Sports Legends will induct 14 into its hall
Antioch Sports Legends has announced its 2012 inductees. The 14 sports legends will be honored at a dinner on Oct. 13 at the Lone Tree Golf and Event Center in Antioch.
The inductees are Randy Autentico, all-around athlete; Sharon Christianson, all-around female athlete; Perry Anderson, Rudy Viramontes and Jesse Smith, individual male athletes; Vanessa Selden, individual female athlete; Norm Bitter, Rich Elliott, Carl Pantle, and Mike Shaw, football; Art Regoli and Jeff Siino, baseball; Ed Burke, community sports leader; 1971 Antioch High School Cross Country, outstanding team.
Biographies of the new inductees will be on display at the Antioch Historical Society Museum 1 to 4 p.m. on Oct 13. The Contra Costa Times also will begin a six-week series of biographies and photos of the Sports Legends inductees on Aug. 31.
Cost of the dinner is $65 a person with a limited number of tickets available to the public starting on Sept. 17. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 925-525-3255 or 925-383-4979.
-- Nan Hargis
Free seminar set on how to conserve resources
The city of Oakley will hold a free seminar this month on what people can do to conserve resources.
The two-hour presentation will be at 6:30 p.m.
Instructor Todd Sutton is the owner of Waste Sleuth, a consulting firm that teaches businesses and government agencies how to prevent waste by reusing and recycling.
Participants will learn easy things they can do beyond simply leaving recycling bins on the curb to reap tangible benefits for themselves as well as the environment.
For more information and to register, call Joshua McMurray at 925-625-7004 or email at email@example.com.
-- Rowena Coetsee
Bus stop temporarily relocated to Main Street and Vintage Parkway
An Oakley bus stop on Main Street near Norcross Lane has been temporarily relocated to the intersection of Main Street and Vintage Parkway because of construction, Tri Delta Transit officials said this week.
The westbound bus stop is served by the 300, 391 and 393 bus routes, according to the transit agency's news release.
Schedule times will remain the same.
The relocation will remain in effect until construction is complete.
-- Paul Burgarino
Animal rescue nonprofit seeks volunteers
The Homeless Animals Response Program is seeking volunteers to work with dogs and cats that are available for adoption.
Foster families are needed to house and care for the animals until a permanent home is found. Veterinary care and supplies will be provided. HARP is also seeking volunteers to assist with programs and administrative tasks. For information, go to harp-rescue.org, or call 925-431-8546.
-- Nan Hargis
Vendors sought for harvest festival in October
The city of Oakley is looking for vendors who want to participate in its harvest festival this fall.
The event is noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 20.
Applications are available at City Hall, 3231 Main St. Vendor categories include arts and crafts, retail, civic service and nonprofit organizations.
For more information or to have an application sent to you, call Cindy at 925-625-7044 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Rowena Coetsee