Category Archives: East County

4th of July Options for East County Residents

I’ve compiled a list of activities in East County and Contra Costa County. The list can be seen on my new site. http://eastcountytoday.wordpress.com/

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I’ve moved!!!!

As you may have noticed, the last few months I’ve focused on many issues outside of the City of Oakley which was the purpose of my blog originally. Since my coverage has expanded, I to need to expand as I’ve … Continue reading

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Friends of Marsh Creek Awarded $60k EPA Grant

Congratulations are in order to the Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed who were awarded a $60,000 grant by the EPA on June 26 to help improve urban waters and promote community revitalization. EPA Selects Projects to Improve Urban Waters & … Continue reading

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Paddle For Fame Sets New World Record

Some good news in East County today as 621 paddlers were connected during the Paddle for Fame event today which set a new world record. Out of 719 possible in attendance, 621 paddles were connected beating last years record of … Continue reading

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ECCFPD: Stations 54, 94, 95 Now Closed

Today is a sad day in East County as three stations have now been closed and are offline while we say goodbye to over a dozen wonderful firefighters who will be difficult to replace. I took the opportunity this morning … Continue reading

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Press Release: Firefighters Release Statement on Station Closures

Press Release Statement from United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 President Vince Wells on Station Closures “As the representative of 6 different fire agencies in Contra Costa County – Contra Costa, East Contra Costa, El Cerrito, Moraga-Orinda, … Continue reading

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Required Viewing: Chief Louder Q&A with CoCo Tax

Kudos go out to ConFire Chief Daryl Louder for not only speaking at the Contra Costa Taxpayers Association, but answering a series of questions that should be required viewing for those not only serviced by ConFire, but those in East … Continue reading

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