Voting Made Easy by Contra Costa

Despite a larger volume of ballot measures and candidates to vote on than in recent years, our staff at the Contra Costa County Elections Division is prepared to run a smooth election. They have added new ways to make voting more convenient than ever. The Elections Office wants to remind voters that, unlike the complicated […]

Contra Costa to Expand Computer Science Education

The Contra Costa County Office of Education is proud to announce that it has been selected as a Code.org Professional Learning Partner, and will be the designated provider of Code.org Professional Learning Programs in Contra Costa County. CCCOE will provide quality professional development to educators through local district partnerships with Code.org and act as a regional hub of the […]

PG&E urges preparedness for coming storms

As Early Season Storms Approach, PG&E Urges Safety and Preparedness   As the first storm of the season moves toward Northern and Central California packing rain and gusty winds, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is hard at work preparing for the storm. The energy company also encourages customers to have a plan, update their plan and to prepare […]

Mayor’s Town Hall Set for November 5

Future of Danville’s Arts, Parks and Recreation to be discussed Mayor Karen Stepper invites the community to the Mayor’s Town Hall on Saturday, November 5, 2016.  The program will focus on the future of the Town of Danville’s Arts, Parks and Recreation. At the Mayor’s Town Hall, Recreation, Arts, and Community Services Manager Henry Perezalonso will […]

Orinda library to host technology event

Contra Costa County Library (925) 646-6423  The Orinda library is hosting a Rad Tech Exploration Station on Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.The interactive, science-based festival includes presenters, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. The event is free and open to library visitors of all ages. Guest presenters include CUBIT, showing off their new CUBIT racer, Aerial […]

Hate Crimes in Contra Costa County

Following recent hate crimes in Antioch, Richmond, and Concord, the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County (DPCCC) urges Contra Costa District Attorney Mark Peterson to charge the perpetrators with hate crime enhancements and reiterates its support for minority communities throughout Contra Costa County. In the dark of night on September 7, 2016, a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a […]

Footloose in the Fall – Hiking in the East Bay

Autumn is a fine season for hiking in the East Bay Regional Parks and other public open spaces. The heat of summer has abated, the air seems fresher, and there’s even some fall color in the leaves.   With all this in mind, park district naturalists have planned lots of outdoor activities in the coming days.   One of […]

Ballot Drop-off Box at Danville Town Offices

Residents can save postage and time with vote-by-mail program Danville residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming November 8, 2016 election, as the County Elections Office and the Town of Danville partner once again to provide a convenient “CoCo Vote-N-Go” ballot drop-off location prior to and on Election Day.   The distinctive red, white and blue ballot […]

All Wars Memorial Public Apology

The All Wars Memorial was defaced last summer… please join with the Veterans – community Patriots & AWM supporters for a PUBLIC APOLOGY for AWM Vandalism scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 20th, 7PM at Veterans Memorial Building of San Ramon Valley.   All Veteran Service Organizations – Community Leaders – Civic Organizations & the Public are encouraged to attend.

Poetry Live! with Tess Taylor and Rachel Richardson

Bay Area Poets to Read and Discuss New Collection of Poems   Notable Bay Area poets Tess Taylor and Rachel Richardson will read and discuss their new collections during Poetry Live! on Wednesday, October 19, 7-8:30 pm, in the Oak View Room at the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 North Broadway. Moderated by poet and editor Cheryl Dumesnil, the conversations will explore themes that inspired […]