Birthdays at USS Hornet Museum

The USS Hornet Museum to Host Children’s Party Packages. Unique venue offers guests a chance to celebrate shipboard-style Parents looking for an unforgettable birthday experience for a ship or science-loving child can now book birthday parties aboard the USS Hornet, the historic aircraft carrier that also serves as one of San Francisco’s Bay Area premier museums […]

Cost of Delta Tunnels Doesn’t Add Up

By Jeffrey Michael;                                                  Special to The Sacramento Bee In Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan for twin tunnels through the Delta, water intakes would be located near Walnut Grove.  State’s optimistic estimates don’t […]

CCRMC Recognized for Cancer Care 

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center’s (CCRMC) Cancer Program has received the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. CCRMC was the only hospital in California to win the prestigious award this year. The Chicago-based Commission on Cancer recognizes accredited cancer programs that achieve excellence in providing quality care to […]

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 […]

$590,000 to San Ramon Parks

Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen and the City of San Ramon Announce the Release of County Park Dedication Funds for Improvements to San Ramon Parks — Iron Horse Trail and Forest Home Farms Barn County Supervisor Candace Andersen has brought $590,000 in Contra Costa Park Dedication Funds to the City of San Ramon. Working with […]

Danville Rotary Awards Scholarships

Four San Ramon High Seniors Selected for Vocational and Community Service                                The Rotary Club of Danville has awarded four, $1,000 scholarships to San Ramon Valley High School seniors who have provided exemplary community service and vocational service. Recipients chosen from […]

 50 Years of Medicare and Medicaid

By David Sayen;                                     It’s easy to forget that before 1966, roughly half of all American seniors were uninsured, living in fear that the high cost of health care could plunge not only them, but their families, into […]

County Bond Rating Reaffirmed

Contra Costa County’s AAA Bond Rating Reaffirmed Contra Costa County this week issued $71,115,000 of lease revenue bonds, for projects that will generate a net savings of close to $6.2 million over a 20 year span.  Approximately $50 million will be used to refinance existing county bond debt at significantly lower interest rates, which will save […]

Melanoma and Immunotherapy

By Tyler Kang, MD;                                                      Summer is a time when the warm weather and long days invite sun worshipers to don their swim gear and head out to the beaches, […]

Proper Diagnosis Needs All Information

By Dr. Robert Brown;                                      It is always wonderful to hear about a new breakthrough in medical research. How many millions of lives have been saved by the discovery of antibiotics? In the process of bringing seemingly miracle […]

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