Chevron to close Concord facility by 2016

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Chevron recently announced internally to its Bay Area employees that it is set to close its Concord facility and relocate employees to the San Ramon in 2016. The particulars of the announcement are bulleted below. According to Chevron sources: Details for Chevron Concord facility closure Chevron consistently evaluates and optimizes the company’s office space portfolio to meet […]

Cheapest gasoline in Concord

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Cheap gas has always been a great feature of Concord, California. But where inside Concord is the cheapest gasoline? It was not too long ago, in October of 2012 to be exact, that gasoline was selling for $5.00 a gallon or more. Now, the cheapest gasoline is hovering around $3.00 a gallon. A survey of […]

SuperSync 6 lets you compare and share iTunes Libraries

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One of my favorite iTunes Manager application is SuperSync. With SuperSync’s built-in client/server software, users can instantly retrieve a song left on their laptop, play a song on their home computer while using an office PC, or copy their entire iTunes library on to a new computer or disk drive. I’ve been able to share […]

BART to charge for parking at Concord stations, beginning Oct 27

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Bay Area Rapid Transit ( BART ) has announced that it will soon charge $1-a-day fee-to-park will soon be charged at the Concord and North Concord/Martinez BART stations, where parking is currently free. The new fees begin Monday, Oct. 27 at the downtown Concord BART station, and Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the North Concord/Martinez station. […]

Hulafrog offers local, kid-friendly events calendar for parents

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Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend? Look no further. Hulafrog, a national network of local community guides for families, has launched its latest website in the Walnut Creek Diablo area. The site promises parents a daily dose of the best local activities, destinations, deals and other resources for kids. Hulafrog answers many […]

Guy Houston ready to lead Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority

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After a nationwide search, former Dublin Mayor and State Legislator Guy Houston has been tentatively selected as Executive Director of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority. The Oakland Coliseum, built in 1966 is currently the 5th oldest Major League Baseball Stadium. The Coliseum Authority is negotiating with the Oakland A’s and the Oakland Raiders to house […]

Dutch Supreme Court rules Ecuador must pay Chevron $106 Million

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  On Friday, September 26, the Dutch Supreme Court upheld a decision against the Republic of Ecuador that requires the country to pay US$106 million to the oil company Chevron. The ruling upholds the results of an arbitration proceeding in the Hague originating from Ecuador’s alleged breach of an oil extraction and exploitation concession agreement […]