Tianjin Childrens Palace to perform at Concord Diversity Festival May 3

Tianjin Childrens Palace performs

The internationally acclaimed performers from the Tianjin Childrens Palace will be featured performers at the 11th Annual Diversity Festival to be held Saturday May 3st at Concord’s Todos Santos Park Plaza. Organized by the South Asian Health and Training Foundation (SABH) and the Interfaith Council of contra Costa County, this event will feature a smorgasbord of entertainment […]

10 things that make Concord a great place to live


It kills me to read real estate advertisements touting homes for sale in Concord near the “Walnut Creek border” This gives the impression that living in the largest city in Contra Costa County is somehow inferior to residing in surrounding communities. I disagree. Below are 10 things I like about our community.

Concord to consider installing parking meters around Todos Santos Plaza


The Todos Santos Business Association of downtown retailers, and the City of Concord will chat up deployment of parking meters around Todos Santos plaza to help raise revenue to fund events and activities at the Plaza. Revenue would be earmarked for the farmers market, concerts, and other programs. The meeting begins May 9 at 7:45 […]

Santa has his hands full

So what do you want for Christmas, little girl? Santa had his hands full on Saturday at Todos Santos Plaza, as hundreds of families lined up before Christrmas to get pictures taken with Santa. Apparently some adults wanted to sit on Santa’s knee for the photo more than the kids as pictured nearby. Gives new […]

Concord to install parking sensors at Todos Santos Plaza, Jul 30

On Wednesday July 30th the City of Concord will be installing 36 wireless parking sensors to the short (30 minute & 15 minute) term and handicapped spaces in the Todos Santos Square area. Currently the plan is to block off the spaces all day. The goal is to work with the vendor to complete the […]

Concordstock to break Guinness guitar ensemble world record, Jul 1

Register now to join over 2,000 guitar strumming enthusiasts as the City of Concord attempts to break the world record for largest guitar ensemble, Jul 1 at Todos Santos Plaza, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Help smash the current Guinness World Record of 1,802 for Largest Guitar Ensemble as folk-rock luminary Country Joe McDonald, leads the […]

Concord lingerie shops serves as local host for model search

Sarah’s Bare Necessities on Adobe Street in Concord, is partnering with Shirley of Hollywood‘s Sexy Model Search campaign this Summer. According to Kara Butler (pictured above), owner of Bare Necessities, it’s a great way for models of all shapes and sizes to get started in the industry.

Homeless leave Baldwin Park; head downtown

The picture above shows workers hauling trash away from Baldwin Park after Loaves and Fishes closed its doors at St Michaels’ in Concord April 30. The detritus included mattresses, sleeping bags, bicycles, golf clubs, tents, old tires, and more. Go figure. Sources at Concord PD deny urban legend now circulating that suggests some Baldwin Walk […]