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McCauley’s Olive Grove: Olive Oil Tasting in Brentwood Ca

Just like a fine wine, or a pure chocolate, discovering a high-quality olive oil requires time, a lot of tasting, and quite a bit of education.  And just like you learn about the qualities…

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Shop with a Cop - Brentwood Police Department

Shop With A Cop is a Tradition that Continues On

The early morning fog was broken with the bright lights of Brentwood and Oakley’s finest rolling into…

Mikes 18th Benevolence

An Annual Act of Benevolence

Mike’s Auto body has been a recognized member of Contra Costa…

Mt Diablo Climbing the North Peak Trail

An Outdoor Adventure on Our Local Backroads

I’m not sure about you, but as soon as the temperature drops below 60, my outdoor adventures come to…

nature - local backroads

Ditch the Holiday Stress

When I was a kid, my mom made the holidays magical.  The smells of freshly baked cookies filled our…

relax - local backroads

But, Did It Make You Happy?

It is easy to get lost in the day-to-day.  Appointments, meetings, cooking, cleaning and kids fill the hours and…

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A Gala of Giving

We were recently invited to attend the annual Rotary Gala for one of our local Rotary chapters. …

Local Businesses

Hidden gems are hidden throughout our local back roads.   And although many treasures remain preserved off the beaten path,…

Local Non-Profit Organizations

Non-profits are vital to our community because they are what add to the quality of life of community members…

Community and People

Our Community and People segments will highlight events in the community, as well as the people that…

A History of Holiday Lights and Where to See Them Locally

Regardless of the reason for the holiday season, lights adorning homes and lining streets are characteristics of…