BOS District I - Media Releases All Archives

7/19/2014 - El Sobrante Mini Park News Release 7/19/2014 - El Sobrante Mini Park News Release
7/19/2014 - El Sobrante Mini Park Advisory 7/19/2014 - El Sobrante Mini Park Advisory
5/29/14 - Groundbreaking for new home to help formerly incarcerated women and their children 5/29/14 - Groundbreaking for new home to help formerly incarcerated women and their children
6/17/13 - Contra Costa County and Solano Counties win award for anti-poverty effort 6/17/13 - Contra Costa County and Solano Counties win award for anti-poverty effort
12/06/2012 - Supervisor Gioia Elected CSAC President 12/06/2012 - Supervisor Gioia Elected CSAC President
California State Association of Counties
9/15/2012 - California Coastal Cleanup 9/15/2012 - California Coastal Cleanup
Date/Time: Saturday, September 15, 9 a.m. – 12 noon; FREE HEALTHY LUNCH FOR VOLUNTEERS AT NOON! WHERE: Shimada Friendship Park, Richmond; (Located at the end of Marina Bay Parkway at the Bay)
8/30/12  - Contra Costa Receives Grant For Reentry Initiative 8/30/12 - Contra Costa Receives Grant For Reentry Initiative
6/25/2012 - Vounteers Transform Richmond Vacant Building to West County Family Justice Center 6/25/2012 - Vounteers Transform Richmond Vacant Building to West County Family Justice Center
Press Release
2/15/12 - News Advisory - North Richmond film's premier screen on 2/22/12 2/15/12 - News Advisory - North Richmond film's premier screen on 2/22/12
Supervisor Gioia narrates
11/23/11 - News Release - Salute E Restaurante hosts Thanksgiving dinner for needy families 11/23/11 - News Release - Salute E Restaurante hosts Thanksgiving dinner for needy families
Supervisor Gioia and others help serve meals
6/23/11 - News Release - County firefighters pass new contract to save County millions 6/23/11 - News Release - County firefighters pass new contract to save County millions
Contra Costa County, Calif., Contra Costa County Professional Firefighters Local 1230 voted to save the County $6.2 million per year.
5/20/11 - News Release - Groundbreaking on New West County Health Center 5/20/11 - News Release - Groundbreaking on New West County Health Center
5/20/11 - New Health Center Breaks Ground in West Contra Costa County News Advisory 5/20/11 - New Health Center Breaks Ground in West Contra Costa County News Advisory
Contra Costa County will officially break ground to build a new $45-million, state-of-the-art health center in the City of San Pablo.
5/14/11 - Parkway Estates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 5/14/11 - Parkway Estates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
North Richmond Residents Celebrate as Renovated Park Opens
10/25/10 - Supervisor Gioia leads effort to ban menthol cigarettes 10/25/10 - Supervisor Gioia leads effort to ban menthol cigarettes
Contra Costa County to discuss passing a resolution that urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol flavoring in tobacco products
9/24/10 - Announcement to address far-reaching impacts of garbage at Coastal Cleanup in Richmond 9/24/10 - Announcement to address far-reaching impacts of garbage at Coastal Cleanup in Richmond
News Conference scheduled for Saturday, 9/25/2010 at Shimada Friendship Park in Marina Bay in Richmond
9/22/10 - News Advisory - Announcement showing global impact of pollution on ocean waters 9/22/10 - News Advisory - Announcement showing global impact of pollution on ocean waters
News Conference on 9/25 California Coastal Cleanup Day at Richmond's Shimada Friendship Park in Marina Bay
6/15/10 - Contra Costa County Supervisors sign letter today opposing Arizona Law 6/15/10 - Contra Costa County Supervisors sign letter today opposing Arizona Law
News Release and sample letter to President Obama
6/14/10 - County Supervisors Sign Letter Opposing Arizona Law 6/14/10 - County Supervisors Sign Letter Opposing Arizona Law
News Advisory
5/5/10 - News Advisory - Supervisor Gioia's Heart Beat Fair at Doctors Medical Center 5/5/10 - News Advisory - Supervisor Gioia's Heart Beat Fair at Doctors Medical Center
3/15/10 - News Release - West County Kicks-Off Awareness Program for Cardiovascular Emergencies 3/15/10 - News Release - West County Kicks-Off Awareness Program for Cardiovascular Emergencies
2/22/10 - News Release - Hundreds of Richmond students to receive school supplies 2/22/10 - News Release - Hundreds of Richmond students to receive school supplies
Event date: 2/22/2010
2/19/10 - News Advisory - School Supply kick-off and distribution event for low income students 2/19/10 - News Advisory - School Supply kick-off and distribution event for low income students
Event date - 2/22/10
01/15/2010 - News Conference to announce 2-year timeline to build new health center 01/15/2010 - News Conference to announce 2-year timeline to build new health center
Dec. 16. 2009 - Verde Toy & Coat Drive a success! Dec. 16. 2009 - Verde Toy & Coat Drive a success!
