Latest Pleasant Hill Stories

2008-09-27 06:00:15

By Lisa P White PLEASANT HILL -- Online junkies longing to be untethered from cords and coffee shops can head to Pleasant Hill and check their Facebook accounts in the great outdoors on the city's free wireless network. "It works great.

2008-09-19 15:00:33

By Sally Hogarty ONSTAGE THEATRE in Pleasant Hill begins its 31st season with Mark Dunn's "Helen's Most Favorite Day." The romantic comedy takes place at a small town's summer carnival, where Helen meets and falls in love with a carnie worker who saved her and her sister from disaster on top of the Ferris wheel many years before.

2008-09-18 15:00:37

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mt. Diablo Region YMCA announced today it has named Judith Parker as Vice President of Financial Development. Ms.

2008-09-04 12:00:16

By Elisabeth Nardi Citing money concerns, the Walnut Creek City Council Tuesday night derailed a plan for a residential shortcut to the Pleasant Hill BART station, leaving some Walnut Creek residents cheering and some Concord residents angered that a plan in the works for five years has now been axed.

2008-09-04 12:00:04

By Lisa P White It may seem obvious today, but 28 years ago it was hard to convince people that building high-density housing next to a BART station was a good idea.

2008-08-11 21:00:44

By PETE SHERMAN The Springfield School Board ultimately will decide whether to follow School Superintendent Walter Milton's proposal to close the Laketown and Pleasant Hill elementary schools.

2008-07-15 15:00:28

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 17, 2008, at 10:30am, AvalonBay Communities, Inc., Millennium Partners, the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), and the County of Contra Costa will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a innovative public/private transit- oriented development, Avalon Walnut Creek at Contra Costa Centre.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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