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Beat the heat at Black Diamond Mines

By Beverly Lane       As summer approaches its zenith, you can still beat the heat at the regional parks in east Contra Costa County. One…


Walnut Creek Library Turns 4

Walnut Creek Library Birthday Bash! On Thursday, July 17th at 4:00 p.m. celebrate Walnut Creek Library’s 4th birthday, and the city of Walnut Creek’s 100th by participating…


Lazarex team raises $8000 at SF Marathon

Some 24,000 people ran the 32nd annual San Francisco Marathon and accompanying races on July 27th, 2014. Lazarex Cancer Foundation was participating amongst more than 35 other…


YTC chosen to premiere “Legally Blonde Jr.”

Civic Arts’ Youth Theatre Company (YTC) is still reeling from the great honor it recently received. It was chosen from hundreds of companies performing theater for young…


Veterinary Medicine Camp in Walnut Creek

Innovative nonprofit camp for young people interested in equine veterinary medicine                                 …


Breastfeeding support for Latina mothers in Concord

Local health promotion organizations are teaming up to improve breastfeeding support and education in the Latino community by training more Spanish-speaking peer counselors. The effort—a collaboration between…