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Pleasant Hill

Skate Or DIY: Why Is It So Damn Hard To Build A Skate Park In Oakland?

Long article from Eastbayexpress Mar 15: Town Park started with just wooden ramps, from the Young Men’s Christian Association in Pleasant Hill, around 2008. These ramps weren’t brand new and even had some screws sticking out, but it was a start. (more…)

Fighting for Lamorinda sanctuary status

Comprehensive coverage in Lamorindaweekly Mar 9: Lamorinda Weekly talked to a lot of Lamorinda residents who would rather not be named, and work in surrounding communities where the population of workers that do not have a legal status is large. One who works in a Pleasant Hill school said… (more…)

Sidewalk maintenance falls to Lafayette residents

Lamorindaweekly Mar 9: Option three would be similar to the previous option obliging the homeowner to pay for repairs but only in cases where a hazard caused by the owner is evident, such as is the practice in Moraga and Pleasant Hill. (more…)

Survey shows kids pelted with tobacco, alcohol ads

Eastbaytimes Mar 9: That sentiment was echoed by health officials from 5 Bay Area counties gathered in Pleasant Hill to discuss the results of the statewide Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community 2016 Store Survey. (more…)

AAUW advocates for women’s equity, offers scholarships

Eductaion – Long article from Eastbaytimes Mar 8: AAUW branches in Central County include Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek, Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette, Pleasant Hill-Martinez, Clayton, and Concord… (more…)

Walnut Creek: In-n-Out Burger eyed for North Main Street

Eastbaytimes Mar 7: A location on Contra Costa Blvd. in Pleasant Hill opened in 2012. Also mentioned: Starbucks (archive) (more…)

Police reports: Concord, Clayton, Pleasant Hill, Martinez from Feb. 16-22

Crime – Eastbaytimes has a long article Mar 1. (more…)





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Body of missing retired Contra Costa County Sheriff’s deputy found

Mercurynews Mar 1: One of 6 siblings, he was born in Southern Calif. and moved to the Concord and Pleasant Hill area when he was a young adult, Ross said. (more…)


Laoferta Feb 23: …a lawsuit to halt another middle of the city redevelopment plan – for Pleasant Hill,… Also in this article: in Calif. (archive) (more…)

Repairing our ObamaCare wounds

Foxnews has a long article Feb 23: A small business owner from Pleasant Hill, in Cass County, is facing premiums for the person family totaling $1,463.36 per four weeks in 2017. That is $17,556 per year and more than one-third of the family’s projected income. (more…)

ConFire rolling out new station signage

Lamorindaweekly Feb 22: The signage upgrade project began in early Feb with Fire Station two adjacent to district headquarters in Pleasant Hill. (more…)


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VIDEO: Debris falling on cars on Highways 680, 24 near Pleasant Hill

Kron4 Feb 16: LEASANT HILL — An innocent drive down Hwy 680 and Hwy 24 has turned ugly for a handful of motorists. (more…)

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New bill to combat understaffing in California dialysis clinics, including 15 in Contra Costa, three in Antioch

Antiochherald Feb 17: …three each in Antioch and Walnut Creek; 2 each in Pittsburg and San Pablo; and one each in Brentwood, Concord, El Cerrito, Pleasant Hill and Richmond. (more…)

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Protesters demand school trustee resign for pro-Trump tweets

Mercurynews Feb 16: PLEASANT HILL — At a meeting of the Contra Costa County Board of Education on Wed more than twenty protesters demanded that trustee Jefferson Belle resign his seat, for his not wavering support on Twitter of President Donald Trump and his immigration ban. (more…)

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After fourty years in the local nonprofit sector, master connector Lance Linares prepares for retirement

Santacruzsentinel Feb 7: Null Kingston is in this article (archive) (more…)

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Martinez offering residents sand and sand bags

Kron4 Feb 21: Off Pleasant Hill Road East and Church Street F Street: (more…)

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Miramonte Shakespeare Showcase

Acalanes Jan 27: Address 1212 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lafayette, Ca 94549… (more…)

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Bay Area political events: Town halls, anti-Trump rallies

Sfgate Feb 18: Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, from 6:30 to eight in the afternoon at Diablo Valley College cafeteria, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill.Barbara Lee (archive: wikipedia / wikipedia) town hall: Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, holds a town… (more…)