Monday East Bay Business Briefs

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East Bay business briefs for Northern California: Safeway, facebook, car dealers, Chevron, Redfin, Fitch, and Mechanics Bank

MDUSD Measure C will cost taxpayers $1.87 Billion

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MUSD has time and time again put PLAs in place on projects despite study after study showing they drive up costs at least 20%, and in one study, more than $30 per square foot. This means fewer buildings for students and higher costs for taxpayers.

GOP Boot Camp, Aug 21-22

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So far this looks like a trip down memory lane. Maybe we can find some veterans of the last Deukmejian campaign. This is the problem with Republicans…they are stuck in the past. While the Democrats are campaigning using 21st century organizing methods the GOP is still running Reagan’s Morning in America Ads.

Guys and Dolls for Hospice, Jul 30

guys and dolls benefits hospice of east bay

Purchase your tickets now for a performance of Guys and Dolls, benefiting Hospice of the East Bay , on Thursday, July 30th, at 8:00 pm, at San Ramon Valley High School Performing Arts Center, 501 Danville Blvd. , Danville .

Can ordinary folks fix California?

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A new study from the New America Movement says 400 ordinary citizens should be randomly selected to act as delegates to a Constitutional Convention to fix California

MCP broadens services

monument community partnership

The Monument Community Partnership (MCP), located in Keller House off Concord Ave., is the focal point for a number of service organizations including its own that serve what is called the Monument Corridor.

CD-10 candidate forum, Aug 7

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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.

Who is Claudia Bermudez?

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We suspect that the smart money is on Republican Jerry Salcido to pull out the big win in a close election that has the possibility of not only sending a defeated Bermudez into retirement, but maybe even causing a few R.I.N.O.s to go along with her.

Meg Whitman fundraiser, Jul 20

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Meg Whitman, the former eBay exec who is running for the 2010 Republican nomination for California Governor, will hold a tres tres fundraiser in San Francisco, July 20, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at a private home. See the PDF documents below for details.