Congressman visits DVMS

By Kasey Montgomery on February 05, 2018

Lead photo_DeSaulnier-DVMS for websiteU.S. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier recently spent an hour with DVMS students discussing the Constitution and answering questions on the federal government and politics. A welcoming committee greeted the Congressman as he arrived. From left, Tanner Keys, Natalie Martinez, Camila Balmaceda, DeSaulnier, Laine Moraes, Hugh Conrad and Logan Gonzales. (Photo by Tamara Steiner)


Clayton troupe takes center stage at Shellies

By Sally Hogarty on February 5, 2018

LaTonya_MsShellie for websiteSmall but mighty is one way to describe the Clayton Theatre Company.

Or possibly, the little engine that could.

Now, award-winning would have to be in there somewhere. [click to continue…]

Clayton welcomes first woman chief

By Tamara Steiner on February 5, 2018

Elise Warren for websiteWhen Elise Warren reports for work on Monday, she will be joining a very elite club of one. She will be Clayton’s first, and currently Contra Costa County’s only, female police chief.

After a 28-year career with the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department where she retires this month as Assistant Chief, Warren is ready for the challenge. [click to continue…]

City’s approval for development an open process

By Keith Haydon on February 5, 2018

Haydon, Keith mayor for websiteClayton’s small-town feel was a strong attraction for me and resulted in my participation in many community activities during the 30+ years that I have lived here.

Those activities included serving on the Clayton Trails Committee that helped design Clayton’s trail system, the Clayton Planning Commission, and the executive boards of the Clayton Business and Community Association, my property owners’ association and the Clayton Bocce League Committee. These experiences eventually led to my election to the Clayton City Council and now the position of mayor. [click to continue…]