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Posted on: June 22, 2015

With California Proclamation, All 50 States Now Recognize Importance of General Aviation

California has become the 50th state since 2010, in which elected officials have formally recognized the importance of general aviation (GA), including business aviation, for its citizens.

The California proclamation, and most that have preceded it, co...Read on...

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Posted on: June 23, 2015

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Website

Visit this website for news and video related to General Aviation (GA).

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Posted on: June 23, 2015

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Website

Visit this site for news and publications related to business aviation, often related to General Aviation (GA) airports.

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Posted on: July 1, 2015

Beat the Heat -- How to Keep Your Cool

The sizzling hot temperatures in the East Bay should be coming to an end soon, but in the meantime, you should take precautions for yourself, your family and pets during this heat wave. Check out the County Health Department website for news and tips.Read on...

Contra Costa County Health Department Heat Tips
Posted on: June 29, 2015

County Holiday Office Closure July 3, 2015

Most County offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. As always, emergency services will remain available. Find out about July 4th activities in the Contra Costa area by visiting our events page.Read on...

July 4th Events Around the County
Posted on: June 19, 2015

West Nile Virus Detected in Contra Costa County

The first cases of West Nile Virus have been detected in mosquitoes found in the Oakley area, surprising because the first signs are usually when infected birds are located. The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District crews are hard at work c...Read on...

Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control website
Posted on: June 11, 2015

"Touch Down in the Bay Area" -- watch new Airport video

Summer is just around the corner, and that means more activities and events involving the Contra Costa County Airports. Many residents aren’t aware that the County has two airports--Buchanan Field and Byron--that provide a wide range of aviation and recr...Read on...

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Posted on: June 18, 2015

Catch the replay of Veterans' Voices

If you missed the June episode of Veterans' Voices, Contra Costa County's televised talk show for veterans, watch online or catch our replays throughout the week. June's show focused on the ways families of veterans also give back ...Read on...

Veterans' Voices website
Posted on: April 16, 2015

Health Care Resources for West County Residents

With the closure of Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, Contra Costa County Health Services is helping residents find new sources of medical care in and around their community. Find out more by visiting the Health Services website.

Information is ava...Read on...

Health Services webpage for West County residents
Posted on: May 5, 2015

Traffic Alert: Marina Vista Exit from Southbound 680 Closed

Major improvements are in the works for the Marina Vista exit off of the southern end of the Benicia Bridge, but that will mean the exit is closed until October.

Traffic into Martinez will be re-routed at the Arthur Road exit in the meantime, leading...Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2015

Carquinez Scenic Drive Closure

Carquinez Scenic Drive between Canyon Lake Drive and McEwen Road in Port Costa will be closed May 26 - June 30, 2015.

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Orwood Bridge Replacement

Construction will soon begin on a new Orwood Road Bridge in unincorporated east County.

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Posted on: May 12, 2015

Alamo Movie Under the Stars

Alamo Parks & Recreation will hold 2 movies nights at Livorna Park.

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Posted on: May 12, 2015

Alamo Summer Concert Series

Alamo Parks & Recreation will hold 5 summer concerts at Livorna Park featuring live music from a variety of genres.

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