2015 | 511 Contra Costa

Pleasant Hill Summer Youth Bike Challenge 2015 – A Great Success!

Pleasant Hill Summer Bike Challenge
This year, 511 Contra Costa held it’s first-ever Pleasant Hill Summer Youth Bike Challenge (SYBC). From June 1 to August 29, kids were encouraged to explore Pleasant Hill by bicycle, checking off destinations on their Challenge card as they went.
Not only were participants able to get free stuff through out the summer, like Jamba Juice, kettle corn, froyo, and swim time at Pleasant Hill Aquatic Park, everyone who submitted a completed Challenge card was in the running to win an iPad Mini. Now that the summer is over, it’s time to announce the winner. It is…
The Vensko Family! Here’s what they had to say about the Summer Youth Bike Challenge:

“We had so much fun as a family biking around our town for these little adventures. Some places we knew of and some were new to us. Fostering a great sense of community and pride in our town of Pleasant Hill. Thank you!”

Congratulations to the Vensko Family and our sincere thanks to everyone who took part in the SYBC. You helped make it a huge success! We’re thrilled with the level of participation we saw from both children and families.
If you’d like to give feedback on the Summer Youth Bike Challenge (including a desire to see it return), please send an email to hello@511cc.org.

Transit Schedules for Labor Day – September 7, 2015

511_logoWe’ve collected the transit schedules for Labor Day to make it easier to know which buses and trains are running and how often to expect them. For more information about specific schedules, click the links below.
Transit Operators Running Sunday Service on Labor Day

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Contra Costa CHP – National Night Out Celebration: August 4, 2015 (Martinez)

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The California Highway Patrol – Contra Costa invites you to celebrate National Night Out with them on Tuesday, August 4 from 3-6pm!

National Night Out 2015 flyer
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National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign promoting police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our communities safer.
On August 4, CHP – Contra Costa will be hosting a National Night Out gathering at their Martinez headquarters, featuring:

  • Free child safety seat inspections/installations
  • Free bicycle helmet giveaways
  • Additional free gifts for the kids, and
  • A police utility vehicle on display for the children to check out

Everyone is invited!  The celebration will be held on August 4 from 3-6pm at 5001 Blum Road in Martinez. For more information, visit CHP-ContraCosta.Eventbrite.com.