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Contra Costa Master Gardeners: What Went Wrong in Your Garden?

Contra Costa Master Gardeners: What Went Wrong in Your Garden?

Common problems in vegetable gardens - free tlak Tuesday at the library
Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Are YOU following the state's mandatory water use restrictions?
Food Drive Underway to Help Local Families

Food Drive Underway to Help Local Families

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano serves 1 in 8 people throughout the region
Drivers License Tests Now Automated

Drivers License Tests Now Automated

The paper and pencil tests have been replaced
New Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

New Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

It plugs a hole in existing law that left unpaid interns and volunteers vulnerable
Watch a Live Stream of Orinda City Council Meetings

Watch a Live Stream of Orinda City Council Meetings

The new system enhances the public’s access to meeting materials
Library Holds Writing Contest for Kids and Teens

Library Holds Writing Contest for Kids and Teens

Winners will receive tickets for four to San Francisco’s Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though
College recommendation letters: What you need to know

College recommendation letters: What you need to know

Explaining why recommendations are so valued and providing advice on how to make your letters count.
Saint Mary's College Annual Interfaith Speaker to Address Emerging Culture of Peace

Saint Mary's College Annual Interfaith Speaker to Address Emerging Culture of Peace

Rev. Deborah Moldow, UN Representative of the World Peace Prayer Society to lecture at SMC's Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism
Noted Author, Education Equity Advocate Tyrone Howard to Speak at St. Mary's College

Noted Author, Education Equity Advocate Tyrone Howard to Speak at St. Mary's College

UCLA Education Professor to lecture on "Race, Class, Culture & the Pursuit for Educational Equity & Access"
Inviting Cooperation: A Parenting with Positive Discipline Introductory Workshop with Marcilie Smith Boyle at Communication Works on 09/25

Inviting Cooperation: A Parenting with Positive Discipline Introductory Workshop with Marcilie Smith Boyle at Communication Works on 09/25

Inviting Cooperation: A Parenting with Positive Discipline™ Introductory Workshop with Marcilie Smith Boyle at Communication Works on 09/25
'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

Each year in California, more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions.
Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Pros: clean natural gas replaces coal to generate electricity. Cons: health risk to neighbors of fracking.

Shocking condition of Acalanes HS on Back To School Night

Dirty, Tired, Run Down... No Maintenance over the summer? Shocking condition of Acalanes HS on Back To School Night
County Fee Increases Will Fund Domestic Violence Services

County Fee Increases Will Fund Domestic Violence Services

The Family Justice Center is “one of the most innovative and creative intervention models that we’ll ever have in addressing crime”
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA

Fall Fashion, Fashion Rocks! Saturday, October 25th, Stanford Shopping Center; 2pm - 4pm

Fall Fashion, Fashion Rocks! Saturday, October 25th, Stanford Shopping Center; 2pm - 4pm
BART Board to Receive Report on Avoiding Future Strikes

BART Board to Receive Report on Avoiding Future Strikes

There's a long list of changes that need to be made