The Norcal Nomad

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“Welcome to Pixieland where little kids have big fun!”

Pixieland Amusement Park in Concord is Now OPEN Imagine an amusement park just for the little ones. This wonderful place exists for the kindergarten crowd and perhaps a bit younger. They feature rides that will excite a little one without all the tears of fear from a larger ride. It’s a wonderful introduction to amusement […]

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Fresh Air, Fresh Produce and Fresh Flowers

The Concord Farmers Market was a beautiful experience today. There were crowds of shoppers meandering along the sidewalks surrounding Todos Santos Park; people scattered across the lawns enjoying picnics and the sunshine that has returned again this week. The sweet scent of strawberries drifted through the air mingling with the aroma of fresh caramel corn […]

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Lazy Dog Comes to Concord

Last year El Torito vanished from the Willows Shopping Center in Concord. As the demolition dirt settled and the local goats made quick work of the vegetation by the creek nearby, Lazy Dog restaurant raised its roof and piqued our curiosity. After all, what would a restaurant named “Lazy Dog” serve? Hot dogs, perhaps? That […]

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