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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.