5 Injured in Balfour Rd. Car Wreck

Around 10:52 AM, emergency crews responded to a 6-car accident that left 5-people injured at the intersection of Balfour Rd. and Bypass Road in...

Photos: Sand Creek Undercrossing Construction

Here are some fabulous shots of the construction at Sand Creek provided to me by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority. The photos were taken...

BUSD Fires Grant, But Transparency Still Lacking

The firing of Superintendent Merrill Grant was long overdue and the Brentwood Union School District Boards unwillingness to be transparent continued Wednesday night as...

Brentwood Council Adopts Half-Staff Flag Policy

Kudos to the Brentwood City Council for adopting a Half-staff Flag Policy for City facility flags in the event of current staff member, local...

BUSD Board: “We Have Decided to Seek New Leadership”

Here is something interesting to start your week off as something changed from Friday’s announcement by the Brentwood Union School District Board on disciplinary...

Superintendent Grant Placed on Administrative Leave As Questions Still Lurk

The Brentwod Union School District Board Friday placed Superintendent Merrill Grant on administrative leave effective immediately, and disciplined three other district employees. While I...

PG&E Shows off New Wireless Robotic Inspection Tool

PG&E put on a good show this morning as they demonstrated the usage of a wireless robotic inspection tool which inspected one of their...

Dina Holder’s Teaching Credentials and Certificates Revoked

According to the Commission on Teaching Credentialing, it appears Brentwood Union School District Teacher Dina Holder Teaching Credentials and all Certificates have been revoked...

BUSD Trustees To Hold “Special Meeting” At 3:00 pm

In a surprise move yesterday, the Brentwood Union School District Board of Trustees announced that they will host a closed session “Special meeting” today...

Preview: Feb. 26 Brentwood City Council Meeting

The City of Brentwood released their upcoming City Council Agenda where a few items stuck out which included a CornFest Summary, the 2011-2012 Annual...

LHS Playmakers To Donate March 7 Proceeds to Ben Whitener Scholarship Fund

  Beginning February 22, the Liberty High School Playmakers will begin showings of Willy Wonka as their annual musical.  The Playmakers have a special evening...

Lack of BUSD Action is Cause for Concern

Since mid-January, Brentwood parents and others have been waiting for action by the Brentwood Union School District Board and to date, the public has...

“Whitener Girls” Raise $1,690 in Fathers Memory

It’s time to give Ben Whiteners two daughters and everyone who donated to Ella and Catherine Whitener a big round of applause for a...

Brentwood Council Recap: Community College Wanted ASAP

The Brentwood City Council voted 5-0 last night to move forward with trying to bring a community college to Brentwood.  They will now be...

BUSD also Lost Special Needs Court Case in Sept. 2012

While the $1 million settlement by the BUSD and a special needs child is receiving all the headlines, I was alerted to $2,250 reimbursement...

BUSD: Dina Holder Deposition Transcript

My opinion will be reserved until a later date. I wish to provide the transcript of Loma Vista teacher Dina Holder and allow readers...

BUSD: Lauri James Deposition Transcript

My opinion will be reserved until a later date. I wish to provide the transcript of Loma Vista Elementary Principal Lauri James and allow...

Ben Whitener’s Girls Hope to Raise $500 in Dads Memory

This one touches my heart as retired captain Ben Whiteners two girls, Ella and Catherine, are raising funds in memory of their father who...

BUSD Should Release Report Now, Not Feb. 13

There is a nice article in the Contra Costa Times by Paula King who is giving some well-deserved attention to the BUSD Concerned Parents...

Photos: Brentwood All Abilities Park Now Open

It was a special day in Brentwood yesterday as another park opened in East Contra Costa for children of all ages and ability. This...