County supervisors give themselves pay raise
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday afternoon to give themselves a $32,000 raise, despite vocal opposition... Last comment 17 minutes ago | 17 comments
California ranks 48th best (or 3rd worst) on business taxes
California has the 48th best (or third worst) tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business... Last comment 22 hours ago | 3 comments
2014 Readers Choice winners
Things to do, places to see, pampering to enjoy and yummies to eat -- once again, our readers have spoken. This year, for... Last comment on Oct 28, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 5 comments
Diablo tennis team finishes second in national championship
A women's tennis team from the San Ramon Valley took second place at a national championship earlier this month. Read the... Last comment 23 hours ago | 1 comment
by Tim Hunt
A good plan for downtown, but can city officials get it approved?
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 comments
by Elizabeth LaScala
Should Your Sophomore Take The October PSAT? And More on Standardized Testing...
Oct 12, 2014 | 2 comments
Attorneys reviewing cases with CHP officers tied to nude photo-sharing scandal
Contra Costa and Alameda County prosecutors and public defenders are reviewing cases involving three Dublin-area California Highway Patrol officers currently under investigation for allegedly sharing nude photos of DUI suspects, officials said Thursday. Thursday, 5:38 PM
What does it take to be "one of the greats?" And would the cost be worth the reward? These are the questions at the dark heart of "Whiplash," an indie "Amadeus" set in a New York City music conservatory. Funny word, that: "conservato...... Read the full review
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"Monte Vista Marching Band"
The Monte Vista High School Jazz and Marching Bands performed at the Alamo Wine & Music Fest on Saturday September 11, 2010. Photo by: Perry Lentine Submitted by Perry Lentine on Sep 13, 2010