Plans evolve for Concord’s future development

Pixie Playland Concord CA

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 […]

Concord Council rushes to mandate PLAs for CNWS

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.

Port Chicago Memorial, July 23

Workroom

One of the most touching aspects of the Port Chicago Memorial, scheduled for July 23, is getting to meet the remaining survivors and listen to their stories of the disastrous explosion that killed over 300 people, and the subsequent ramifications on the race relations in this country.