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East Contra Costa County is rich in diverse artists. But some residents may not be aware of many of them. Susan Burkhardt – artist, educator a…

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The turkey has been carved and the Thanksgiving dishes have been stored away. You survived Chapter 1 of the holiday season? Reflected on your …

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For all of you last-minute shoppers out there, The Press has you covered with some great gift ideas and fun thing to do. Below you will find l…

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Darwin the Dinosaur is a 12-foot-tall, 14-foot-long animatronic that is new to Brentwood. He visits businesses and schools to provide educatio…

Seasons & Giving

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(BPT) - It’s that time of year again. With the holiday season quickly approaching, it can be tough to know what to get for each special person, especially the guy in your life.

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(BPT) - The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can get the best of even the most organized of people, leaving you frazzled and distracted. During the rush of the holiday season, another thing that can be neglected or overlooked is the risk for injuries.

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(BPT) - Baking during the holidays is a great way to bring family and friends together. Whether you're trying out a new recipe or following old traditions, there are plenty of ways to elevate your holiday baking! Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Dalina Soto shares some better baking tip…

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(BPT) - While it's the season for festivities and numerous joyous activities, a lot of mishaps can happen during the holidays, from baking snafus and turkey fires to decor disasters and pet problems. Fortunately, some smart preparation and mindful steps will help keep you and loved ones safe…

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(StatePoint) We live in a time when digital communication dominates the way we relate to one another, with many people opting for the speed and convenience of texts and emails over the intention and beauty of handwritten cards, letters or keepsakes.

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(BPT) - Have you ever thought that, since you’re starting a healthy new lifestyle tomorrow, you may as well throw all your healthy goals out the window — just for today? If so, you’re not alone. As one year ends and a new year approaches, many people considering health-related resolutions ar…

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(BPT) - A new year means a fresh start and a new set of earnest attempts at self-improvement, especially when it comes to health and wellness. According to Statista, last year's top three U.S. New Year's resolutions included wanting to exercise more, eat healthier and lose weight.

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(BPT) - If you’re getting ready to host friends and family for the holidays, there’s plenty of preparation that needs to be done before they arrive. In addition to holiday decorating and cleaning, this is a great time to do any necessary home improvements and upgrades.

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(BPT) - From casual gatherings to formal parties, the holidays are full of opportunities to elevate your meals with seafood. Whether you’re an experienced home cook or you prefer to throw meals together on the fly, it helps to have affordable, easy-to-prep culinary tricks up your sleeve so y…

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(StatePoint) Unlike Santa, most of us don’t have elves to take care of properly packing up holiday packages. With shipping deadlines coming up quickly, it’s time to start thinking about getting those presents in the mail. If you don’t know where to begin with sending gifts across town or aro…

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(BPT) - The holiday season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start making memories in the kitchen with your loved ones. Whether you plan on preparing a few family favorites or attempting an entire multi-course meal, it’s important to be mindful of kitchen fire safety. Accor…

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(State Point) The holiday shopping season is here. What do you give a loved one to show them just how much you care? It’s time to think outside the box. Here are four presents you can give to special young people in your life now that they may not appreciate in the moment but will thank you …

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(Statepoint) This holiday season, stretch your budget when shopping for gifts, including toys and stocking stuffers, as well as last-minute needs, meal prep and more!

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(StatePoint) Looking for the perfect baby shower gift? A few go-to ideas can make welcoming little ones into the world a breeze. Here are some creative ones to consider:

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(BPT) - It’s nearly that time of year again, and with stores starting to line the shelves with all things holiday-related, it’s not too early to start a game plan for this year’s decorations. So, start getting into the spirit and save yourself some trouble while you’re at it with a few helpf…