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Media Contact
Caleb Castle, Communications Manager
P: 925.947.3535 x17 | C: 925.451.8376 | F: 925.947.0642

Media Releases

Save Mount Diablo Purchases 95-acre Anderson Ranch in Morgan Territory, Ending Decades of Development Threat
December 12, 2017

Lest We Forget! Pearl Harbor Day Beacon Lighting Ceremony
November 29, 2017

Giving Thanks for Mount Diablo: New Conservation Collaboration Agreement Signed between Save Mount Diablo, Joaqin Moraga Intermediate School and Bedell Frazier Investment Counselling, LLC for Thanksgiving 2017
November 6, 2017

Real Estate Depends on Quality of Place: Announcing our Creative New Partnership with Paragon Real Estate Group
October 3, 2017

Mount Diablo Challenge - After 11 years, Save Mount Diablo Passes the Torch to Valley Spokesmen Bicycling Club
June 13, 2017

Introducing Mount Diablo, the latest episode from the "Audible Mount Diablo: A Guide to the Outdoors" Podcast
May 22, 2017

Save Mount Diablo, Mount Diablo Resource Recovery, and Cal State East Bay Enter Conservation Collaboration Agreement for Earth Day 2017
April 14, 2017

Introducing Discover Diablo, Save Mount Diablo's New Free Public Hike Series
January 17, 2017

Pearl Harbor Day Beacon Lighting Ceremony
November 18, 2016

Save Mount Diablo Acquires 1st Conservation Easement and Protects 4th Curry Canyon Property in Historic Acquisition
November 16, 2016

Park District Purchases Picturesque 76-Acre Property in Marsh Creek Watershed
September 29, 2016

Critically Endangered Wildflower Discovered at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve - Plant on Brink of Extinction
September 8, 2016

Save Mount Diablo Earns National Recognition
Accreditation Promotes Public Trust, Ensures Permanence

February 24, 2016

Creative Collaboration Between Save Mount Diablo and State Parks to Better Protect Mount Diablo State Park
January 13, 2016

Save Mount Diablo and Clayton Residents Steve and Brenda Benkly to Preserve North Peak Ranch
January 7, 2016

Pearl Harbor Day Beacon Lighting Ceremony
December 2, 2015

Save Mount Diablo Bids Farewell to Executive Director Ron Brown
October 14, 2015

Mount Diablo Challenge Now Accepting Same Day Registration
September 28, 2015

Save Mount Diablo Protects Another Wildlife Oasis - Hanson Hills
June 12, 2015

Finding a Better Connection to the Outdoors: Ron Brown Retiring from Save Mount Diablo
May 5th, 2015

Shooting to Save: Save Mount Diablo’s Scholastic Photo Contest
February 25th, 2015

Pearl Harbor Day Beacon Lighting Ceremony Moved
November 24th, 2014

Save Mount Diablo Buys Creek for Threatened Species
May 16th, 2014

Save Mount Diablo is Firing Up Opportunities
April 10th, 2014

Pearl Harbor Day Beacon Lighting Ceremony Moved Due to Weather
December 5th, 2013

Mount Diablo’s Beacon Will Shine Bright on Pearl Harbor Day
December 2nd, 2013

Save Mount Diablo Purchases Top Priority: 1,080 acre, $7.2 million Curry Canyon Ranch
November 7th, 2013

Save Mount Diablo and Partners Received 2013 East Bay
Leadership Council Philanthropy Award for Outstanding Collaborative

October 10th, 2013

Mount Diablo’s Sight Will be Restored- Beacon Fund Campaign is Complete
June 20, 2013

Mount Diablo is Missing an Eye: Beacon Lift Off
June 12, 2013

Student Photographers will be Published and Help to Protect More Land
March 4, 2013

Guiding Protection of the Diablo Wilderness: Scott Hein Elected Save Mount Diablo’s New Board President
February 19, 2013

Protecting Rugged Stream Canyons: Save Mount Diablo’s New “Highland Springs"
November 19, 2012

In Memory of Dorothy Wright
November 5, 2012

Dedicating a Missing Link in Mt. Diablo Creek: Save Mount Diablo's Lot 25
October 31, 2012

15,000 More Acres-Save Mount Diablo's New Mount Diablo Regional Trail Map
September 28, 2012

Save Mount Diablo's 2012 Mountain Star Awards
September 10, 2012

Save Mount Diablo Co-Founder Art Bonwell Passes
July 20, 2012

Non-Profit Director Named Business Person of the Year
April 13, 2012

Save Mount Diablo Saves Marsh Creek and Money
March 6, 2012

Save Mount Diablo's Second Volcanic Dome on Marsh Creek
February 7, 2012

Save Mount Diablo Adds to Morgan Territory: Two Transfers to the East Bay Regional Park District
January 18, 2012

Saving Thomas Twice: Save Mount Diablo Acquires 145 acre property for $1.4 million, Gateway to Nortonville Canyon and Kirker Pass Between Concord and Pittsburg, while Strengthening the Urban Limit Line
November 4, 2011

Save Mount Diablo’s 30th Mount Diablo Challenge : English 13 Seconds Shy of Own Record
October 4, 2011

