 2023 at 8:20 am | 8 comments | 4890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Media literacy would be required for California K-12 students under new bill

Recognizing fake news, being savvy about social media and resisting cyberbullying would be a required part of California...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2023
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Jun 17, 2023 at 12:35 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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BART board approves parking, fare increases

BART's Board of Directors adopted a new pricing parking policy last week, updating the allowed price ranges for BART's parking...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2023
Last comment by The Dude, on Jun 14, 2023 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1368 Views

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College district's associate vice chancellor/CFO Carter resigns after less than two years

CCCCD will soon be recruiting for a cabinet position as second-year associate vice chancellor and chief financial officer...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2023
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jun 14, 2023 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2925 Views
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