Latest Pinole, California Stories

2009-04-30 13:23:22

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.

2008-10-02 21:00:11

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.

2008-09-20 12:00:28

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.

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.

2008-09-15 21:00:18

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.

2008-09-06 06:00:08

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.

2008-08-28 06:00:58

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.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.