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A group calling themselves the "East Bay Bike Party" is travelling from the Pleasant Hill BART station to the Concord BART station tonight. Hundreds of bicyclists are riding through Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill & Concord.
An informational meeting for men 68 and older who want to play competitive softball will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16 starting at 10 a.m. at the Buckeye Fields Meeting Room, 711 St. Marys Road in Lafayette.
The chase occurred around 2:30 this morning. It started in downtown Concord near Fremont St., and eventually ended after the suspect crashed into a fence on Altura Dr., just west of Salvio St. The pursuit lasted about 10 minutes and reached speeds of up to 70-mph.
Concord DMV, which has been closed since April of this year, is expected to re-open on September 26, 2014. "July" & "Now" pictures- are interesting, but you should add a "near future" picture as well.
A $1 fee increase for certified copies of marriage licenses, birth and death certificates and similar documents in Contra Costa County will be used to cover more services for domestic violence victims. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved the fee increase, which will help the county expand on its existing Family Justice Center in Richmond as part of a Countywide Family Justice Center Network with two future centers in east and central parts of the county.
This month, the Art Cottage is featuring work from the Lamorinda Arts Alliance . Founded in 1994, the LAA is comprised of 160 artists who live or work in Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda and the surrounding areas.
Leone was supposed to recuse himself from commenting or voting on the CNWS because he lives within 500 ft. of the CNWS.
Concord Friends, the Concord Historical Society is hosting a Great Stuff Sale fundraiser THIS Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14, from 9-3, at the Don Francisco Galindo House: 1721 Amador Avenue, Concord! Please come purchase some "Great Stuff" and support the Historical Society's efforts to keep our great history alive and accessible here in Concord!
Forest Park swim club near Concord High School was broken into on Friday night, and the thief stole an automated external defibrillator .
The Concord Police Department has entered into a partnership with the Mt. Diablo Unified School District to share the cost of three School Resource Police Officers .
As we previously reported, Concord Police Officers responded to a "shots fired" call at a residence in the 1500 block of Lexington Rd. on Tuesday night. When Officers arrived on the scene, they heard and witnessed several gunshots coming from the interior and rear yard rear of a house.
Faced with 800-pound bales of squashed aluminum cans, industrial-sized Dumpsters full of tubas and trombones, nearly 30 tons of glass, a 45,000-pound load of copper, a mountain range of cardboard and more, Mike Jennings knows exactly what to do -- recycle. The 55-year-old vice president and general manager of the Concord/Pleasant Hill Recycling Center on Galaxy Way will likely be doing even more of that soon, given the planned Sept.
On Sunday, October 12, Monument Impact will be helping to coordinate a community event to promote local Concord restaurants as well as numerous food trucks. It will take place at a lot adjacent to Monument Boulevard and Erickson Road and will occur from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The Contra Costa Transportation Authority is a rare government agency. Its projects generally are completed on budget and on time.
"Someone would've been waiting for him to come home," the sixth-grader at North Creek Academy in Walnut Creek says of her valiant efforts.
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Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:41 am
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