Storm Prep Encouraged

With storm incoming, residents asked to keep street gutters clear The National Weather Service is forecasting a strong storm system hitting the area early Thursday morning, bringing with it heavy rains and strong winds. In preparation for the storm, Danville Maintainence Services Director Jed Johnson is recommending that residents be sure their gutters are clear […]

Covered California First Year Success

By Joan Trezek; The signs of Fall Open Enrollment season are everywhere—on TV sets, in the newspaper and in mailboxes. It’s the time of year when consumers can sign up for health insurance coverage or change carriers or plans within a carrier’s offerings. The enrollment season officially began November 15 and ends on February 15, […]

Ways you can help this holiday season

By Candace Anderson, Contra Costa County Supervisor:                                                The Holiday Season is a special time for most of us. For some it holds great religious significance with the celebration of Christmas and Hanukkah, and some […]

Briones Regional Park has it all

By Beverly Lane; If you’re looking for public parkland that offers peace, quiet, natural beauty, and panoramic views, you don’t have to drive great distances to find it. Search no farther than Briones Regional Park in central Contra Costa County. Although Briones is bordered by the communities of Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette and Orinda, its location […]

SRVCCC video for Senior Care Facilities

Disaster Safety Education for Senior Care Facilities By Candace Anderson, Contra Costa County Supervisor                                                                                   […]

John Muir Health Leader in LGBT health care

Human Rights Campaign Foundation recognizes John Muir Health for its commitment to LGBT patients, employees in national survey                                                                             […]

Look for Inspiration to Beat Procrastination

By Lisa T. Wood I felt a zing of accomplishment while folding the freshly washed towels. But the satisfaction was short lived. I knew the truth: the sudden interest in laundry was really a sham, a mere distraction to justify avoiding something else. I had been lured from the time-sensitive project waiting on my desk. […]

Charity Dog Wash will help homeless pets

Where can wet dogs help raise money for homeless pets? At the Dog Dynasty Charity Dog Wash and Celebration. Dog Dynasty is a dog daycare, boarding and spa facility with a commitment to helping dogs and cats who are looking for homes. Not only do they provide free boarding for pets in the Maddie’s Fund® Foster Program, they’re […]

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. […]

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