Brentwood ballet troupe prepares for 'Nutcracker'
Annual children's ballet will be held at Anitoch's El Campanil
OAKLEY -- Thanksgiving holiday cooking oil and grease can be recycled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Ironhouse Sanitary District, 450 Walnut Meadows Drive.
The Contra Costa Community College District this week the 27 winners of its inaugural Unsung Hero Awards, which will be presented during a showcase and celebration of the district's 65th anniversary Saturday in Martinez.
Grant amounts range from $2,500 to $5,000 and will support educational and/or environmental projects.
The Contra Costa County Library has books, music, movies and more to help make your season bright. Best of all, most of its offerings are free.
Carmen Dragon Elementary School in Antioch recently honored Students for the Month of October. The students were selected for their demonstration of the Character Pillar of Respect.
Congress is now allowed to wish you a Merry Christmas
The rules about what members and staffers can and can't do are loosened. Full Story
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Season of giving the perfect time to teach children about charity
Even simple acts of charity can touch children and teenagers who participate in giving. Readers share their stories.
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Evangeline Lilly upset with magazine's 'butt' reference
Women’s Health surprised “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” actress with her cover shot.