Prospective master developers for the Concord Naval Weapons Reuse Project will make presentations Feb 10 (Catellus) and 11th (Lennar Urban and SunCal) to Concord City Council.
Fall 2014 Concord Survey Summary concerning term limits, police, homeless, and development
As 2014 unceremoniously comes to an end, I kind of feel like James Taylor penning his classic tune Fire and Rain “Got up this morning and I wrote down this song. Just can’t remember who to send it to.” Below is my list of events and happenings which took place locally that has brought happiness, some […]
As the ranks of aging WWII survivors dwindle, many remain active in efforts to commemorate the sacrifices made by our fighting forces during that “war to end all wars.” Local survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941 hope the annual lighting of the Mount Diablo beacon will serve to […]
Ferguson Missouri outrage overlooks the fact that our criminal justice system is not an entirely black and white affair. No two situations are the same.
In the tradition of the classic TV drama Dragnet, “Ladies and gentlemen: the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent” at the request of the Concord Police Department. It’s 7:55 pm on an early autumn Friday evening in Concord. Dusk is turning into darkness. Older […]
Champman University in Southern California has just released the results of its survey of what Americans fear the most. The survey of American fears included 1500 participants and boiled results down to four basic categories: personal fears, crime, natural disasters and fear factors. According to the Chapman poll, the number one fear in America today […]
Contra Costa County has been working on a 2014 update to its Homeless Strategic Plan for dealing with the homeless. In 2004 there was a ten year plan and now it is time to update it. See a PDF of the 2014 plan below. Click to download as desired. Please feel free to send any […]
The Richmond City Council on Tuesday, October 7, will consider an agenda item that proposes diverting $20 million from the recent Chevron Community Investment Agreement to help save Doctors Medical Center (DMC), in San Pablo. The motion, (Item I-3) forwarded by incumbent councilmember Corky Booze, if passed would direct Richmond city staff to negotiate with […]
An independent team of health care experts on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of preserving a full-service hospital at Doctors Medical Center and called for a full evaluation of alternatives. In an interim report issued to the West Contra Costa Healthcare District board, Dr. William Walker, director of Contra Costa Health Services and chair of […]