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Hail to the chiefs: New mayors take reins in Concord, Walnut Creek and Danville

Walnut Creek, Danville and Concord all received new mayors this week — and not a single ballot was cast by the public in any of the Contra Costa County communities where the ceremonial post rotates each December among the sitting City Council members. In Concord on Tuesday night, outgoing Mayor Tim McGallian handed his gavel […]