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The City of Concord, California is excited to share with you a new podcast! Subscribe today for the latest news, information and happenings around Concord!

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    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

The City of Concord, California is excited to share with you a new podcast! Subscribe today for the latest news, information and happenings around Concord!

    Ep 13 Reopening and Fun Things in Store

    Ep 13 Reopening and Fun Things in Store

    On this episode of the Concord Connected Podcast, Jennifer Ortega for the City of Concord, speaks with Councilmember Laura Hoffmeister and Marie Suvansin, Economic Development Manager for the City of Concord. Marie shares how local businesses are doing with reopening, what kind of incentives the City has in store to encourage people to shop local, and which of our fun community events we can expect this summer.

    • 11 min
    Ep. 12 Wrapping up the 2020-21 School Year with MDUSD

    Ep. 12 Wrapping up the 2020-21 School Year with MDUSD

    On this episode of the Concord Connected Podcast, Lisa Potvin and guest host Mayor Tim McGallian sit down with Dr. Adam Clark, Superintendent for the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. Dr. Clark shares how local schools are recovering from the pandemic and what students and parents can expect for the next school year.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 11 Concord Arts Association Gets Creative

    Ep. 11 Concord Arts Association Gets Creative

    On this episode of the Concord Connected Podcast, Councilmember Birsan and Lisa Potvin, speak with Catherine Hensiek, President of the nonprofit Concord Arts Association. Catherine shared new and exciting details about the world of visual arts right here in Concord!

    • 20 min
    Ep. 10 Bringing Business Back, Economic Recovery in Concord

    Ep. 10 Bringing Business Back, Economic Recovery in Concord

    On this episode of the Concord Connected Podcast, Councilmember Carlyn Obringer and Jennifer Ortega, speak with Kevin Cabral, President and CEO of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce. Kevin shares how the business community is recovering from the economic effects of the pandemic, and news about an exciting program that will incentivize people to shop local.

    • 27 min
    Ep. 9 Fun in the Sun with Parks & Recreation

    Ep. 9 Fun in the Sun with Parks & Recreation

    On this episode of the Concord Connected Podcast, Vice Mayor Aliano and Lisa Potvin speak with Barbie Gary, Program Manager for Concord’s Parks & Recreation Department. Despite a number of setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our Parks & Rec team is ready for a summer full of fun. Be sure to check out the all new activity guide here: https://www.cityofconcord.org/600/Activity-Guides.

    News Segment:
    Vaccine Clinic: If you’d like to make an appointment, please call 1-833-829-2626 or visit www.covidvaccine.cchealth.org/

    Hello Housing:
    www.hellohousing.org/discoveryhomes
    (415) 863-3036.

    • 24 min
    Ep. 8 Public Safety with Concord Police Chief Bustillos

    Ep. 8 Public Safety with Concord Police Chief Bustillos

    On this episode of the Concord Connected Podcast, Jennifer Ortega and Councilmember Laura Hoffmeister speak with Concord Police Chief Mark Bustillos about public safety, crime prevention and how the police department will be partnering with the County to pilot a program offering mental health services to people in crisis.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Triplekate ,

Great info!

I loved this podcast- so informative. What a great idea! Thank you, Concord!

marie_s_ ,

Excellent Local Podcast

Informative, concise, and engaging. The topics are locally relevant and the hosts do an excellent job breaking down dense, important information. A must-subscribe podcast for Concord residents and workers like myself.

elmoluvu ,

Very Informative

Thank you Concord!

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