Two Temblors + Drone Rescue + $1M For MUSD
Hello, people of Concord! Jeri Karges here with today’s copy of theConcord Daily.
First, today’s weather:
Mostly sunny and hot. High: 94 Low: 57.
Here are the top stories today in Concord:
- The 19th Annual MRC-MEF Run for Education, held on September 26, raised $75,500 for the Martinez Education Foundation (MEF) for K-12 supplies and educational experiences in the Martinez Unified School District. Over 600 people participated in the event this year. The Martinez Refining Company (MRC) provides a sponsorship match of $20,000 and underwrites the event. Since inception in 2003 the run has raised over $1M for MUSD. (Martinez Gazette)
- Antioch police used the assistance of drones to find and rescue a woman who had become stranded in high tide near the old fishing pier west of the Antioch Marina. According to the woman, she had stopped to take a nap and when she woke up the tide had come in trapping her in the tulles. Police utilized the drone to find her among the bushes and guide Contra…