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More than 600 turn out for Brentwood Career Fair

May 28, 2015 

And on Thursday they did: Job seekers converged on Brentwood by the hundreds to attend the East County Career Fair.

The line of people waiting in the city's community center for the event to start stretched around the foyer as 61 employers geared up to meet the masses.

No fewer than 658 hopefuls had registered online for the three-hour fair, which was organized by theWorkforce Development Board of Contra Costa County and the state's Employment Development Department.


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City named top spot for home ownership

August 5, 2014 

Brentwood was recently deemed the top city for homeownership in California by a financial adviser website called Nerd Wallet, but its lure for prospective homebuyers is no surprise to many current residents. For full article visit: Brentwood Press


Annual Brentwood event grows each year but remains dedicated to family fun

August 5, 2014 
Organizers of the fifth annual Brentwood Cookoff and Car Show said they are proud that the event continues to grow each year, while remaining family-friendly with a safe and relaxing ambience.
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General Plan Update Adopted by City

July 24, 2014 
The Brentwood City Council unanimously approves the General Plan Update.
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Downtown Brentwood to feature new pub this summer

June 9, 2014 

A new pub will soon be located in the heart of downtown Brentwood next to Sweeney's Grill and Bar.

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Brentwood leaders lower rental rate for city's commercial kitchen

June 3, 2014 

When the Brentwood Community Center opened in early 2012, city officials had high hopes that local entrepreneurs would use its certified commercial kitchen -- equipped with two convection ovens, an oven with a griddle, a six-burner range and small appliances -- to make their food products.

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Newer areas of Brentwood to get super-fast Internet service

May 14, 2014 

Blazing fast high-speed Internet service is coming to the newer areas of Brentwood after the City Council approved a plan to bring a fiber-optic network to newer parts of the city.

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Brentwood and Oakley fastest-growing cities in Contra Costa County

May 6, 2014 

In a further sign of the rebound in home construction, Brentwood and Oakley each grew more than 2 percent last year to rank as the fastest-growing cities in Contra Costa County.

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Brentwood hosts wine competition dominated by Contra Costa wineries

April 25, 2014 

Brentwood hosts wine competition dominated by Contra Costa wineries.

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Diablo Magazine Tech Report

April 1, 2014 
April 2014 - Diablo Magazine Tech Report
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Brentwood to consider large possible development near Summerset II

February 21, 2014 

A proposed development area that dates back nearly two decades near State Route 4 at Brentwood's Balfour Road is close to being subdivided and ultimately developed into 63 single-family homes and nearly seven acres of commercial uses.

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New art gallery will bring visual, performing and literary arts together at Streets of Brentwood

February 18, 2014 

With the future opening of a new art gallery and local arts information headquarters, Brentwood residents Jack and Betty Gaughan hope to elevate The Streets of Brentwood's status as a regional lifestyle center and create a hub for local artists.

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Behavioral Health Company to partner with Brentwood's Dainty Center/Willow Wood School

February 18, 2014 

A popular behavioral health company that specializes in a proven therapy for autistic and other special needs children will join forces with Dainty Center/Willow Wood School and integrate its unique programs into the existing curriculum on the Brentwood campus.

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Brentwood leaders see revived residential project as another sign of housing rebound

November 8, 2013 

In a further boost to the city's rebounding housing market, a major builder plans to construct more than 400 homes in a residential subdivision that has been vacant and nearly empty since 2007.

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