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2008-10-09 21:00:24

By Doug Siden IN 1988, voters in Alameda and Contra Costa counties approved a measure that has preserved 34,000 acres in parks and open space throughout the region and played a major role in defining quality of life in the East Bay.

2008-10-02 21:00:11

By Editorial FOUR YEARS AGO, the East Bay Regional Park District and Contra Costa supervisors devised a proposal to buy undeveloped land in 13 locations in the county. It was a well-meaning plan to obtain land for parks.

2008-10-02 21:00:00

By Ned McKay Visitors to Brushy Peak Regional Preserve near Livermore can now hike a new loop trail through the preserve, thanks in part to the work of about 100 volunteers from Volunteers for Outdoor California. The volunteers spent the weekend of Sept.

2008-10-02 21:00:00

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP THE TIMES GOT it all wrong in its recent editorial recommending the passage of Measure WW, the East Bay Regional Parks District's $500 million bond measure on the November ballot. It's time to tell the EBRPD that enough is enough.

2008-09-26 06:00:17

By Jeanine Benca LIVERMORE -- The park district's newly improved Web site has a host of user-friendly functions, including a key that can translate the entire site into more than 20 languages.

2008-09-25 21:00:21

By editorial FOUR YEARS AGO, the East Bay Regional Park District and Contra Costa supervisors devised a proposal to buy undeveloped land in 13 locations in the county. It was a well-meaning plan to obtain land for parks.

2008-09-24 21:00:18

By Jonathan Lockett BRENTWOOD -- The Brentwood City Council voted unanimously to support a measure extending the existing East Bay Regional Park District Regional Open Space, Wildlife, Shoreline and Parks bond Tuesday night, which could result in more than $2 million for parks and recreation projects.

2008-09-16 21:00:16

By Chris Treadway The International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday is a chance to join volunteers at area shoreline sites as part of the largest volunteer event of its kind in the world.

2008-09-11 21:00:14

By JM Brown Over the objections of some vocal residents, a fire protection official said his agency will begin thinning trees again in Redwood Regional Park's East Ridge Trail just as soon as federal authorities OK the work.

2008-09-10 21:00:13

By Sophia Kazmi SAN RAMON -- The San Ramon City Council agreed Tuesday night to move forward with allowing a once controversial development project into its city limits.


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