Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Vote Woolridge for College Board

Back in August, I brought up a race that has received little attention and I wanted to circle back so that our community college...

CONFIRE: Fire Service Reduction Plan

On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 at 130 pm, is the final scheduled Fire Board meeting prior to the November 6, 2012 vote. The fire...

Los Vaqueros Marina and Boat Docks Reopen

If you haven't been out to Los Vaqueros in a while, it may be time to head back as its changed a bit over...

Updated Information and FAQ on Measure Q

The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County put out an "Updated Information on Measure Q and FAQ" for voters. I wanted to pass...

Firefighters Turn to Pink!

Here is something neat. The CCCFPD firefighters will be wearing PINK! the next two weeks to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October has been...

DOW Walk for Water

A nice FREE family event is being this weekend to held to raise awareness of the fact that one billion people in our world...

Vince Wells Educates CoCo Tax Yet Again on Measure Q

Kudos go out to Vince Wells who again is taking on those rabble rousers from the Contra Costa County Taxpayers Association in response to...

East Bay Regional Park To Update Master Plan

I had the opportunity to attend the East Bay Regional Park Master Plan Meeting in Oakley this morning where they went over potential revisions...

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...