Concord Pavilion renovations ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll


Entering the VIP Cocktail Party reception hosted by Live Nation to celebrate the grand reopening of the refurbished Concord Pavilion, one could not help but be proud of how this facility is once again evolving to be the crown jewel of the community. It was also nice to see a dividend in the form of […]

Stakeholders scramble to find solutions to West County health care needs

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Seemingly in the nick of time, the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California and Contra Costa Health Services today announced the formation of a Stakeholder Group charged with developing a solution to the long-term issues facing West County health care in Contra Costa County. Following the rejection of Measure C in West County, the […]

Firearms Ordinance battle in Pleasant Hill, continues June 9


The Pleasant Hill City Council will hold a special public hearing on June 9, to consider its Planning Commission’s refusal to amend that city’s Zoning laws to accommodate the recent City Council Firearms Ordinance, which would further restrict the sale and purchase of firearms and ammunition. The hearing will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, […]

MTC and ABAG have vast unrepresentative powers to control Bay Area future

MTC and ABAG have vast, unrepresented powers

MTC and ABAG have vast powers to regulate transportation matters and alter housing patterns. Yet not one member of MTC’s or ABAG’s board of directors has ever been elected by popular vote of the people. Is this democracy? A famous American once wrote that a governmental entity “has erected a multitude of new offices, and […]

Chevron grant to help children stay healthy, workforce training

Chevron grant brings Breathmobile to North Richmond

A Chevron Grant will enable families in North Richmond to now have access to vital health services for children and much-needed home remediation services through a unique economic development project. The Family Sustainability Project is a holistic program that addresses issues of chronic unemployment, economic hardship around housing and access to quality healthcare. The project is […]

Wine, Beer, and Art Walk a triumph for needy kids


Salvio Pacheco Courtyard and Downtown Concord never looked as good as it did on Saturday, May 10, with the festive atmosphere brought about by the 2nd Annual Wine Beer and Art Walk organized by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Outside of raising over $ 7,000 to provide educational scholarships to assist local women […]

Adam-12 Golf League now forming


CALLING ALL GOLFERS …THE ADAM 12 GOLF LEAGUE is now forming. Open to all Active and Retired Law Enforcement and Friends 2 Person SCRAMBLE. SHOTGUN 1:00pm FRIDAY – 10 Weekly Play Days LOCATIONS AND DATES: FRANKLIN CANYON GC, Hercules May 30, June 13, July 7 and August 1 HIDDENBROOKE GC, Vallejo June 6, PLEASE NOTE: […]