May 29 Todos Santos event kicks off Concord business Diablo Valley Initiative

MAY 29: CITY OF CONCORD LAUNCHES “DIABLO VALLEY” INITIATIVE An event that will Defy Your Expectations WHAT The new “Diablo Valley – Defying Expectations” initiative officially launches during the City of Concord’s May 29 Music & Market Series. Mayor Tim Grayson will address the public at the historic Todos Santos Plaza followed by a free […]

2nd Annual AAUW-Concord Art and Wine and Beer Walk, May 10

May 10: Second Annual Art and Wine and Beer Walk Saturday, May 10, 2014, 1:00 to 4:00 pm Stroll around Todos Santos Plaza and Salvio Square while enjoying fine wine and beer, viewing beautiful art, and meeting local artists at the Art and Wine and Beer Walk. The All Area Music festival will be happening in […]

Tianjin Childrens Palace to perform at Concord Diversity Festival May 3

Tianjin Childrens Palace performs

The internationally acclaimed performers from the Tianjin Childrens Palace will be featured performers at the 11th Annual Diversity Festival to be held Saturday May 3st at Concord’s Todos Santos Park Plaza. Organized by the South Asian Health and Training Foundation (SABH) and the Interfaith Council of contra Costa County, this event will feature a smorgasbord of entertainment […]

10 things that make Concord a great place to live

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It kills me to read real estate advertisements touting homes for sale in Concord near the “Walnut Creek border” This gives the impression that living in the largest city in Contra Costa County is somehow inferior to residing in surrounding communities. I disagree. Below are 10 things I like about our community.

Concord to consider installing parking meters around Todos Santos Plaza

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The Todos Santos Business Association of downtown retailers, and the City of Concord will chat up deployment of parking meters around Todos Santos plaza to help raise revenue to fund events and activities at the Plaza. Revenue would be earmarked for the farmers market, concerts, and other programs. The meeting begins May 9 at 7:45 […]

Events for MDUSD Sports

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October 18 Walk run and October 26 specials at Spaghetti Factory highlight fundraising for MDUSD sports programs

Santa has his hands full

So what do you want for Christmas, little girl? Santa had his hands full on Saturday at Todos Santos Plaza, as hundreds of families lined up before Christrmas to get pictures taken with Santa. Apparently some adults wanted to sit on Santa’s knee for the photo more than the kids as pictured nearby. Gives new […]

Concord to install parking sensors at Todos Santos Plaza, Jul 30

On Wednesday July 30th the City of Concord will be installing 36 wireless parking sensors to the short (30 minute & 15 minute) term and handicapped spaces in the Todos Santos Square area. Currently the plan is to block off the spaces all day. The goal is to work with the vendor to complete the […]