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Park District to Fill Board Vacancy in Ward 7

Park District is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors.
Park District Adds 130 Acres in East Contra Costa County

Park District Board of Directors voted Tuesday to acquire two parcels, of 50 & 80 acres, to expand parks in Antioch and Byron.
Public Notice - Board Member Vacancy – Ward 7

The Park Districtmust appoint an individual to fill the vacant position on the Board of Directors representing Ward 7 of the Park District.
Volunteers Needed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

EBRPD invites the public to join in a community clean-up event at Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline in Oakland, on Jan. 16, 2017.
Beware Poisonous Mushrooms in East Bay Parks

It is illegal to collect mushrooms, or any plants found in our parks. Pet owners should keep their dogs away from mushrooms.
Swalwell Leads Call To Cut Red Tape For East Bay Shoreline Trail & Levee Repairs

Rep. Eric Swalwell urging the Fish and Wildlife Service to pave the way for urgently needed repairs to trails and levees managed by the Park District.
$2.2 Million Improvement Project OK’d for Black Diamond Mines

Park District Board of Directors unanimously approved plan to improve safety and public access at Hazel-Atlas Mine and museum at Black Diamond Mines.
Reception to Honor Retiring Park District Board Members

Park District invites public to a reception Dec. 1 honoring John Sutter and Doug Siden, who are retiring after a combined 44 years on the District board.
Park District Purchases Almost 400 Acres in East Contra Costa County

The Park District board of directors votedto purchase two parcels totaling 390 acres to expand Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch and Vasco Hills Regional Preserve.
Breuner Marsh Re-Named in Honor of Dotson Family

The Park District board voted unanimously to re-name Breuner Marsh, a 60-acre wetland at Pt. Pinole Regional Park, after the Dotson family.
Free Day Use of Regional Parks for Military on Veterans Day Nov. 11

Free parking for active duty, retired and reserve military personnel on Veterans Day.
East Bay Regional Parks to be Free on Black Friday

Joining the nationwide #optoutside movement, the East Bay Regional Park District will waive fees throughout the District on Black Friday (Nov. 25, 2016)