Apply for Grand Jury Service

Applications For Grand Jury Service Sought The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury Service for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 term. The Civil Grand Jury is made up of 19 members who serve for one year, July through June, to monitor, review and report on city and county governments, special […]

Iraq Veteran on SOF Board

Sentinels of Freedom Adds Successful Contractor, Iraq Veteran to Board Sentinels of Freedom has recently invited HT Tran to join their Board of Directors, citing his business acumen and commitment to disabled veterans. HT was injured while serving in the Army in Iraq in 2008 and is also a former scholarship recipient of the Sentinels […]

Alamo’s Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement in Alamo – Who You Gonna Call? By Steve Mick;                                      Security and law enforcement are increasingly important to Alamo residents so it is appropriate to examine how law enforcement is organized in the Alamo community. Since Alamo is […]

Scholarship Helps Schools Visit USS Hornet

USS Hornet Museum Launches New STEM Bus Transportation Scholarship Program for Underprivileged East Bay Schools                               Transportation costs to be offset for Hornet STEM field trips for Alameda, San Pablo, San Leandro, and Oakland schools                 […]

New Leadership on Park District Board

The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors has inducted new leaders for 2016. Doug Siden of Alameda will serve as president; Beverly Lane of Danville will serve as vice president; Dennis Waespi of Castro Valley will serve as treasurer; and Diane Burgis of Oakley will serve as secretary. Whitney Dotson of Richmond, Ayn […]

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, […]