Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know you got til it’s gone. They paved paradise and put up a parking lot” Big Yellow Tax, Friends, ~Joni Mitchell, 1970. As we get older, the prophetic words of Joni Mitchell seem to become more relevent as we see important parts of our lives dissipate […]
Tuesday October 11, at 6:30 p.m., the City of Concord will consider a flawed staff recommendation to mandate prevailing wage and Project Labor Agreements requiring only union labor on Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS) projects. Such an imprudent decision can only be understood as a complete capitulation by elected officials to union interests.
Michael Wright, the Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS) reuse manager for the City of Concord, is doing a poor imitation of Solomon these days as he tries (per order of council, no doubt) to split the baby over ground rules for building projects at the CNWS. Wright’s plan, backed by Mayor Laura Hoffmeister and Vice […]
Shortly after midnight as the North Pacific Winds brought a sudden cold wave to the area, the few travelers on Willow Pass Road just south of the intersection with Highway 4, along the Navy Base roadway were stopped and turned back. A platoon of marines with black and gray jump suits and face masks with […]