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Hey, friends! It’s Thursday in Concord and I’m back in your inbox to get you caught up on the most important things happening locally, including updates on…

  • If you missed any of the City of Concord election results, don’t despair. Patch has you covered.
  • The City of Concord small business grant application period is open.
  • Got toys or turkeys to give? Several places are taking your donations for the holidays.

But first, today’s weather:

Mostly sunny and cool. High: 59 Low: 39.

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Here are the top stories today in Concord:

  • Monument Crisis Center’s annual Turkey Drive is coming up! “On November 14, 15, and 16, we will be collecting frozen turkeys to give to families for Thanksgiving.” They will be accepting donations from 9 a.m. until noon each day. (Monument Crisis Center via Facebook)
  • Diablo Magazine is asking if you’ve seen this cute little chipmunk dude sitting on top of a pile of blankets. If you have, you could win a gift card to an East Bay restaurant!
  • Kiwanis Cars for Kids Toy Drive will take place in Antioch on Saturday, Nov. 12. Entry fee for cars in the show is $25 or a toy. “Proceeds will be donated to the Antioch Police Department for community members in need.”
  • The City of San Ramon is accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys (toys for teens especially needed!) through Dec 12 at 5 locations, including City Hall, SRCC, Senior Center” for their Toys for Tots toy drive. (News 24/680)

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Thanks for following along and staying informed! I’ll catch up with you bright and early tomorrow morning with a new update.

Jeri Karges

About me: Jeri Karges has been living in and loving the Sacramento region for over 30 years. Her passion is finding new and unique ways to enjoy the city and surrounding areas. On weekends, you can find her pestering her friends to sample the restaurant that doesn’t have silverware, or try their hand at throwing an axe. Jeri also enjoys writing about retirement planning at https://rockinretirement.subst…

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