First year update for San Ramon’s Police Chief

First year update for San Ramon’s Police Chief

New Technologies, Systems Chief Stevens says he has thoroughly enjoyed his first year as San Ramon’s Police Chief, that he feels privileged to serve such an amazing community and that he values the multitude of relationships the Police Department has built with its residents, schools and businesses. There are a number of new technologies at […]

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces $73.7 Million Green Bond Sale for Rice Waste Recycling Plant

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma today announced that $73.7 million in tax-exempt green bond financing has been issued for CalPlant I, LLC, a company that will turn rice straw into medium density fiberboard at its Willows plant in the Sacramento Valley. The fiberboard can be used in manufacturing flooring, furniture, doors, shelves and other products. […]

BACK TO SCHOOL: Exciting Times for Science Education

BACK TO SCHOOL:  Exciting Times for Science Education

This is the time of year when parents and students alike are busily preparing to go back to school – scrambling to get the supplies they will need, possibly attending orientations or signing up for activities, and some students will be starting a new school or level. In addition to looking forward to seeing their […]

Art for Everyone…The Affordable Art Show

Art for Everyone…The Affordable Art Show

Call for artists underway for new juried exhibit Artists are being sought for an upcoming juried exhibit aimed at making art accessible to everyone. The Village Theatre Art Gallery has announced their next exhibit is ‘The Affordable Art Show.’  This first of its kind event will focus on bringing affordable art to the community. All […]

Magee Preserve Project Unanimously Approved by Danville Town Council

Magee Preserve Project Unanimously Approved by Danville Town Council

(Sponsored Content) Will Permanently Preserve Hundreds of Acres of Public Open Space On a 5-0 vote, the Danville Town Council has approved the Magee Preserve project proposed for Danville by Davidon Homes.  Magee Preserve permanently preserves Mt. Diablo foothills as public open space for generations to come. The project protects 93% of the property – 381 […]

Excessive Heat Warning Affecting Contra Costa County

Excessive Heat Warning Affecting Contra Costa County

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) recommends that everyone take steps to stay safe and healthy in the hot weather, with triple-digit temperatures throughout much of the county today and Thursday.  The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through 8 p.m. Thursday for parts of Contra Costa, with forecasted temperatures as high as 106 […]

Contra Costa Health Services Reminds Residents to Make Healthy Plans for Summer Heat

With temperatures over 100 degrees expected periodically in much of Contra Costa County this summer, Contra Costa Health Services reminds all residents to take steps to stay safe and healthy in the heat.  Stay inside in an air-conditioned space during the hottest parts of the day, if possible. Indoor, air-conditioned public spaces such as libraries, […]

Interested in Participating in Government? Supervisor Candace Andersen is Seeking Volunteers for County Advisory Boards

Interested in Participating in Government? Supervisor Candace Andersen is Seeking Volunteers for County Advisory Boards

Interested in Participating in Government? Supervisor Candace Andersen is looking for interested, motivated residents to serve on a few Contra Costa County citizen advisory boards. These volunteer boards usually meet monthly and advise the Board of Supervisors on a variety of issues. They play a vital role in county government, and the input provided is […]

Contra Costa County’s school districts announce their 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year

Contra Costa County’s school districts announce their 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., April 15, 2018 – Recently, the school districts in Contra Costa County proudly submitted their 2019-2010 Teacher of the Year (TOY) candidates to the Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE). The newly honored teachers are not only recognized for their outstanding education achievements, but they also represent the approximately 8,637 teachers educating […]

Town of Danville Event: May the 4th Be With You!

Town of Danville Event: May the 4th Be With You!

DANVILLE – The Town of Danville is set to hold its second annual Star Wars celebration on Thursday, May 4th, featuring a scavenger hunt, crafts, games and Cantina Crawl (for the 21+ Jedi Masters). Press Release from The Town of Danville: Starting at 10:30AM, stop by the Danville Community Center to pick up a free […]

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