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A fair in the fall

A fair in the fall

Looking ahead to the closing weekend of the weather-shortened nine-day fall run, some highlights include Halloween themed movies and live concerts, in addition to the usual fair offerings such as carnival rides, food, vendors and a range of exhibits.
What a Week: Pass those bills -- How legislation from Bauer-Kahan and Glazer performed this year

What a Week: Pass those bills -- How legislation from Bauer-Kahan and Glazer performed this year

Editorial: I recently went back through the results for bills authored by State Senator Steve Glazer and Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan -- the two Orinda Democrats who represent the Tri-Valley in the respective houses.
Settlement resolves hazmat allegations against Ulta Beauty stores in Tri-Valley

Settlement resolves hazmat allegations against Ulta Beauty stores in Tri-Valley

Alameda and Contra Costa prosecutors recently joined 32 other district attorneys and city attorneys across California in reaching a settlement with Ulta Beauty, Inc., and its affiliates for alleged hazardous waste violations.
FDA panel supports COVID vaccines for 5-11 age group

FDA panel supports COVID vaccines for 5-11 age group

An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted Tuesday in support of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of 5 and 11.
How local independent commissions are changing California redistricting

How local independent commissions are changing California redistricting

New independent commissions are drawing election districts in cities and counties that could change representation and priorities.
Final Plan Bay Area 2050 initiatives adopted by oversight agencies

Final Plan Bay Area 2050 initiatives adopted by oversight agencies

The Bay Area is one step closer to achieving its $1.4 trillion strategy to improve housing, transportation, economic and environmental concerns as two oversight agencies approved the final roadmap of Plan Bay Area 2050 on Thursday evening.
Storm soaks the Bay Area

Storm soaks the Bay Area

The Tri-Valley experienced a steady rainstorm throughout Sunday as the Bay Area got its first serious soaking of the season.
Alameda County Fair open now through Halloween

Alameda County Fair open now through Halloween

The Alameda County Fair is returning to Pleasanton this Friday through Halloween, offering a reimagined yet familiar event this fall after the typically summer showcase was put on hold amid the pandemic.
Postseason EBAL action

Postseason EBAL action

As the East Bay Athletic League Fall season starts to wind down, it is time to get excited for the looming North Coast Section playoffs in all sports.
Guest Opinion: Zone 7 encourages Tri-Valley to step up water conservation efforts

Guest Opinion: Zone 7 encourages Tri-Valley to step up water conservation efforts

Much work remains for all Californians in seeing our state through this historic drought. Conservation is an important component, and Zone 7 is optimistic that the Tri-Valley residents will heed the call in the remaining months of 2021.