Please vote for our friends at Vallejo People’s Garden

The community garden on Mare Island is competing with other communities around the country for a $25,000 grant from Nature’s Path Organics. The only way to win the $25,000 grant from Nature’s Path Organics is by getting the most votes. To date, they are in first place with 466 votes. Your vote counts. Voting for… Read More »

Escape to Survivor Mare Island!

Mark your calendar for the event of the summer on Sunday, June 27th! Bay area Survivor TV stars and local celebrities invite you to join them for a fun filled afternoon to celebrate the tenth anniversary of “An Afternoon in the Admiral’s Garden” presented by Pacific Service Credit Union. Celebrities and entertainment includes Yau-Man Chan… Read More »


PG&E employees making a difference

Larry Sly greets Chris Johns, President of PG&E (right) and Mark Johnson, VP of Electric Operations at PG&E (left) at a community work event at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano.  PG&E’s Black Employee Resource Group spent a Saturday afternoon sorting food at the Food Bank warehouse.  In addition, Mark Johnson serves as… Read More »

Admiral's mansion

Afternoon in the Admiral’s Garden – Survivor Mare Island

Save the Date…For the Event of the Summer! Join Bay Area Survivor TV stars and the Singing Blue Stars of the USS Hornet at our 10th annual “Afternoon in the Admiral’s Garden – Survivor Mare Island” event! Enjoy an afternoon filled with tropical food and fun. Sample a multitude of delicious award winning foods and… Read More »

10,000 Letters Campaign: Make Your Voice Heard

Governor Schwarzenegger’s proposed budget would eliminate the California Food Assistance Program, cut Supplemental Security Income, and decimate the CalWORKS program and other vital services, all of which will exacerbate hunger in your community and throughout the state. With just a short time left before Governor Schwarzenegger introduces his May Revision budget, it’s imperative that voices… Read More »

Food From The Bar

The 15th Annual Food From The Bar Comedy Night for the Food Bank (called “RES IPSA JOKUITOR”) took place at Back Forty Texas BBQ in Pleasant Hill on April 27. This event was the place to be for great food, friends, prizes and laughs! Justice James Marchiano served as MC and started the evening off… Read More »