County Animal Services News

Brentwood Resident Beth Ward Appointed as Director of Contra Costa County Animal Services Department                                                    The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors today appointed Beth Ward to serve as the County’s […]

Being a Green Business

The Green Business Program ✔ Want to be recognized for being a “green” business? ✔ Want to shop at a business that’s protecting the environment? Then the Green Business Program is for you. First, what is a “Green Business”? Green Businesses conserve energy and water, recycle and reduce their waste, and make sure they don’t pollute. They’re certified according […]

Save Mt. Diablo Greets Ted Clement

Save Mount Diablo Bids Farewell to Executive Director Ron Brown               Following a nationwide search, the Save Mount Diablo (SMD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Ted Clement will succeed Executive Director Ron Brown, who announced his retirement in May of this year.  Clement, who has been […]

Fire Danger in East Bay Regional Parks

East Bay Park Fire Officials Urge Extreme Caution In light of the record-setting drought and ongoing wildfires ravaging parts of California, East Bay Regional Parks fire officials are urging the public to practice extra caution during this hot, dry season. “Because everything is so dry, any small fire has the potential to become a catastrophe,” […]

Cost of Delta Tunnels Doesn’t Add Up

By Jeffrey Michael;                                                  Special to The Sacramento Bee In Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan for twin tunnels through the Delta, water intakes would be located near Walnut Grove.  State’s optimistic estimates don’t […]

USS Hornet Remembers Lost Battalion

USS Hornet Living Ship Day: “Remembering the Rescue of the Lost Battalion ” Special event honors Japanese American veterans from 442nd Regimental Combat Team The USS Hornet Museum proudly welcomes four distinguished speakers for an event honoring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (442 RCT), the famed U.S. Army unit that orchestrated the rescue of the “Lost Battalion” during […]

$590,000 to San Ramon Parks

Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen and the City of San Ramon Announce the Release of County Park Dedication Funds for Improvements to San Ramon Parks — Iron Horse Trail and Forest Home Farms Barn County Supervisor Candace Andersen has brought $590,000 in Contra Costa Park Dedication Funds to the City of San Ramon. Working with […]

Danville Rotary Awards Scholarships

Four San Ramon High Seniors Selected for Vocational and Community Service                                The Rotary Club of Danville has awarded four, $1,000 scholarships to San Ramon Valley High School seniors who have provided exemplary community service and vocational service. Recipients chosen from […]

County Bond Rating Reaffirmed

Contra Costa County’s AAA Bond Rating Reaffirmed Contra Costa County this week issued $71,115,000 of lease revenue bonds, for projects that will generate a net savings of close to $6.2 million over a 20 year span.  Approximately $50 million will be used to refinance existing county bond debt at significantly lower interest rates, which will save […]