2016 Alamo Walkabout Slated

By Steve Mick; Alamo News Update The Community Foundation of Alamo (CFA) announced the 2nd Annual Alamo Walk-About will take place on Thursday, May 19th from 5 PM to 8 PM. The first Alamo Walk-About took place last year in late October. The CFA board decided to move the date to the springtime to take advantage of the beautiful Alamo weather. The new […]

Annual Party Palooza to Help Cancer Patients

The 6th annual “ Party Palooza ” is coming to the Tri-Valley in September and October to benefit the Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation. The nonprofit organization will have 9 individual events to raise money to help local cancer patients.  Donations go toward providing pain and stress relief to local residents suffering with cancer. […]

Meals on Wheels and C.C. Café

 C.C. Cafés Join us for lunch!
Enjoy a healthy, delicious lunch and socialize with friends at a C.C. Café. We serve lunch Monday through Friday. Reservations are required. Cafés are hosted by senior centers and recreational facilities. Along with lunch, you’ll usually find things to do such as bridge, yoga, crafts, or bingo. What’s for lunch? […]

Health Officials Offer Tips to Prevent Food Poisoning

Contra Costa health officials are reminding people to practice safe food handling in hopes that everyone will have a happy and healthy holiday. Every year, millions of Americans get food poisoning from eating foods contaminated with dangerous viruses and bacteria that cause anything from nausea to hospitalization. It is especially important to practice safe food handling […]

Seafood favorites from local top chefs

by Nicholas Boer: The best packages come from the sea. Sweet lobster and crab packed in bright-red shells. Plump mussels dressed up in shiny black. Garlicky, whole prawns just waiting to be unwrapped. Where’s the beef? Who cares. Here are plenty of seafood ideas from our best local chefs. ESIN Curtis and Esin deCarion of […]

Livermore — a Century of Evolution

by Nicholas Boer:  It took 100 years, but Livermore has reached a tipping point. The town once known as home to the longest-burning light bulb, June rodeo (we’ve had 94), and the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, is now wine country in the minds of oenophiles, cowboys, and scientists alike! In 1912 there were just a handful of […]