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Posted on: October 9, 2019

PG&E Power Shutoffs

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Contra Costa County is preparing to respond to the impacts of a confirmed PG&E power shutoff event that will affect parts of the County. 

As of 1 p.m. on Oct. 9, PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff is expected to begin in Contra Costa Count...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Community Meetings Announced

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Concord residents and members of the business community are invited to participate in one of three scheduled Community Conversations to learn about what the City has done to address its immediate budget challenges and what can be done to maintain the loca...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Text-to-911 Available Sept. 16

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Beginning on September 16, the Concord Police Department’s emergency dispatchers will be able to receive text messages on 911. Callers who are unable to make a traditional voice call can now use their cell phone to send emergency text messages to 911, whi...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Preparing for the Unexpected

Emergency Kit

Extreme weather events such as earthquakes, wildfires and heat waves can strike without warning, so it is important to remain cautious and prepared at all times.

The City of Concord encourages residents to be proactive and create a family emergency prepare...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Welcome to Permit Pal- New Online Tools for the Permit Center

Permit Pal

Every Monday through Friday, the Permit Center at Concord’s City Hall is visited by dozens of residents and business people who are at various stages of residential or commercial building projects. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to make changes to you...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Census 2020 Outreach and Assistance Grant Applications

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Contra Costa County is now accepting applications for the Census 2020 Outreach and Assistance Grants through a Request for Proposals (RFP). This grant opportunity is available to tax-exempt organizations, schools and public agencies that encourage partici...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Upcoming Fall Classes at the Senior Center

Concord Senior Center

This fall, the Concord Senior Center will offer a variety of activities, classes and workshops for residents to participate in. From dance and performing arts, to enrichment, to health and fitness, there is something for everyone to enjoy, including old f...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

BART Delays and Closures

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Beginning Saturday, August 17, BART will be making extensive repairs and upgrades to the track between the Orinda and Walnut Creek stations. The Lafayette BART station will be closed on the following dates: 8/17-18, 8/31-9/2 (Labor Day Weekend), 9/14-15, ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2019

State of the City 2019

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In a wide-ranging conversation at the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City luncheon on February 1, Mayor Carlyn Obringer provided a detailed look at Concord’s current state of affairs and the vision for the City’s future.

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