New Popeye’s fried chicken franchise makes major splash in Concord


With much anticipation fueled by a series of e-mails from several of my curmudgeon friends, I told my wife not to prepare dinner Tuesday night and that I would secure food from the newly opened Popeye’s on Clayton Road. In a culinary challenged community (at least for friend chicken) such as Concord, the prospect of […]

Homes for Rent July-August

Stoikley proeprties rental vacany Concord

Homes for Rent July-August Beautiful Remodeled 2 Bed 2 Full Bath Condominium At Valley Terrace In Concord 5060 Valley Crest Dr, #42, Concord, CA 94521  Map 1,160 Sq. Ft. Bed / Bath 2 bd / 2 ba Rent $1,720,  Available Now This 2 bed 2 full bath unit has been updated and upgraded with laminate floors throughout, granite […]

John Muir medical centers earn high marks

john muir medical centers receives high marks

The John Muir medical centers in Concord and Walnut Creek have again been earned high marks this year by U.S. News & World Report with both medical centers receiving national rankings! Combined, the two medical centers had 11 services nationally ranked or rated as high performing. High Marks for John Muir Medical Centers – John […]

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 […]

Concord Business-Networking

Join us for free at one of our highly-innovative business-networking meetings – in your city! View our full calendar of business-networking meetings. YOU MUST obtain a free-access GoRampUp! Golden ticket by registering for a specific meeting at This ticket must be presented at your complimentary meeting for you to gain admittance. Without this ticket you will, […]

Homes for Rent

stikely property management homes for rent contra costa county

COMING SOON ! Beautiful 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home on a cul de sac in Bay Point $1,950/mo. — 3 bd/2.5 ba — VIEW DETAILS Gorgeous 4 bedroom 2.5 bath at Harbor Lights in Pittsburg $1,950/mo. — 4 bd/2.5 ba — VIEW DETAILS Fantastic 4 bedroom 3 full bath home in Oakley. $2,195/mo. — 4 […]

PG&E to strengthen its natural gas pipeline system locally


PG&E will be working soon in Concord, as part of its continuing campaign of strengthening its natural gas pipeline system and become an industry leader in pipeline safety excellence. PG&E to strengthen its natural gas pipeline system update LOCAL CONCORD INFORMATION – Work is expected to begin soon, and is expected to continue through this […]

Plans proposed for making downtown Concord a destination

Over a 100 years ago, a young painter from Philadelphia ventured to Paris to follow his dream and study with legendary artists Paul Cezanne and Paul Gauguin. Unfortunately, World War I soon intervened causing George Washington Smith to return back to the States. After participating in San Francisco’s Panama Exhibition in 1915 at the Palace […]