Cheapest gasoline in Concord

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Cheap gas has always been a great feature of Concord, California. But where inside Concord is the cheapest gasoline? It was not too long ago, in October of 2012 to be exact, that gasoline was selling for $5.00 a gallon or more. Now, the cheapest gasoline is hovering around $3.00 a gallon. A survey of […]

Campaign signs and other election tactics used by politicians

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Campaign signs touting Concord Counclmember Ron Leone‘s reelection bid proudly states that he has fought, “For a Balanced Budget & Reserves.” Tim Grayson, claims to have been a good Mayor and for championing, “Anti-crime programs to keep Concord Safe,” as his ticket for gaining a second term. With local campaign manager Mary Jo Rossi running their re-election bids, the two […]

New Popeye’s fried chicken franchise makes major splash in Concord

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With much anticipation fueled by a series of e-mails from several of my curmudgeon friends, I told my wife not to prepare dinner Tuesday night and that I would secure food from the newly opened Popeye’s on Clayton Road. In a culinary challenged community (at least for friend chicken) such as Concord, the prospect of […]

John Muir medical centers earn high marks

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The John Muir medical centers in Concord and Walnut Creek have again been earned high marks this year by U.S. News & World Report with both medical centers receiving national rankings! Combined, the two medical centers had 11 services nationally ranked or rated as high performing. High Marks for John Muir Medical Centers – John […]

Wine, Beer, and Art Walk a triumph for needy kids

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Salvio Pacheco Courtyard and Downtown Concord never looked as good as it did on Saturday, May 10, with the festive atmosphere brought about by the 2nd Annual Wine Beer and Art Walk organized by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Outside of raising over $ 7,000 to provide educational scholarships to assist local women […]

PG&E to strengthen its natural gas pipeline system locally

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PG&E will be working soon in Concord, as part of its continuing campaign of strengthening its natural gas pipeline system and become an industry leader in pipeline safety excellence. PG&E to strengthen its natural gas pipeline system update LOCAL CONCORD INFORMATION – Work is expected to begin soon, and is expected to continue through this […]

Plans proposed for making downtown Concord a destination

Over a 100 years ago, a young painter from Philadelphia ventured to Paris to follow his dream and study with legendary artists Paul Cezanne and Paul Gauguin. Unfortunately, World War I soon intervened causing George Washington Smith to return back to the States. After participating in San Francisco’s Panama Exhibition in 1915 at the Palace […]