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Candidates in Concord and Clayton give statements as vote count continues

Candidates in Concord and Clayton give statements as vote count continues

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (Nov. 9, 2022) — Candidates in some local races still don't know who the winners and ...
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Late night vote totals in Concord, Clayton and Pleasant Hill

Election night vote totals in Concord, Clayton and Pleasant Hill

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (Nov. 9, 2022) —Votes are still being counted in Contra Costa County. However, the late night ...
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Journey of a mail-in ballot: multi-step process assures integrity of vote count

Journey of a mail-in ballot: multi-step process assures integrity of vote count

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (Nov. 9, 2022) — With all its hype and fanfare, Election Day gets top billing as ...
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Analyzing the trends as votes come in

CONCORD, CA (Nov. 7, 2022) — Writing just before election night, I can only surmise what might be the results ...
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Letter to the Editor — Why I voted for Jeff Wan in 2018 but cannot in 2022

CLAYTON, CA (Nov. 4, 2022) — In 2018, I wanted fresh perspective on our council. Three qualities I aspire to, ...
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Book Banning: Lockdown on Learning, Nov. 17

Book Banning: Lockdown on Learning, Nov. 17

“If a public school were to remove every book because it contains one word deemed objectionable to some parent, then ...
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Letter to the Editor: Is this Leadership We Can Trust?

CLAYTON, CA (Nov. 1, 2022) — Jeff Wan’s comments during the League of Women Voters forum are at odds with ...
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What You Need to Know About Misinformation and Disinformation

What You Need to Know About Misinformation and Disinformation

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (Nov. 1, 2022) — The effects of misinformation and disinformation (also called “fake news”) are damaging ...
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Pulse of Concord

Election may foretell scary times ahead

CONCORD, CA (Oct. 27, 2022) — While the little kids prance about as demons and monsters in a general goodwill ...
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On Flyers, Attacks, and Civility — Clayton City Council election

On Flyers, Attacks, and Civility — Clayton City Council election

CLAYTON, CA (Oct. 20, 2022) — Recently I learned of a flyer that had been distributed to some homes in ...
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