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Adopt a Pet, Nov. 11, 2018

Adopt a Pet, Nov. 11, 2018

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

These pets are available for adoption from Contra Costa County Animal Services. They are available at http://petharbor.com. Tango (Petharbor ID No. A0914234) is one of the stars of the Contra Costa County Animal Services Running Dog Team. She would love to have a new home to call her own. She just ran a 10K race […]

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Bowl for fun and profit

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

AAUW (American Association of University Women) will hold a Bowling Blast event on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the Paddock Bowl at 5915 Pacheco Boulevard in Pacheco. Each team will have four players (with one alternate if needed). Each player pays $25.00. Family teams are encouraged. Single players can register and will be assigned to […]

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Bocce birthday

Bocce birthday

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sante Cerri celebrated his 99th birthday with a day of bocce. Surrounded by freinds at the Bocce Courts, Cerri spent the day doing what he loves.

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Park it by Ned MacKay: Closing a Bay Trail gap

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Construction is planned to close one of the largest remaining gaps in a trail that when completed will encircle all of San Francisco Bay. The project will extend the existing trail for one mile between Buchanan and Gilman Streets west of Golden Gate Fields in Albany and Berkeley. The trail section will be constructed on […]

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Key ingredients for flood preparation: Sandbags, plastic, and hundreds of boots on the ground

Key ingredients for flood preparation: Sandbags, plastic, and hundreds of boots on the ground

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a summer of non-stop fires, the threat of heavy winter rain poses a risk to California communities. State agencies warn charred landscapes could leave neighborhoods vulnerable to heavy rains and mudslides. When and if those rains hit, the California Conservation Corps is prepared to be the state’s “boots on the ground” to respond to […]

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Hospice Tree Of Lights to shine again Saturday

Hospice Tree Of Lights to shine again Saturday

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A large tree with branches that provide a canopy over both sides of Morello Avenue will sparkle at dusk Saturday with hundreds of white lights during the annual Hospice East Bay Tree of Lights ceremony. The Martinez oak that stands in the median of Morello Avenue is one of a dozen such […]

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Martinez Business Beat, Nov. 7, 2018

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Contra Costa County Employers Advisory Council Today The Contra Costa County Employers Advisory Council’s “The Hidden Untapped Talent” forum, also sponsored by the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County, will start at 8 a.m. today at Willow Pass Community Center, 2748 East Olivera Road, Concord. The forum is open to employers, hiring managers and […]

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At Home With Vivian: Veterans Day

At Home With Vivian: Veterans Day

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

One hundred years. History was one of my favorite classes when I was a school girl. Unlike a math or science book, a history text is filled with stories of adventure and intrigue. Some events happened so long ago, that they don’t seem real, such as the adventures of King Richard the Lionhearted during the […]

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Park it by Ned MacKay: Monarch butterfly research

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The time is fast approaching when monarch butterflies will make their appearance in the Bay Area, where the insects overwinter as part of their multi-generational migratory life cycle. One of their favorite winter homes is a eucalyptus grove at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont. And you can help with research on the monarchs by learning […]

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Park District General Manager Robert Doyle awarded prestigious Pugsley Medal

Park District General Manager Robert Doyle awarded prestigious Pugsley Medal

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

On September 26, 2018, Robert E. Doyle, East Bay Regional Park District’s General Manager, received the 2018 Honorable Cornelius Amory Pugsley Award medal. Selected by the American Academy of Park and Recreation Administration, the award honors champions of parks and conservation. It is the most prestigious award given for work toward the promotion and development […]

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