K-12 Schools Must Improve to Help East Bay Economy Stay Competitive

Last month Contra Costa County Supervisors were briefed on the region’s future job outlook by representatives from the Contra Costa Community College District, the county’s Workforce Development Board and the Contra Costa Council. These groups work with leaders from local industry to develop job training programs to meet employer needs. The discussion focused on job growth in the context of developing Contra Costa’s […]

Pulse of Concord April Survey Review

Monthly, the Pulse of Concord is an email survey of questions that relate to issues and questions about and around Concord. It can be reached at www.PulseOfConcord.com. With about 200 responses and over 92% from Concord, the following was the results to our April questions:

Concord Historical Society Luncheon, Aug 23, to discuss early schools in Contra Costa

Bernard Freedman will give a presentation on “Early Schools in Contra Costa County, during the Concord Historical Society Luncheon, August 23, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at Pasta Primavera, located at 4425-F Treat Blvd., in Concord. Lunchin’ & Learnin’ admission is $20 for a Salad Lunch (Greek, Gorgonzola, or Chicken) and presentation. Send check to Judy […]

Torlakson Education Town Hall meeting, May 8

Senator and Assembly candidate, Tom Torlakson, will host an Education Town Hall meeting at Las Lomas High School Theatre on Thursday, May 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Las Lomas High School is located at 1460 South Main Street in Walnut Creek. Senator Torlakson will discuss the state budget crisis and the proposed education budget cuts. The […]