Happy Wednesday, people of Concorde! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s going on in the city today.
First of all, the weather forecast for the day:
Cloudy with a touch of rain. High: 55 Low: 52.
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Here are today’s top five stories at Concord:
- The national meteorological service has revised its precipitation forecast for the storm which is expected to last until the bank holiday weekend. New forecast calls for 2-3 inches of rain for the interior regions of the East Bay. This is an increase of 1 to 1.5 inches from what was expected. (Claycord.com)
- Contra Costa Health Services announced on Monday that genomic sequencing of the county’s positive COVID-19 test results identified three cases with the Omicron variant of the virus. None of the three people infected with Omicron in Contra Costa had received a booster, although two were fully vaccinated. So far, no one has been hospitalized. (Contra Costa Herald)
- A statement issued by Walnut Creek Police following the sideshow takeover of a downtown intersection early Saturday morning detailed the police response to the incident, which they said included the issuance of citations and the impounding a car in which the agents would have found a juvenile male unlicensed driving and his mother ride as a passenger. Police said there were no reported road injuries or collisions during the side show and said a follow-up investigation identified another driver involved. The investigation also led to the impoundment of the driver’s vehicle. (News 24/680)
- The line in the Antioch High School the gym was long, Friday afternoon, as local families lined up on a cold day for the Annual Hot for the Holidays event, a joint effort of Kaiser Permanente, Contra Costa and Solano’s food bank, high school and other community organizations. The school district invited Kindergarten to Grade 12 students and their families “buy” food, clothes, books and toys. Over 2,000 pounds of food were distributed to families in the community. (Herald of Antioch)
- the Dublin City Council is set to officially approve Trumark Homes East Ranch Housing Development. The development will include 573 units on a 165.5-acre site, totaling six neighborhoods and two parks. The project will overlap the existing Croak Road with Jordan Ranch to the west, the Positano development to the north, and undeveloped land to the east and south, with Interstate 580 just beyond. The property is undeveloped and is located in the Fallon Village area of the specific East Dublin plan. (Pleasanton Weekly)
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- In the spotlight of today’s business, the town of Concord stopped at Bay leaf coffee at 2123, rue Pacheco # 2309. This place has been serving breakfast dishes since 1999 and it’s a great place to enjoy a nice breakfast or brunch. (Facebook)
- #HollytheHolidayElf enjoyed a Southern Italian Sunday Dinner at Doppio Zero! She was adventurous and tried the Marechiaro – homemade squid ink tagliolini, sea scallops, clams, roasted garlic, in a slightly spicy tomato sauce. (Facebook)
- the Danville City Council will consider purchasing five additional electronic radar speed display panels for busy arteries. The city would spend more than $ 20,000 to install the new signs in the spring of 2022. (Patch.com)
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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 …