Keith Leung, killed Sunday night when his electric car veered off the road and into a pond, leaves friends who admired his soft-spoken manner and commitment to music and theater. He was 34. Leung was a University of California at...
Burgundy? Tuscany? New Orleans? Santa Fe? If it's known for its food, Chef Charles Vollmar is writing about it. "Chef Charlie," as he is known around Orinda, has the enviable task of visiting far-off and often not-so-far-off regions, meeting interesting...
A number of crashes up and down our namesake 24/680 Corridor kept emergency crews and tow trucks busy Wednesday, creating some memorable moments for involved drivers but no serious or lasting injury as far as we could determine. The pictured...
Ed: This letter is being re-posted after it was brought to our attention that responses to its content had been lost during a recent upgrade of our commenting interface (embarrassing, given the topic, to say the least!) We're working...
As the once groundbreaking and eerily mesmerizing zombie slayfest known as The Walking Dead dissolves into a confused mélange of impossibly long firefights, implausible alliances and sermonizing - fans of edgy storytelling and crisp writing have been left to wonder:...
WHAT: The Contra Costa Hazardous Materials Commission and Alamo Improvement Association and the Pipeline Safety Trust will host three forums to discuss safety, oversight and other information for residents who live near petroleum and natural gas pipelines in the county. WHO: The...
The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District (CCCSD) will be replacing a sewer main on Brookwood Road, from Camino Pablo to Moraga Way, to Vashell Way, beginning Monday, May 21, 2018, from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., Mondays through Fridays;...
The Contra Costa County Library is now offering Video Storytime through the Library’s YouTube channel. Starting today, Video Storytime will be available at youtube.com/user/theccclib Each playlist includes songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. A new video will be available each month through of...
Officials in Alameda County have identified the driver of a Model S Tesla that crashed through a fence and into a pond in a remote stretch of Crow Canyon Road Sunday as Keith Leung, 34, of Danville. Investigators are still...
Ed: Sydney Chaney Thomas is a Moraga-based writer and businesswoman with three books to her name, all currently available on Amazon. She is also co-founder of a sustainable sailing apparel company called Ocean SF, and operates a nonprofit that works to...

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