Water Tunnel Plan Agreement Upsets DCC

DCC Supervisors Decry Lack Of Transparency In Governor’s Tunnel Plan Design And Construction Agreement                            Provided by Mary Nejedly Piepho; In response to an announcement yesterday by the California Department of Water Resources regarding a tentative agreement to begin construction of Governor Brown’s […]

Cal High’s Davis Bullock honored

Senior Davis Bullock received Student Humanitarian of the Year award at Contra Costa County’s 38th Annual MLK Day Commemoration  How do you follow Monday’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service? In Contra Costa County, it will be with a day of celebration.  The Board of Supervisors in commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. King with […]

Canine Corral in Danville Reopens 1/22

Popular local amenity to be open on January 22, 2016 Danville dog owners will have the opportunity to take their furry companions out for some winter exercise at the Canine Corral, after it was announced that the popular dog park at Hap Magee Ranch Park would end the annual winter moratorium early. Maintenance Services Director Jed […]

AB 1664 to Close Assault Weapons Loophole

Assemblymembers Levine & Ting Introduce Legislation to Get Assault Weapons Off Our Streets AB 1664 (Levine & Ting) Closes the Bullet Button Loophole in Assault Weapon Ban AB 1664 by Assemblymembers Marc Levine (D-Marin County) and Phillip Ting (D-San Francisco) was introduced today to close a loophole in law that allows the gun industry to […]

Sentinels of Freedom Gala Not to Miss

Sentinels of Freedom to Host Four-Star General and Medal of Honor Recipient at Annual Gala The local non-profit that serves wounded and injured veterans through multi-faceted scholarships has announced the guests of honor at their upcoming annual gala. The April 9th event will feature four-star General Joseph Votel, US Army, and Medal of Honor recipient, […]

The 2016 BMW 340i Sedan

By David and Judy Colman; “I really like the red leather seats!” It was my cousin Steve, admiring the interior of the test 340i BMW had loaned me for the week of Thanksgiving. Steve and his wife Karen are both lawyers, recently retired from the fast lane of the DC Beltway. Neither of these plug-in […]

Brain Tumors And Help

New Advances In Cancer Therapies By Tyler Kang, MD; The brain is the master of the body, and we know that diseases that afflict the brain can cause significant problems even if other organs remain functional in a person. Similarly, cancers that affect the brain can cause tremendous difficulties and may lead to rapid death […]

Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

By Dr. Robert Brown   Sometimes life is not a bowl of cherries, as was said in an old song. Our daily challenges can result in stress and responsibilities that can fill our minds with so much that getting a good night’s sleep can be really tough. Here are some tips that have proven to […]

And the Awards Go To…

On Tuesday, December 1, The Village Theatre and Art Gallery on Front Street in Danville was packed for the annual presentation of community service awards for longtime volunteers. Hundreds of people enjoyed the evening of recognition and the following reception. The five-member Town council presided over the event, which honored people for their service to […]

Reducing Psychiatric Emergency Calls

By Candace Anderson In California our Counties have the responsibility to provide mental health services for our communities. In Contra Costa we continually look for innovative approaches to address this serious issue. As we’ve seen in many recent tragic events, the mentally ill often come in contact with law enforcement. We’re actively doing something about […]