Updated: Moraga-Orinda Fire Lowers Flags and Issues Internal Apology

Update: I received word this morning that the flags have now been lowered and the flag issue has been corrected. My sources are also...

Measure Q: “Fix Pensions First” Campaign Lacks Definition

  The Measure Q debate is officially now in full swing as opponents of the Measure put out a graphic which is misleading and off-topic...

CoCo Tax Double Standard: Attack Fire As Central SAN Untouched

Kudos go out to Daniel M. Jimenez and Natalie Neysa Alund for doing some real reporting for a change over there at the Contra...

CONFIRE Battles 150 Acre Kirker Pass Blaze

Big hat tip to CLAYCORD for providing up to date information on the fire between Kirker Pass and bailey Road between Pittsburg and Concord...

Photographs: Supervisor Glover Attends Opening of Pittsburg Schools

It's always a beautiful thing when new schools open. I wanted to bring attention to some photographs via Federal Glover who was at two...

Educate Yourself: No Need to Fear the Sikhs

I wanted to bring some attention to an article written today from Contra Costa Times columnist Tom Barnidge . His column entitled  “Bigotry Towards...

Supervisor Andersen Publishes Opposition to CONFIRE Measure

There was an interesting read by County Supervisor Candace Andersen in the Contra Costa Lawyer Online which is the official publication of the Contra...

Bikes for Tykes Annual Golf Tournament

I wanted to share this post from the Contra Costa County Firefighters who are putting on a nice event on Sept. 14 to help...

Vince Wells Educates Times Readers on Irresponsibility

The Measure Q debate is in full swing since the Contra Costa Times recklessly put out an editorial on August 9 calling on voters...

Fundraiser: Protect CONFIRE and Emergency Services

I wanted to raise awareness of an upcoming fundraiser for the Committee to Protect Contra Costa Fire and Emergency Services which looks to be...

County Gets $750k Federal Grant for Reentry Efforts

Federal Glover issued the following statement on Contra Costa County receiving a $750,000 grant that will help the Contra Costa County Probation Department provide...

Woolridge an Excellent Choice for Ward V Trustee

There is a race going on right now that will not receive much headlines or attention in the media, but I wanted to bring...

Yes on “Q”: Maintain Fire and Emergency Services

Asking the voters to support a revenue measure is a last resort during this tough economy, but it is a critical piece of the...

CONFIRE’s Service Delivery Model Evaluation

I received an 11-page document last night which outlined the position of CONFIRE on their Service Delivery Model Evaluation which should put a rest...

Yes, Public Employees Get Sick Time, So What?

The Contra Costa Times caused quite the whirlwind yesterday with multiple articles that raised awareness towards Bay Area Public Officials taking advantage of unused...

CONFIRE Well Worth Additional $75

Sometimes you do not need text to get ones point across, a picture does the job. Here is a photograph posted last night as...

Vince Wells: Times Wrong About Contra Costa Fire Proposal

Vince Well put out a nice rebuttal in response to an editorial by the Contra Costa Times which opposed the $75 parcel tax. Mr....

Democrats Open East Contra Costa County Campaign Office

I was able to attend the grand opening of the East Contra Costa County Campaign office in Antioch. The event took place on Saturday,...

Open Thread: Kris Hunt Continues to Make Illogical Statements

It was brought to my attention that Kris Hunt is continuing to put out odd statements and somewhat illogical ones at that on another...

Local Candidates Filed: Let Silly Season Begin

The candidate filling period has ended and we can now enter silly season in the days leading up to November 6, 2012. The list...