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DeSaulnier To Host “Women in Leadership, Politics, and Society” Town Hall
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will host a “Women in Leadership, Politics, and Society” town hall on Saturday, November 2 in Danville. The town hall, according to DeSaulnier, “will explore the most pressing issues facing women today, like achieving gender and economic equity in the workplace and society, overcoming barriers to women’s health care, and increasing the representation […]

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 12:45 AM
UPDATE: Strong Smell Of Smoke In Contra Costa County
ConFire is investigating the smell of smoke in central Contra Costa County. Unsure of the source at this time. UPDATE: This appears to be smoke from a vegetation fire near Sears Point in Sonoma County.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2019 9:57 PM
3D Printed Electric Shuttle Being Tested At The Former Concord Naval Weapons Station
The Contra Costa Transportation Authority is working with the American Automobile Association to test a self-driving shuttle at the GoMentum Station at the former Naval Weapons Station Concord. The shuttle, a 3D-printed electric vehicle called “Olli,” is capable of carrying eight seated passengers. It has a maximum range of 25 to 40 miles and a […]

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2019 9:00 PM
The Water Cooler – Charging A $15 Walk-In Fee At The DMV To Renew Registration
The “Water Cooler” is a feature on Claycord.com where we ask you a question or provide a topic, and you talk about it. The “Water Cooler” will be up Monday-Friday at noon. Today’s question: Rhode Island DMV is considering a $15 walk-in fee for people who come into the DMV to renew their registration, which […]

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2019 7:00 PM
EARTHQUAKE Info: The Concord Fault & The Clayton-Marsh Creek Fault
Here is a little bit of information about the two local faults we have in Concord and Clayton, along with a few important links. We’ll start with the Concord Fault. Although it’s not a major fault, it’s an active one. A lot of people don’t know about the Concord Fault, which runs north through Concord to Suisun […]

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2019 5:00 PM
Oct.17 – The 30th Anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake
 Today is the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. It happened on October 17th, 1989, and measured 6.9 on the richter scale. It killed 63 people and injured thousands more. Do you remember the quake, and if so, where were you when it happened on October 17, 1989 at 5:04 p.m.?

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2019 3:00 PM
Walnut Creek Man Found Hanging Inside Jail Cell At West County Detention Facility
The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is investigating the death of a Walnut Creek man who was found dead inside his jail cell at the West County Detention Facility (WCDF) in Richmond. At approximately 1:40 p.m. today, a Deputy Sheriff was conducting room checks at the WCDF. While approaching a room, he noticed […]

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2019 3:50 AM
Firefighters Battling Blaze On Bonifacio St. In Concord
Firefighters are battling a structure fire on Bonifacio St. in downtown Concord. Bonifacio is currently closed between Grant St. and Concord Ave. Use caution if you’re in the area.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2019 1:01 AM
Vigil Service, Funeral Mass Announced For Concord Pastor Who Died In Colusa County Vehicle Collision
A vigil service and funeral mass have been announced for Fr. Mathew Vellankal, the St. Bonaventure Pastor from Concord who died last week in a vehicle collision in Northern California. Please click on each photo shown above for more information.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2019
DIRTY DINING: Pleasant Hill Cold Stone Creamery Closed For Third Time In Two Years Due To Cockroach Infestation
The cockroaches are back at Cold Stone Creamery in Pleasant Hill, according to the Contra Costa County Department of Environmental Health. The ice cream shop, located at 60 Crescent Dr. in Pleasant Hill, was closed this week after inspectors from the Contra Costa County Department of Environmental Health say they found the following: 1 live […]

POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2019 9:00 PM

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