Major landslide closes Morgan
Territory Road, cuts off access

By Tamara Steiner on March 06, 2017

Big Hole for websiteMore than 256 homes were without water for a week after a major landslide snapped a water main and collapsed a section of Morgan Territory Rd. on Feb. 24, closing the main access to the area indefinitely. With the road closed, the only vehicle access is a 15-mile, detour over a one-lane mountain road, also severely storm damaged, to Livermore. (photo by Tamara Steiner)


Event pays homage to Main Street

By Arlene Kikkawa-Nielsen on March 6, 2017

Creekside_artists for websiteThis year’s Creekside Arts event at the Clayton Library will present varying interpretations on the theme “Life on Main Street.”

From the historic view of old Main Street presented by the Clayton Historical Museum to the “Life on Main Stream” ecological presentation, the events will reflect the commonalities of every community – whether human or animal in nature. Artwork and photos submitted for judging will offer international views along “Main Street” in different countries. [click to continue…]

Cameras coming to city limit entrances

By Tamara Steiner on March 6, 2017

Police Chief Chris Wenzel outlined plans to install cameras at the four major entrances to town at the Feb. 7 city council meeting.

An automated license plate reader (ALPR) and a situational awareness camera (SAC) are proposed for the light poles at Tara Dr. at Clayton Rd., Yolanda Circle at Oakhurst Dr., Marsh Creek Rd. at Diablo Parkway and Pine Hollow Rd. at Pine Shadow. [click to continue…]

City budget right on track at mid year

By Jim Diaz on March 6, 2017

diaz-jim-for-websiteAs we headed into March, finance manager Kevin Mizuno gave the City Council the mid-year city budget results. Once again, the city’s financial health is stable.

Mid-year General Fund revenue was ahead of budget by 56.38 percent. Expenditures were at 50.29 percent, because many annual city expenses are incurred in the first months. [click to continue…]