Food Stamp Action Needed!

Call California’s Senators and Tell Them Not to Cut Food Stamp/SNAP Benefits! The U.S. Senate is considering a proposal to cut billions of dollars in future SNAP benefits in the so-called “Tax Extenders” bill and we need your help. In order to pay for the American Jobs, Closing Tax Loopholes and Preventing Outsourcing Act (H.R.… Read More »

Survivor Mare Island: Less than a week away

The event of the summer is less than a week away and we are still adding to our line-up! Chat with ABC7 Meteorologist Mike Nicco while you are sampling massive amounts of delicious award winning foods and beverages in the tasting tents on Sunday July 27. This is Mike’s second year at the event and… Read More »

Take the budget challenge!

Try your hand at balancing the California state budget. This Thursday, June 17th from 6:30-9pm, you can join Assemblymember Buchanan and Senators Loni Hancock and Mark DeSaulnier at a “Facing the Budget Crisis Challenge.” At this event you will not only get to hear from the three legislators about California’s budget crisis, but will also… Read More »

“An Afternoon in the Admiral’s Garden: Survivor Mare Island” update

Joining us on June 27 at “An Afternoon in the Admiral’s Garden: Survivor Mare Island” will be CBS5’s evening anchor Ann Notarangelo. We are also proud to announce the addition of four new event sponsors: The Dow Chemical Company ALZA Corporation Sartorius Stedim Biotech Heffernan Insurance Brokers Come to the event of the summer and… Read More »

High Cotton

2nd Annual Harvest Food Drive

Cathy Lee owner of C.L. Design Services Home Staging and Brian Rogan, California Custom Carpets, sponsored the 2nd Annual Harvest Food Drive at the Elk’s Lodge, Walnut Creek , May 21st at 7:30pm.  Brian’s East Bay Party Band, High Cotton, entertained the crowd as 349 lbs of canned goods were donated to the Food Bank.… Read More »

Diablo Singles Dance Club

Diablo Singles Dance Club raises money for the Food Bank

The Diablo Singles Dance Club’s collected $974 at their first fundraising event held for the benefit of the Food Bank in April.  The event included ballroom dancing to the music of the Nob Hill Sounds.  The theme for the evening was “Western Night” and everyone came dressed in their best western wear. The Diablo Singles… Read More »


Just added to “An Afternoon in the Admiral’s Garden: Survivor Mare Island”

GV Cellars will be pouring some of their high quality wines including, but not limited to, such varietals as Merlot, Cabernet, Sauvignon, Syrah, Dolcetto and Sangiovese in the tasting tents at the event of the summer on Sunday, June 27th! To make reservations and for more information visit