County Commission Seats Open

Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho is seeking motivated candidates to serve on the following County Commission advisory committees:   First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission 1 Alternate seat Closing Date:  Open Until Filled The County commission adopts a County strategic plan for the support and improvement of early childhood development within the County. The County Commission meets […]

Orinda Academy Open House

Orinda Academy is having their Open House Sunday, December 7 1 pm – 4pm Orinda Academy is a college preparatory school for students in grades 8 through 12 who are bright and creative but might learn differently. We have been serving a diverse population of Bay Area students since 1982. Don’t miss this chance to […]

Contra Costa cost of smoking — $540 Million

New Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) study finds that the tobacco industry costs Contra Costa $540 Million Tobacco companies and their products have cost Contra Costa $540 million dollars, according to a new study just released by the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP).  Contra Costa ranks ninth in the state for the highest cost of smoking and […]

Signs posting potential closures of fire stations

Signs placed near local fire stations will bring public awareness of potential for additional fire station closures in January 2014 Martinez, CA – The prior closures this past year of 5 fire stations and 7 engine companies has placed the Contra Costa County Fire District and the communities protected by it, at great risk. Response […]