Psychiatric Emergency Calls Addressed

Contra Costa Health Services Partners with Police to Reduce Psychiatric Emergency Calls A new partnership with Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is helping police agencies within the county to reduce potentially dangerous psychiatric incidents by connecting clinicians to people encountered by officers who show signs of serious mental illness. The Mental Health Evaluation Team (MHET) […]

Save Mt. Diablo Greets Ted Clement

Save Mount Diablo Bids Farewell to Executive Director Ron Brown               Following a nationwide search, the Save Mount Diablo (SMD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Ted Clement will succeed Executive Director Ron Brown, who announced his retirement in May of this year.  Clement, who has been […]

Fire Danger in East Bay Regional Parks

East Bay Park Fire Officials Urge Extreme Caution In light of the record-setting drought and ongoing wildfires ravaging parts of California, East Bay Regional Parks fire officials are urging the public to practice extra caution during this hot, dry season. “Because everything is so dry, any small fire has the potential to become a catastrophe,” […]

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 […]

VetCon Veterans Resource Event

Veterans and their families are invited to attend the 2015 edition of “VetCon,” a one-day showcase of resources, job opportunities and direct assistance for veterans, held every other year in Contra Costa County. VetCon will be held on Monday, August 17, 2015, at the Concord Hilton Hotel, 1970 Diamond Blvd., in Concord, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. “VetCon […]

Danville Rotary Donates to Discovery Center

Funds Will Help Expand Service to Community   The Danville Rotary Club has extended a helping hand to the Discovery Counseling Center by contributing $5,000. The donation is a portion of the funds raised at the annual Crab Feed held earlier this year and is one example of the pledge Rotary Club of Danville makes annually […]

National Merit Scholarships Awarded

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced that 10 San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) high school seniors have won corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship awards. These Bay Area students are among 1,000 students nationwide to be awarded scholarships financed by about 200 corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. “I applaud our students for […]