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Contra Costa County part of new stay-at-home order to take effect here Sunday

Contra Costa is among five Bay Area counties to announce a new health order to take effect in the coming days, getting out...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 5, 2020 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 17474 Views

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Prop 8 does discriminate

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen's Letter to the Editor printed in the paper Oct. 3 stating "Under California state law the...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:49 pm | 205 comments | 15831 Views

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Who was Hap Magee?

"Who was Hap Magee?" Recent visitors to Hap Magee Ranch Park seemed perplexed by the question although willing to give answers. "A...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mark Johnson, on Oct 18, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 13051 Views

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All Contra Costa voters to receive mail-in ballots for Nov. 3 election

To promote effective and safe voting among residents, the Contra Costa County Elections Department has begun the process...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 29, 2020 at 4:41 pm | 11 comments | 11931 Views

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State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matty, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:22 am | 34 comments | 11201 Views

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Thousands mourn loss of Taylor Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Diana Martini Sheppard, on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 10917 Views

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Contra Costa Health delays reopening timeline indefinitely

CCHS will postpone indefinitely its reopening timeline for businesses that had been slated to return on Wednesday, citing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by me, on Jun 30, 2020 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 9948 Views

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Bay Area counties ordering shelter-in-place amid coronavirus

Six Bay Area counties will institute a shelter-in-place order Tuesday in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by Chris fox, on Apr 2, 2020 at 3:50 pm | 6 comments | 9521 Views

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State recognizes SRVHS teacher among California's best

San Ramon Valley High School science teacher Cindy Egan has been named a 2014 California Teacher of the Year semifinalist. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Darlene Gayler, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 9338 Views

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Community divided by Prop 8

A number of issues on the November ballot have sparked debate and discussion, but none has been as polarizing as Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Someone, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:09 am | 108 comments | 9152 Views

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Danville's congressman to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by sponge_b0b_roundpants, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:49 am | 90 comments | 8735 Views

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Lawsuit with Tri-Valley link challenges DOJ suspicious activity reports

Five Californians who claim their innocent activities were wrongfully swept into government reports on alleged potential...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by spcwt, on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 7773 Views

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Chelsea Clinton set for Danville book-signing

Chelsea Clinton is set to visit a Danville bookstore to promote her new book, "It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by collins , on Oct 9, 2015 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 7350 Views

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Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 7279 Views

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San Ramon Regional Medical Center names new CEO

San Ramon Regional Medical Center has announced the appointment of Ann Lucena as its new CEO to lead all hospital operations...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Candy Hogan, on Apr 4, 2018 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 6815 Views

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Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum

Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 16, 2015 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 6573 Views

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Danville woman dies in crash outside Healdsburg

A Danville woman died early Tuesday morning when the Land Rover she was driving went off a two-lane road just east of Healdsburg...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 18, 2008 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 6564 Views

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San Ramon Valley candidates raise hundreds of thousands amid pandemic election season

While the ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have hampered traditional campaigning this election season, hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by Gina M Channell, Publisher, on Oct 29, 2020 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 6564 Views

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Attorney General accuses BP and Arco of environmental violations

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and district attorneys from seven counties across the state filed suit Monday alleging...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 11, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 9 comments | 6465 Views

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Two coronavirus cases transported to Contra Costa County for medical care

Contra Costa Health Services officials confirmed Tuesday that two novel coronavirus patients among a group of quarantined...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2020
Last comment by Nick, on Mar 2, 2020 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 6463 Views
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