Excessive Heat Warning Affecting Contra Costa County

Excessive Heat Warning Affecting Contra Costa County

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) recommends that everyone take steps to stay safe and healthy in the hot weather, with triple-digit temperatures throughout much of the county today and Thursday.  The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through 8 p.m. Thursday for parts of Contra Costa, with forecasted temperatures as high as 106 […]

Contra Costa Health Services Reminds Residents to Make Healthy Plans for Summer Heat

With temperatures over 100 degrees expected periodically in much of Contra Costa County this summer, Contra Costa Health Services reminds all residents to take steps to stay safe and healthy in the heat.  Stay inside in an air-conditioned space during the hottest parts of the day, if possible. Indoor, air-conditioned public spaces such as libraries, […]

Interested in Participating in Government? Supervisor Candace Andersen is Seeking Volunteers for County Advisory Boards

Interested in Participating in Government? Supervisor Candace Andersen is Seeking Volunteers for County Advisory Boards

Interested in Participating in Government? Supervisor Candace Andersen is looking for interested, motivated residents to serve on a few Contra Costa County citizen advisory boards. These volunteer boards usually meet monthly and advise the Board of Supervisors on a variety of issues. They play a vital role in county government, and the input provided is […]

Contra Costa County’s school districts announce their 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year

Contra Costa County’s school districts announce their 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., April 15, 2018 – Recently, the school districts in Contra Costa County proudly submitted their 2019-2010 Teacher of the Year (TOY) candidates to the Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE). The newly honored teachers are not only recognized for their outstanding education achievements, but they also represent the approximately 8,637 teachers educating […]

State Treasurer Urges Investors to Adopt Safe Workplace Principles

State Treasurer Urges Investors to Adopt Safe Workplace Principles

Sexual harassment, misconduct continues to harm companies, workers and investors SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer Fiona Ma joined workers victimized by sexual assault on the job and pension trustees Wednesday in urging other trustees, institutional investors and asset managers nationwide to adopt tougher, new workplace principles to stem workplace sexual harassment and misconduct and better protect workers. […]

Danville’s Village Theatre Art Gallery “Luminous” Watercolor Exhibit May 2 to June 15

The Village Theatre Art Gallery is excited to partner with the California Watercolor Association for a new exhibition, titled Luminous featuring a large variety of works depicting an array of styles and subject matter.  This new exhibition opens to the public on May 2, 2019 The California Watercolor Association is a prominent watermedia organization.  CWA’s mission is […]

2019 Dennis Thomas Art & Writing Challenge Announced

The Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center recently announced its 2019 competitions for local youth in connection with its Creating Peaceful Schools programs.  Both are open to middle and high school students in Contra Costa County. The 21st annual Dennis Thomas Art & Writing Challenge has prizes ranging from $25 to $500.  And in celebration […]

Contra Costa County Library is saying goodbye to fines

Beginning January 1, 2019, the Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted today, Tuesday, December 11 in favor of the proposal to eliminate daily fines on overdue books, magazines, DVDs and other materials. By eliminating fines, the library is removing barriers and […]

New Exhibit Pays Homage to Old-Growth Redwoods through Conservation and Education

Bay Area’s Redwood Past: New Exhibit Pays Homage to Old-Growth Redwoods through Conservation and Education       Oakland, CA (December 17, 2018) – The East Bay Regional Park District and Save the Redwoods League unveiled an Old Growth Redwood Heritage Viewing Deck and Interpretive Exhibit at Roberts Regional Recreation Area this past Saturday, celebrating […]

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