Three Moraga-Orinda Firefighters Seriously Injured

Here is a local example of what firefighters deal with on scene as three were injured by another car passing by the incident and...

CONFIRE Issues Service Reduction and Fire Station Closure Plan

The Board of Supervisors will consider approving and authorizing the Fire Chief to implement a plan that reduces service and closes stations due to...

Sandbags Available in Contra Costa County

With a break in the rain this morning, it may be a good time to head out and get some sandbags as the rain...

Supervisor Glover Gives Away 1,200 Turkey’s

Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover’s annual turkey giveaway took off in a big way this year. With the new configuration of his district, spanning...

Contra Costa County Library Wins National Medal

Congratulations are in order for the Contra Costa Library as last week Supervisor Mary Piepho was in Washington, DC to receive an award from...

Board of Supervisors Honor Warriors’ Watch Riders

The Warrior Watch Riders were honored today by the Board of Supervisors for their hard work and dedication to greeting troops as they return...

CC Times Still Being Dishonest About CONFIRE

Let’s go through this slowly so that many folks can understand just exactly what the Contra Costa Times Editorial Board tried to do with...

Assemblywoman Bonilla Offers Remarks in Recognition of Veterans Day

Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla (Concord, CA) - offered the following statement in recognition of those who served and are serving our country in the...

Mueser: If Dems Take State Senate Expect Taxes to Go Up

State Senate Candidate Mark Muser put out a silly piece in the Antioch Herald that basically says if you vote in a Democrat, they...

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...