Those who follow the local residential real estate market are all to familiar with the description of homes for sale which reads, “Concord gem on large lot located on Walnut Creek border in prestigious Northgate School District.” These magical words are code used by brokers to entice buyers to purchase property for the highest value […]
A Baltimore dad, at a charade Common Core public hearing designed only to handle softball questions, was forcibly removed from a meeting for asking an honest question.
Local Contra Costa County Taxpayers have an opportunity to give input to Fitch and Associates, LLC regarding current and future Contra Costa County Fire Protection District service delivery models to help with efficiency. The Board of Supervisors approved a contract with Fitch to conduct a study of District operations and make recommendations for future service […]
Respondents to the Pulse of Concord Survey say schools should be higher priority for lawmakers. The Pulse of Concord is a web based survey that is sent out to about 600 people directly and through ads in Claycord and elsewhere to reach thousands more indirectly. The questions and topics are suggested by the respondents. See […]
Centerplate, the concessionaire at AT&T Park today filed a dynamic lawsuit against Local 2 Unite Here union for violations of national labor laws and for attempting to block charity groups and nonprofits from raising money at the ballpark. The contract offered to Local 2 included raises above the above-nation average benefits Local 2 workers already […]
At a recent Inter-jurisdictional Homeless meeting, I requested data collected by the County concentrate on questions relating to the Homeless population in the City of Concord. Concord City population of homeless. The data then came from Ms. Kimberly Thai of Health Service Department of the County. I then took the data and report follows.
The Winter Pulse of Concord Survey started in December 2012 and is still open for a few days as we work on the topics and questions for the Spring or the March/April period. If there is a massive rush get into some more comments that shifts things significantly a Final Summary will be put out. […]