Day 1 East Bay Parks Hikes + Oakley Affordable Accommodation

Happy Tuesday, neighbors! Here’s what’s going on around Concord today.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Cloudy, a little rain; cold. High: 44 Low: 40.

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Here are today’s top stories at Concord:

  1. Residents and visitors to the Bay Area are encouraged to enjoy the wonders of the outdoors on New Years Day in California State Parks, some of which participate in a national event called Day one hikes. In the Greater Bay Area, several parks are involved, including Angel Island State Park, China Camp State Park in Marin County, and, among others, Jack London State Historic Park. in Sonoma County. Participating East Bay Parks include the historic Arden Wood Farm in Fremont where naturalists plan to start the year with an easy walk around the grounds starting at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 1. Enjoy the good weather, visit the farm animals and discover something new on the farm. Or check out the Environmental Education Center in Tilden Natural Area near Berkeley, there is a “Nature Trail” program from 1pm to 3pm on Sunday January 2nd. ( & Pioneer Publishers)
  2. the Contra Costa Est fire protection district received a $ 24,000 grant state to support firefighting efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant comes from an allocation of $ 100 million in the 2021-2022 state budget for special quarters, which did not initially receive the COVID-19 relief funding that was scattered across cities and counties. The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District serves the towns of Brentwood and Oakley and the unincorporated communities of Discovery Bay, Bethel Island, Knightsen, Byron, Marsh Creek and Morgan Territory. (
  3. California Highway Patrol investigators have been called to east direction SR4 between San Marcos and Bailey Road after gunshots broke out – with a person touched and be treated for unspecified injuries. The shooting was reported shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. (News 24/680)
  4. Pittsburg Police reported that at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to the T-Mobile Shop concerning a the alarm is sounding. There, officers observed a woman fleeing the area, taking $ 3,000 in merchandise. The woman was quickly detained, placed under arrest and the merchandise was collected. The woman has been identified as Rosa Booker, 34. Two other suspects fled before officers surrendered to the company. (Eastern County today)

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  • Plan a candy stay in Concorde for new Year! Relax at a local hotel with a hubcap sized cookie and ENJOY! 🍪by: @crumblcookies 🏨by: @hilton_concord 📸by: @martiwantsmore “(Instagram)
  • To help find more “furry” homes, Humanitarian society of the valley is waive all pet adoption fees until December 30. Hurry for your furry friend!
  • Twin Oaks retirement home will be an affordable, mixed-use, age-restricted seniors community 62 years and over only, which will be located at 2605 Main Street, Oakley. The project will consist of a single interior corridor, a 3-storey building served by an elevator with 130 units: 98 one-bedroom / one-bathroom units, 31 two-bedroom / one-bathroom units and 1 management unit. two rooms. The pre-rental of the facility will begin in January. You can start your application process here.

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Jeri karges

About me: Jeri Karges has lived and loved the Sacramento area for over 30 years. His passion is to find new and unique ways to enjoy the city and its surroundings. On the weekends, you can find her pestering her friends to taste the restaurant that has no silverware or to try their hand at ax throwing. Jeri also enjoys writing about retirement planning at https: //rockinretirement.subst …

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