A cunning win for first-timers
at annual CBCA Rib Cook-off

By Peggy Spear on August 11, 2014

rib cookoff_for websitePeople’s Choice winners, The Cunning Hams, a.k.a. Tony Ucciferri and Walid Abdul-Rahim, debate the cooking time at the Fifth Annual Rib Cook-off on Aug. 9.


De La Salle movie shines spotlight on Eidson

By Jay Bedecarre on August 11, 2014

Michael ChiklisTerry Eidson and Bob Ladouceur portrayed by Hollywood stars
When Terry Eidson began coaching football at De La Salle High School in 1981 — as an assistant junior varsity coach — he would have been hard pressed to imagine that as he prepares for his 34th season at the Concord Catholic school he would have an Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor portraying him in a highly-acclaimed major motion picture. [click to continue…]

Concord Pioneer to debut in September

By Tamara Steiner on August 11, 2014

Next month, Pioneer Newspapers will begin a new phase when the 11-year-old Clayton Pioneer will be joined by an all-new Concord Pioneer in bringing quality community news coverage to both cities.
Beginning with the Sept. 12 issue, the Clayton Pioneer will publish monthly in the second week of the month. Other than the new schedule, readers will see no change. The paper will still be home-delivered to all of Clayton by U.S. mail. It will still have complete coverage of community events, city politics, local sports, school and club news, a community calendar, popular columns and articles on a rich variety of topics. [click to continue…]

Diaz-Tevy_Front page for websiteTevy Sun of Sweet Bakery knew that it wasn’t a typical cooking challenge when she was asked to hide the plates of delicious-looking cookies and confections that are a hallmark of her Clayton bakery.
“No sugar or processed foods are allowed on display,” said Cindy Gershen, founder of the Wellness City Challenge and organizer of the Sixth Annual Mayor’s Healthy Food Cook-off, which was held July 31 at Concord’s Todos Santos Plaza. [click to continue…]