Dec. 9, 2009 - West County Health Services set to receives millions in Federal Recovery Money Dec. 9, 2009 - West County Health Services set to receives millions in Federal Recovery Money
Nov. 17, 2009 - Art Walenta Appointed to District One Seat on Assessment Appeals Board Nov. 17, 2009 - Art Walenta Appointed to District One Seat on Assessment Appeals Board
Sept. 21, 2009 - Local Agencies host 2nd annual disaster preparedness fair on September 26th Sept. 21, 2009 - Local Agencies host 2nd annual disaster preparedness fair on September 26th
Sept. 8, 2009 - Public Invited to N. Richmond Specific Plan Meeting Sept. 8, 2009 - Public Invited to N. Richmond Specific Plan Meeting
August 25, 2009 - Annual Coastal Cleanup and noon-time BBQ at Marina Bay Beach on September 19th August 25, 2009 - Annual Coastal Cleanup and noon-time BBQ at Marina Bay Beach on September 19th
August 24, 2009 - West Contra Costa County Emergency Preparedness Fair to be held September 26th August 24, 2009 - West Contra Costa County Emergency Preparedness Fair to be held September 26th
July 7, 2009 - Supervisor Gioia Launches Staff Office Hours in El Sobrante and N. Richmond July 7, 2009 - Supervisor Gioia Launches Staff Office Hours in El Sobrante and N. Richmond
June 24, 2009 - July Diaper Drive to Help Mothers in Recovery June 24, 2009 - July Diaper Drive to Help Mothers in Recovery
May 27, 2009 - Richmond Farm 2 Table Program May 27, 2009 - Richmond Farm 2 Table Program
May 22, 2009 - Richmond Farm 2 Table May 22, 2009 - Richmond Farm 2 Table
January 28, 2009 - Supervisor Gioia hosts special planning meeting in North Richmond January 28, 2009 - Supervisor Gioia hosts special planning meeting in North Richmond
December 17, 2008 - 11th Annual Verde Coat and Toy Drive meets this year's goal December 17, 2008 - 11th Annual Verde Coat and Toy Drive meets this year's goal
December 3, 2008 - 11th Annual Verde Coat and Toy Drive December 3, 2008 - 11th Annual Verde Coat and Toy Drive
June 13, 2008 - Young Adult Empowerment Center Release June 13, 2008 - Young Adult Empowerment Center Release
May, 21, 2008 - Totally Led Ministries's anti-violence caravan May, 21, 2008 - Totally Led Ministries's anti-violence caravan
Mar. 7, 2008 - How to help Julian Zaragoza Mar. 7, 2008 - How to help Julian Zaragoza
October 24, 2007 -Supervisor Gioia and Staples join together to give non-candy treats for Halloween October 24, 2007 -Supervisor Gioia and Staples join together to give non-candy treats for Halloween
Sept. 18,2007 - Residents applaud Supervisor's decision to demolish N. Richmond liquor store Sept. 18,2007 - Residents applaud Supervisor's decision to demolish N. Richmond liquor store
Community Brief County Planners hold meetings by appointment in West County Community Brief County Planners hold meetings by appointment in West County
Jan. 22, 2007. Supervisor Gioia hosts community forum to discuss Chevron refinery fire Jan. 22, 2007. Supervisor Gioia hosts community forum to discuss Chevron refinery fire
Dec. 9, 2005. Contra Costa County launches nation's first multi-lingual emergency notification. Dec. 9, 2005. Contra Costa County launches nation's first multi-lingual emergency notification.
Dec. 6, 2006. Volunteers work overtime for holiday gift drive in North Richmond Dec. 6, 2006. Volunteers work overtime for holiday gift drive in North Richmond
Oct. 30, 2006. Supervisor Gioia urges support of County's agreement to save Doctors Med. Center Oct. 30, 2006. Supervisor Gioia urges support of County's agreement to save Doctors Med. Center
Oct 25, 2006. Southeast Asian teens prepare for 3rd annual Youth Stopping Violence Summit Oct 25, 2006. Southeast Asian teens prepare for 3rd annual Youth Stopping Violence Summit
Oct. 17, 2006. Sup. Gioia seeks El Sobrante residents to serve on local park and recreation Comm. Oct. 17, 2006. Sup. Gioia seeks El Sobrante residents to serve on local park and recreation Comm.
Oct. 11, 2006. Supervisor Gioia Hosts Roundtable with labor and business leaders Oct. 11, 2006. Supervisor Gioia Hosts Roundtable with labor and business leaders
Oct. 1, 2006. Repaving project on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in October Oct. 1, 2006. Repaving project on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in October
Jan. 10, 2006.  Sup. Gioia's Board Organization Speech. Jan. 10, 2006. Sup. Gioia's Board Organization Speech.
Oct. 21, 2005. Supervisor Gioia makes new law against ex-felons owning aggressive dogs. Oct. 21, 2005. Supervisor Gioia makes new law against ex-felons owning aggressive dogs.
Sept. 9, 2005. Supervisors want to dispatch county resources to help hurricane victims Sept. 9, 2005. Supervisors want to dispatch county resources to help hurricane victims
Sep. 1, 2005. West Contra Costa Parents Guide. Sep. 1, 2005. West Contra Costa Parents Guide.
Apr. 1, 2005. Contra Costa supervisors take official position on urban Indian gaming. Apr. 1, 2005. Contra Costa supervisors take official position on urban Indian gaming.
Mar. 14, 2005. Supervisor Gioia and children now call on state to release after-school funds Mar. 14, 2005. Supervisor Gioia and children now call on state to release after-school funds
Dec. 13, 2004. Board of Supervisors to approve healthy food choices policy for vending machines Dec. 13, 2004. Board of Supervisors to approve healthy food choices policy for vending machines
June 2, 2004. Sup. Gioia joins others to remind West County residents to vote. June 2, 2004. Sup. Gioia joins others to remind West County residents to vote.
Nov. 26, 2003. World AIDS day Nov. 26, 2003. World AIDS day
Aug. 8, 2003. Sup. Gioia spearheads effort banning sale of .50 caliber rifles Aug. 8, 2003. Sup. Gioia spearheads effort banning sale of .50 caliber rifles
June 10, 2003. Bus pass supporters gear up for AC Transit budget hearing. June 10, 2003. Bus pass supporters gear up for AC Transit budget hearing.
May 13, 2003. All faiths HIV summit May 13, 2003. All faiths HIV summit
Mar. 1, 2003. Advisory Council Against Domestic Violence Mar. 1, 2003. Advisory Council Against Domestic Violence