Mt. Diablo Beacon Lighting Dec. 7

On Monday, December 7th, Mount Diablo’s Beacon will be relit by survivors of Pearl Harbor. “The Beacon lighting is a tribute to those individuals that lost their lives at Pearl Harbor”, says Earl “Chuck” Kohler, one of the few remaining survivors in Contra Costa County. However, the ceremony is also an opportunity to honor the survivors. […]

Homeless Cats and Kittens Get Help

Give the gift of life as you do your holiday shopping. Community Concern for Cats is hosting a “Giving Tree” now through December 24 at its upscale thrift store, Rescued Treasures, 1270 Newell Ave., in Walnut Creek. All proceeds go toward life-saving procedures for homeless cats and kittens in local neighborhoods including Alamo, San Ramon […]

Clipper Card makes it Easy

By Candace Anderson, Contra Costa County Supervisor; With the holiday season upon us, East Bay residents have a new tool to help us get around more efficiently. Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on 13 Bay Area transit systems, is now accepted on County Connection busses. The days of hunting for spare […]

MOWSOS Gets Major Sponsor

MOWSOS Receives $10,000 King Crab Sponsorship                                   Tampico Terrace Care Center in Walnut Creek has become the $10,000 King Crab Sponsor of MOWSOS ‘s 25th Anniversary Crab Dinner Fundraiser. The event takes place on Friday, January 29th, 2016, and is the biggest fundraising […]

USS Hornet Remembers Lost Battalion

USS Hornet Living Ship Day: “Remembering the Rescue of the Lost Battalion ” Special event honors Japanese American veterans from 442nd Regimental Combat Team The USS Hornet Museum proudly welcomes four distinguished speakers for an event honoring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (442 RCT), the famed U.S. Army unit that orchestrated the rescue of the “Lost Battalion” during […]

Inflammation — can’t live with or without it

By Dr. Robert Brown;                                                               In the healthy animal, living on pure, organic foods, inflammation is a normal. It is an absolutely healthy response to […]

When to sign up for Medicare

By David Sayen                                            Most people I know are looking forward to signing up for Medicare just as soon as they can. When you’re first eligible for Medicare, you have a seven-month Initial Enrollment Period […]

Healing Arthritis Pain —From Inside Out

By Dr. Niele Maimone, DC                                                       Joint pain, known as arthritis, comes in many forms. The most common type is osteoarthritis, known as “wear and tear arthritis”. Joint pain […]

Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Life Saving Benefits In Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests By Tyler Kang, MD                                                  The idea behind cancer screening is for screening tests to be able to catch cancer in individuals who are […]