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 Districtthe 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 75 miles of northern shoreline and its harbors between Richmond and Oakley.

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Environmental Fair offers tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint, Apr 5

truth about global warmingJoin Assemblyman Mark DeSaulnier at an Environmental Fair to take place April 5 at the California State University, East Bay’s Concord Campus, located at 4700 Ygnacio Valley Road, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A number of organizations will be on hand to provide tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint, and conserve energy and water. The event is free, especially for those who walk, cycle, or carpool to the event. For additional information call 925-372-7990 or visit Assemblyman DeSaulnier’s website at www.assembly.ca.gov/a11

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