Concord is a city located in Contra Costa County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 121,780.
Concord is a suburb of San Francisco, and was until 1998 the eastern terminus of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) commuter train system. Concord has been primarily a bedroom community over the last forty years, but during the last decade corporations such as ChevronTexaco and Bank of America have established extensive back-office operations there, diversifying the local economy.
Concord is also the home of the annual Concord Jazz Festival and the Concord Records jazz record label.
Concord's Mount Diablo High School is home to several acclaimed California academies, specifically the Digital Safari, a three-year program involving the integration of multimedia with the core curriculum through integrated, project-based learning. The headquarters of the Kabul Soccer Club is located in Concord.
Concord's De La Salle High School is home for the record winning streak of 151 games set by the football team between 1992 and 2004. During that span, De La Salle won 12 California state championships, and was named national champion five different times (once by ESPN, four times by USA Today).Web Sites and Links
City of ConcordOfficial information on the city, government services, local businesses, and community events.
City of Concord - Families FirstThings to do, map, recreation, parks, restaurants, shopping, hotels, transportation, housing, education, children, seniors, health care, environment, neighborhoods, contact information, links to many local businesses.
Concord Tower (CCR) - Buchanan Field - Concord, CAThe official website of the Concord Air Traffic Control Tower at Buchanan Field
Get Concord NewsNews, community information, classified ads, and yellow pages.
KVHS-FM90.5 The EdgeStudent-run local radio station broadcasting to Concord area. Listen live via webcast. Information about the station, photos, events, DJs and staff, air schedule, playlist, site information, and contributors.