California now allows all outdoor playgrounds to reopen to public

Some outdoor playgrounds in the Bay Area are starting to welcome back families. New state guidelines allow cities to reopen outdoor recreational facilities and playgrounds. The City of Concord is planning to reopen all its 19 playgrounds on Thursday.

Concord gets pushback for spending $640K on police vehicles

The council ultimately approved, unanimously, spending about $640,500 on 16 new 2021 Ford Police Interceptor SUVs. They will replace 15 Ford Crown Victorias and one Ford Taurus that have, as a city report says, "reached end of life."