Danville Farmers’ Market Re-Opens May 9th!

Certified farmers’ markets, like the Danville Farmers’ Market, were designated as essential businesses as part of the Shelter in Place order.  As a result, we have been working diligently with local officials to reopen the farmers’ market with changes to the operation of the market that  PCFMA has implemented at other farmers’ markets throughout the […]

Danville Tennis Courts to Reopen May 4

New Shelter in Place Order to allow for opening of Danville Tennis Courts The updated Shelter in Place Order released April 29, 2020 by Contra Costa Health Services relaxed restrictions on what are considered low-risk outdoor activities.  As a result, the Town of Danville will be reopening municipal tennis courts on Monday, May 4, 2020.  Tennis courts […]

Order Extends Shelter in Place through May 31st

New Order Eases Current Restrictions on Some Business and Recreational Activities Summary of New Health Officer Shelter in Place Order The seven Bay Area Public Health Officers who ordered a shelter in place in mid-March will extend the orders through May 31 while some restrictions are eased and tools to strengthen containment of COVID-19 are […]

County Superior Court and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

County Superior Court and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Recognizing the severity of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Contra Costa County Superior Court is taking active steps to control its spread within the community and reduce infections. Parties, attorneys, and jurors who are experiencing coughing, fever, or shortness of breath should not come to Court. • Individuals who have received a summons for jury duty […]

Exciting Times for Science Education

Students and their parents may find themselves discovering a new source of interest and motivation in the classroom in the form of science class. There are reasons for this – primarily, science class being a place where kids can indulge their curiosity about the natural world, and also the recent innovations that are making science much more hands-on.

Exciting Times for Science Education

By Carolyn Alverson-Thornton At the time of year when parents and students alike are busily preparing to go back to school – scrambling to get the supplies they will need, possibly attending orientations or signing up for activities, and some students will be starting a new school or level. In addition to looking forward to […]

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 […]

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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