Slide repair underway


By Tamara Steiner on August 07, 2017

slide work for websiteConstruction on Morgan Territory Road got underway on last month to repair the road heavily damaged by a large land-slide during the epic rains in February.  The road will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians until mid-October.  (photo by Tamara Steiner)

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Ben Ferrari for websiteThere’s much more to comic books than superheroes. At Flying Colors Comics in Concord, the superheroes of the Marvel and DC universes make up only a small part of sales.

“Comic books cover almost every category you would find in a bookstore, like biography, history, romance, sci-fi, horror and mystery,” says Joe Field, who founded the store in 1988. [click to continue…]

Clayton man honored for heroic rescue

By Carina Romano on August 7, 2017

fossan family for websiteClayton resident Michael Fossan didn’t hesitate when he saw three people in need, and now the Boy Scouts of America presented him with the Honor Medal for his heroic river rescue.

The Honor Medal is one of four national awards the Scouts present to those who have shown great skill, heroism and courage in protecting others. [click to continue…]

A mother’s anguish over daughter’s cancer saga

By Jill Collaro on August 7, 2017

Relay_Lacey for websiteEverything in my family changed the day my daughter Lacey came into the kitchen and said, “Mom, there is a lump here in my collar bone on one side and not the other. It doesn’t hurt, but I don’t think it is supposed to be there.” [click to continue…]

Finishing touches on police camera system

By Jim Diaz on August 7, 2017

diaz-jim-for-websitePolice Chief Chris Wenzel reports that the city entryways police camera system is now largely in place and being tested.

The department is working to add the communications link to patrol vehicle and office computers and to Concord’s Police Department Dispatch to assure information is being received. When that is complete, we move to training police personnel on its use and setting protocols for officer responses to the data. [click to continue…]