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Local News Sink hole shuts down part of Tassajara Road in Dublin March 25-26, 2010 511 Contra Costa is now on Facebook! Become a fan to get entered to win $25 to Peet’s Coffee & Tea. Highway 4 to close near Discovery Bay this weekend from 8 PM on Friday, March 26th to 4 AM […]


Vacaville has 40 charging stations, a number per capita believed to be the largest in the nation. The city also has a municipal fleet that includes 24 electric-powered vehicles. The city also used to have Edward Huestis–the reason Vacaville is becoming known as ‘Voltage-ville’–but no longer. After working for the city of Vacaville for 17 […]


511 Contra Costa in partnership with the City of Pleasant Hill is unveiling the City’s electric charging stations today, December 10, 2009.  The chargers allow for any plug-in electric vehicle to recharge at one of three locations in Pleasant  Hill; City Hall Visitor Parking lot, the public garage on Crescent Drive, and the City’s corporation […]


From Autopia Nissan’s Electric Leaf Spreads the EV Gospel (via The Transportationist) “You don’t worry about the battery,” Ghosn said. “We worry about the battery.” Company CEO Carlos Ghosn is among the industry’s loudest EV evangelists, and he firmly believes the four-door, five passenger Nissan Leaf will usher in the era of cleaner, greener motoring […]

Take our survey about electric/hybrid cars and get a $10 gift certificate for Peet’s Coffee.  Its short and simple, but this offer expires soon so act fast.