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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.
California pulls the plug on gas-powered leaf blowers under new law

California pulls the plug on gas-powered leaf blowers under new law

Legislation targets sales of new 'small off-road engine' equipment
BART to require all employees get vaccinated against COVID by Dec. 13

BART to require all employees get vaccinated against COVID by Dec. 13

All BART employees and contractors will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or prove their full vaccination status by mid-December under a policy the agency's board adopted Thursday.
State officials encourage flu shots as flu season begins in earnest

State officials encourage flu shots as flu season begins in earnest

State public health officials urged residents this week to get a flu vaccine, especially if they are part of a high-risk group such as those age 65 and older.
New poll finds 71% of Bay Area residents think quality of life has declined

New poll finds 71% of Bay Area residents think quality of life has declined

Bay Area residents grappling with the high cost of living, growing homelessness and high taxes say the quality of life has sunk in recent years, with a record number looking to leave the region altogether.
Alameda County supervisors to discuss A's ballpark proposal later this month

Alameda County supervisors to discuss A's ballpark proposal later this month

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is planning to discuss later this month possibly crucial financing for a proposal by the Oakland A's for a new baseball stadium at Howard Terminal in Oakland, a letter from board president Keith Carson said.
Plan for lifting mask mandate announced by Bay Area health officers

Plan for lifting mask mandate announced by Bay Area health officers

Organizations will be able to set independent masking requirements
County education board clears Tri-Valley rep in Oregon residency allegations

County education board clears Tri-Valley rep in Oregon residency allegations

Following probe, Trustee Cerrato announced she will not run for re-election next year