CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Feb. 28, 2021 ― In clear signs of progress against the coronavirus, California is loosening rules for youth sports, some East Bay park facilities are reopening and De La Salle High School released schedules for several outdoor sports.
Rowing to victory: Kara Kohler of Clayton won the first spot on the 2020 U.S. Olympic Rowing Team on Feb. 26. “I’ve worked incredibly hard the past few years to race the single in, so there was a lot riding on today’s race,” Kohler said. “But I had fun and trusted everything I’ve done up to this point.” Read the full story.
Making park a priority: The Concord City Council approved a plan to apply for a $6.72 million state grant to improve Ellis Lake Park. City engineer Kevin Marstall said he is optimistic about the proposal, which includes more play areas and a community stage. “I think we have a fair shot at this,” he said. Read the full story.
Here are some other local stories the Pioneer covered in the last week:
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