Marsh Creek - V: Save Mount Diablo Protects a Volcanic Dome

September 15, 2011

Five Locals’ Award Winning Contributions to Nature: Save Mount Diablo's 2011 Mountain Star Awards
July 25, 2011

New Diablo Field Guides Put a Naturalist in Your Pocket
April 20, 2011

City of Pittsburg Attempts Illegal Annexation
February 3, 2011

Recession Accelerates Save Mount Diablo's Conservation Purchases
December 15, 2010

Save Mount Diablo's 29th Annual Mount Diablo Challenge
October 4, 2010

Local Gallery to Feature Mount Diablo Art to ‘Save Mount Diablo’
March 11, 2010

New Species Discovered - the Lime Ridge Navarretia and the Lime Ridge Woollystar June 16, 2008 Also, visit our New Species page to view photos.

Grant Allows Save Mount Diablo to Purchase Irish Canyon
December 2007 Visit our Irish Canyon page to learn more about the property.

First Map of Mount Diablo Including Surrounding Parks
November 19, 2007 Also see our Map page.

Mt. Diablo Buckwheat Rediscovered
June 7, 2006 Also visit the Mt. Diablo Buckwheat page to view photos.

Flowers Boom From Earth Scorched In Morgan Fire
Ann Notarangelo, CBS KPIX, April 13, 2014

Water Fountains, Flush Toilets Shut Down On Mount Diablo Due To Drought
Ann Notarangelo, CBS KPIX, March 24, 2014

Mt. Diablo Beacon To Be Repaired After 85 Years
Don Ford, CBS KPIX, June 11, 2013

Mount Diablo beacon lifted, carried down for restoration
Denis Cuff, Contra Costa Times Bay Area News Group, June 11, 2013

Saving Historic Beacon on Mount Diablo
Dave Padilla, KCBS, May 14, 2013

City, SMD ready to dedicate small but vital property
Clayton Pioneer, October 8, 2012

Co-founder of Save Mount Diablo Dies
Contra Costa Times, July 20, 2012

Bill to Restore Mount Diablo Beacon is Signed by Governor
Contra Costa Times, July 17, 2012

Save Mount Diablo Adds to Its Marsh Creek Holdings
The Independent, March 12, 2012

Save Mount Diablo buys another mini-volcano along Marsh Creek
Contra Costa Times, February 14, 2012

East Bay Parks buys Marsh Creek land by conservation group

Contra Costa Times, January 20, 2012

Save Mount Diablo Reaches 40th Birthday
The Independent, December 22, 2011

Cow tunnel to provide missing link for trail to connect Pittsburg and Concord parks
Contra Costa Times, November 4, 2011

Hundreds compete in 30th Mount Diablo Challenge 
Danville Express, October 4, 2011

Ranch acquisitions add 5 square miles to Black Diamond Mines Preserve
Bay Area News Group, August 3, 2011

Save Mount Diablo Recognizes Three San Ramon Residents
San Ramon Patch, July 25, 2011

California State Park Closures
California State Parks Foundation, May 13, 2011

East Bay Land Rush
Contra Costa Times, December 15, 2010

Save Mount Diablo donations keep coming in
Gary Bogue, Contra Costa Times, December 5, 2010

We met our goal! You raised $108,985.70 for Mt. Diablo!
Gary Bogue, Contra Costa Times, November 30, 2010

Measure W Soundly Defeated in San Ramon
Contra Costa Times, November 2, 2010

Help us save another piece of Mount Diablo!
Gary Bogue, Contra Costa Times, October 17, 2010

Vote No on Measure W in San Ramon
Contra Costa Times, September 24, 2010

Measure F Defeated
The Brentwood Press, June 11, 2010

Vote No on Measure F
Contra Costa Times, April 23, 2010

Challenging Diablo
The first Mount Diablo Challenge, San Ramon Valley Herald, November 7, 1982


Thanks Giving Tree
Save Mount Diablo, November 18, 2014

Stop the James Donlon Boulevard Extension
Cooper Ogden, August 25, 2014

There for the Future – The Restoration of the Mount Diablo Beacon
Shell Refinery Martinez, June 16, 2014

Mount Diablo Beacon Restoration Project (60 second)
Public Service Announcement, May 10, 2013





Mount Diablo Beacon Restoration Project (30 second)
Public Service Announcement, May 10, 2013

Money Needed To Restore Becon Atop Mt. Diablo
CBS San Francisco, August 6, 2012

Voices for Mount Diablo
Steven Baigel and Steven Patapoff, June 20, 2012

MT DIABLO: Spectators line course as Tour of California climbs East Bay peak
KTVU, May 15, 2012

Time-Lapse: Volunteers Restore Marsh Creek
Patch Concord, April 15, 2012

Group Buys Volcanoes to Save Open Space
NBC Bay Area, February 24, 2012

Save Mount Diablo
Invision, August, 2011

Cuts to Cause More Pain for California State Parks
CBS 5, January 11, 2011

Land Committee Due Diligence on Save Mount Diablo's Latest Acquisition
You Tube - egsmom, January 4, 2011

Brentwood's Measure F
Facebook, August 5, 2010

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