Latest Pinole, California Stories
Tim Brown and Gino Torretta, who each won the Heisman Trophy, were among 16 players and two coaches chosen for the College Football Hall of Fame. Brown was a wide receiver for Notre Dame when he won the Heisman after the 1987 season.
By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP On Oct. 1, Pete Laurence wrote about mortgage meltdown origins. He cites a 1999 bill President Clinton signed that liberalized mortgage requirements.
By Tom Lochner Pacific Gas & Electric cut down trees in a Pinole creekbed last month without a permit and could be forced to replace them, though where is another question, a state agency says.
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.
By Chris Treadway The Point Richmond business district is sending off summer and welcoming autumn with music and celebration at a pair of events. On Saturday, the neighborhood celebrates one of its beloved landmarks with the return of the Indian Statue Day Arts & Music Festival from noon to 5 p.m.
By Peter Murray A walk down the East Bay's shoreline reminds one how beautiful nature is -- until we catch sight of the unpleasant and damaging litter that too frequently blights that beauty. This doesn't have to be that way.
By Kimberly S Wetzel West County Times West Contra Costa leaders hope a new organizational staffing model will mean improved communication and an easier way to address problems this school year.