K-12 Schools Must Improve to Help East Bay Economy Stay Competitive

Last month Contra Costa County Supervisors were briefed on the region’s future job outlook by representatives from the Contra Costa Community College District, the county’s Workforce Development Board and the Contra Costa Council. These groups work with leaders from local industry to develop job training programs to meet employer needs. The discussion focused on job growth in the context of developing Contra Costa’s […]

Supervisor Candidate Forum District 1: Gioia v Phillips

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See notes from of the points as presented in a Supervisor Forum held May 4th at the Hilton in Concord and hosted by the Contra Costa Council. The two candidates vying for the DIstrict 1 Supervisor seat (West County) are John Gioia (JG-incumbent) and Mister Phillips (MP).

Caltran Exec to speak, Oct 2

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Randy Iwasaki, Director of the California Department of Transportation, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming luncheon to be hosted by the Contra Costa Council, October 2

CD-10 forum: Dems outclass GOP

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Democrats as a group clearly blew away the Republicans. They were able to answer the forum moderator’s questions, and presented concise answers with details from the district.

Contra Costa Council Golf, Aug 17

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The Contra Costa Council will hold its 25th annual Golf tournament, on August 17, at the Round Hill Country Club, located at 3169 Roundhill Road, Alamo, CA. Hosted by Chevron, the prestigious Petroleum Cup will be at stake.

CD-10 candidate forum, Aug 7


The Contra Costa Council & the Bay Area Council will host a 10th Congressional District Candidates Forum, August 7, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located at 45 John Glenn Drive, in Concord-Calif.