Program Descriptions

May 2015

Election Preview:7th District
Election Preview for the State Senate 7th District General Election which will take place on May 19th. The General Election will take place with the top two candidates from the Primary Election: Susan Bonilla and Steve Glazer
East Bay EEDA 2015 
East Bay Economic Development Alliance's 2015 Spring Membersip Meeting : East Bay Economic Outlook  Presentation by Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics
May 22 at 12:30 p.m., May 26 at 7 p.m., May 29 at 3 p.m., May 30 at 11 a.m., and May 31 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
East Bay Economic Forecast 
Learn about the link between a healthy economy and infrastructure investment, as well as the role technology can play in improving mobility, including movement of goods and services.
May 8 at 4 p.m., May 10 at 5 p.m., May 13 at 12 p.m., and May 21 at 10 a.m.

East Bay Economic Outlook
Spring Membership Meeting: East Bay Economic Outlook hosted by East Bay Economic Development Alliance. Presentation by Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics.
May 21 at 10 a.m., May 25 at 8:00 p.m., and May 27 at 12:00 p.m.
Street Smarts Poster Contest 2015
The Street Smarts traffic safety storybook showcases the artistic talent that exists in the San Ramon Valley.  The storybook is written by local author Dana Mentink.
May 7 at 10:15 a.m.
Federal D. Glovers 2015 Youth Summit
Federal D. Glovers Annual Youth Summit 2015 Workshops include info on finances, job preparation, athletics and college preparation.
May 15 at 1 p.m., May 16 at 12 p.m., May 18 at 2:30 p.m., May 21 at 3:30 p.m., May 23 at 11 a.m., May 24 at 4:30 p.m., and May 27 at 2:30 p.m.
Young Children’s Issues Forum 2015
This event is a forum for open dialogue and conversation between State Legislators, local elected officials and the community regarding current children's issues.
May 22, at 9 a.m.,  May 24 , at 11 a.m., May 25 at 1 p.m.
GoMentum - Part 1
GoMentum is a CCTA summit on the future of the Autonomous Vehicle program. Learn how partnership and research will incubate a new generation of technology that will revolutionize transportation.
May 7 at 8 a.m., May 17 at 8:30 a.m., and May 20 at 10 a.m.

GoMentum - Part 2
GoMentum is a CCTA summit on the future of the Autonomous Vehicle program. Learn how partnership and research will incubate a new generation of technology that will revolutionize transportation.
May 8 at 12 p.m., May 17 at 12 p.m., and May 20 at 12:15 p.m.
  
AC5's Poetry Out Loud 
The Arts & Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5) recently held its fourth annual County Finals of Poetry Out Loud, a poetry recitation competition. 
Monday, April 20 at 9 p.m., Sunday, April 26, at 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 27, at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, at 9 p.m., Sunday, May 03, at 5:30 p.m.

Creek Currents
A WalnutCreek TV production featuring upcoming events in Walnut Creek. Mays Episode features: First Wednesdays, Walnut Creek Equestrian Center, Angels for Minis, and a sneak peak at the Bedford Gallery "Blow Ups" Installation
Airs Tuesdays at 5 p.m.

Live From the Library - Book Release: The Setup: A True Story of Dirty Cops, Soccer Moms, and Reality TV
Pete Crooks, Diablo Magazine Senior Writer/Editor, discusses his new book which chronicles the stranger-than-fiction story of an incredible crime scandal. 
Airs Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, at 9 p.m. 
  
Opportunity Junction Graduation 
Opportunity Junction's mission is to provide low-income Contra Costa residents with the technology, literacy and life skills that will enable them to become economically self-sufficient.
May 14 at 9:30 a.m.
Get Lit 
This series is taped at the new Walnut Creek Library. Peter Crooks, Senior Editor at Diablo Magazine talked to local authors about the writing process, being published and their use of public libraries.
Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
The Road to Recovery 
This program is produced and sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. 
Mondays at 11 p.m., Fridays at 9 p.m. and Saturdays at 11 p.m.
Veterans History Project of Rossmoor 
Local war veterans tell about their military experience during World War II and Korea. The veterans were interviewed by the Rossmoor Video Club. The interviews were archived by the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. 
Mondays at noon, Tuesdays at 4 p.m., Wednesdays at 10 p.m., Fridays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Veterans' Voices 
Nathan Johnson Contra Costa County Veterans Service Officer hosts Veterans' Voices, a call in show with the goal to enhance the mental and physical healthcare of Veterans and their families. 
Mondays at 7 p.m., Wednesdays at 11 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m.