Pleasant Hill amends zoning rules; upholds gun sales restrictions despite legal challenge

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On Monday, June 9th the Pleasant Hill City Council introduced zoning ordinance amendments to “sync up” with its law adopted last year that regulates firearms and ammunition sales. As expected, introduction of the zoning changes was approved on a 3-2 vote that mirrored last year’s adoption of the new gun law (Councilmembers Carlson and Weir opposed; Durant, Flaherty […]

Stress Test proves Tim Geithner is not a rat

Stress Test Review: Tim Geithner is not a rat

On the occasion of the release of former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Timothy Geithner’s new book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crisis, any account of the economic meltdown he directed during 2008-2009, must be measured against the truth of what actually transpired in addition to the destruction left in its wake. Geithner has been […]

Blue Apron announces 400 full-time jobs

Blue Apron announces 400 jobs in Richmond, CA

Good news for Richmond job seekers! New York-based Blue Apron, a 2012 startup that delivers fresh, pre-portioned ingredients for home-cooked meals, is adding 400 full-time employees at its fulfillment center here in Richmond. To apply for Blue Apron  job opportunities in Richmond, visit http://www.blueapron.com/cali-hire. Better yet? These jobs are available NOW. Given our City’s 11.5 percent […]

Take the Concord Small Business Survey

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The Concord Small Business Association invites small business owners to fill out this survey and let us know what you think about issues that effect your business in Concord, California. TAKE THE SURVEY NOW In its first year, the Concord Small Business Association became an effective voice in representing the interests of Concord small business. […]

Unions file civil complaint over closure of DMC

Union files complaint over closure of Doctors Hospital

Unions representing DMC (Doctors Medical Center) employees have filed a civil complaint over the planned closure of the safety-net hospital. The unions announced Tuesday they filed charges last week with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Civil Rights alleging unlawful discrimination by Contra Costa County and the West Contra Costa Healthcare […]

Entrepreneurship awards celebrate innovation and leadership

JFK University Entrepreneurship Award honorees

The 3rd Annual Entrepreneurs of the Year Awards were held May 16 at the Blackhawk Museum. The event was produced by John F Kennedy University (JFK), based in Pleasant Hill, California, and its Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership (IEL) program, headquartered at Todos Santos Square. The entrepreneur focused event attended by over 250 business, electeds, plus […]