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The Claycord Online Museum – The Old Fountain at the Sunvalley Mall
This vintage postcard shows the old fountain at the Sunvalley Mall in Concord. The fountain, which was taken out after the deadly plane crash in 1985, was in the middle of the mall, on the lower level, near where the elevator is now located. ABOUT THE CLAYCORD ONLINE MUSEUM: The Claycord Online Museum is made […]

POSTED JULY 18, 2018 2:00 AM
Gas Line Struck During Construction In Martinez
A gas line was struck during construction at a home on Green St. in Martinez this afternoon. A small fire started due to the break. Firefighters are currently on their way to the scene. No injuries have been reported.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 11:10 PM
Two-Alarm Fire Burning In Walnut Creek
A two-alarm structure fire is burning inside a garage in the Rossmoor community in Walnut Creek. The attached home on Saklan Indian Dr. is in danger, and an active rescue is currently underway. Thanks to Paul for the information. UPDATE: The fire has been extinguished. map: google maps

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 10:10 PM
California Democratic Party Votes To Endorse Statewide Affordable Housing Act
The California Democratic Party this week voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the anti-rent-control Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and return power to regulate rents to local communities. Signed into law in 1995, Costa-Hawkins prevents cities and counties from applying rent control to apartments built after 1995, or […]

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 9:00 PM
The Water Cooler – Build-A-Bear Forced To Apologize For “Pay Your Age Day”
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: Build-A-Bear recently held a promotion in which customers could pay their age for a bear, meaning if a child was 5-years-old, […]

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 7:14 PM
Concord DMV Office, 59 Others To Open On Saturday
On Aug.4, the DMV is increasing the number of Saturday service offices to 60 and offering service every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. “We apologize for the increased wait times.  We continue to actively work on solutions to get customer transactions completed more efficiently,” DMV Director Jean Shiomoto said. “We will process all […]

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 5:00 PM
Lime Ridge Open Space Coming Back To Life After Recent Fire
Lime Ridge Open Space is coming back to life. Over 300 acres of land was scorched when a fire broke out on June 29. The open space is quickly making a comeback, according to pictures taken by our friend “WC Resident”. To HERE to view over 20 photos from inside the fire zone, or just […]

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 3:00 PM
Vegetation Fire Burning On Bailey Rd.
A vegetation fire is burning on Bailey Rd. in Concord. Bailey Rd. has been closed in both directions. UPDATE: The fire has been extinguished.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 1:38 AM
Concord Resident Identified As Victim Of Fatal Collision On San Miguel Rd.
A Concord man has been identified by his friends and family as the victim of the July 11 vehicle -vs- bicyclist collision. The collision occurred at 12:05 a.m. on San Miguel Rd. near Systron Dr. in Concord when a vehicle driven by a 57-year-old Antioch man struck 60-year-old John Wheeler, who was pronounced dead at […]

POSTED JULY 16, 2018 11:00 PM
Pittsburg City Council Set To Approve Cannabis Manufacturing Facility
The City Council is poised to approve Pittsburg’s first commercial facility for manufacturing and distributing medical and recreational cannabis products. Approval of a commercial cannabis permit for – and an operating agreement with – Canyon Laboratories is on the council’s agenda for tonight’s meeting. Canyon Laboratories would operate the facility on Clark Avenue on what […]

POSTED JULY 16, 2018 9:00 PM

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