Here’s a look at some other local news the Pioneer covered as the paper published its first print edition since March.
Just 10 months after hiring Robert Martinez as superintendent of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District, the board gave him his 30-day notice. The district is wrestling with several key issues, including teacher union negotiations, school reopening plans and budget woes. Read the full story.
Clayton Valley High School grad David O’Neill wrote the screenplay for the new Netflix drama “The Stand at Paxton County,” which was filmed in Petaluma. And after a stint in Hollywood, O’Neill is back living in his hometown of Concord. Read the full story.
Clayton held a small celebration as officials raised the Pride flag at City Hall on June 1 for the first time. “To be clear, gay rights are civil rights,” Councilman Jeff Wan said as the council approved the plan at the April 21 meeting. Read the full story.
Clayton Valley Charter High School replaced the black turf in Gonsalves Stadium with a green all-weather playing surface in time for the drive-through graduation ceremony. Read the full story.
Here are some other stories worth checking out on our website and in the print edition of the Pioneer:
- Congratulations to the historic Class of 2020.
- Local high schools honor 2019-’20 Athletes of the Year.
- Contra Costa County businesses see mixed results as COVID restrictions ease.
- Mayors face off in Census challenge.
- Concord soccer stadium project gets red card.