Dom Mazza pitching makes
national news twice in April


By Jay Bedecarré on May 08, 2017

DomMazzaPerfectGame for websiteAugusta GreenJackets pitcher Domenic Mazza made history by throwing the first perfect game in South Atlantic League history last month. The former Clayton Valley High and UCSB pitcher retired 27 consecutive Lexington Legends batters. The San Francisco Giants farmhand was the center of attention after his perfecto. (Photo courtesy Lexington Legends)

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Farmers Market adds live music, new farms

By Marianna Carranza Zavala on May 8, 2017

clayton market for websiteThe Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association and the city of Clayton are excited to welcome back the Clayton Farmers Market on May 13.
The market, at 6095 Main St. in downtown Clayton, will be open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 14. The entire community is invited to join the opening day fun, starting with a ceremonial cabbage toss at 10 a.m. led by Mayor Jim Diaz. [click to continue…]

Teens among those rallying for cancer

By Sydney Alcock on May 8, 2017

Samanthas team for websiteThe Cancer Crushers decided to form a Relay for Life team after seeing how few teenagers were involved in the event at Clayton Valley.

Co-captains Samantha Tuohey and Camden Graves will bring their team to The Grove in Clayton on Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sunday, Aug 13, for the overnight event raising funds to fight cancer. [click to continue…]

Clayton’s busy season rolls into high gear this Mothers’ Day weekend with sales, markets and music starting Saturday morning and continuing non-stop through the weekend.

Gardeners will gather early at Endeavor Hall when the Clayton Valley Garden Club annual plant sale opens at 8 a.m. Members have been propagating plants all season for this annual fundraiser which runs until 1 p.m. [click to continue…]

Clayton gains ­national recognition

By Jim Diaz on May 8, 2017

diaz-jim-for-websiteFor those of us fortunate enough to live and/or work in Clayton, we know what a special place our community is. Once we’ve discovered it, we hold understandable mixed feelings about others finding this special gem of a city.

However, accolades can’t stay hidden, and we hit the national radar again with two reports heralding the virtues of our citizenry and locale. The first national report, conducted by LendEDU and released in April, ranked Clayton No. 106 nationally among Cities with the Smartest Residents, with metrics weighting the number of residents with college education/ degrees against total population. [click to continue…]