• Dave Harmon, PW editor

Former Navy site to be turned into new regional park in San Francisco Bay area

CONCORD — A decades-long effort to secure part of the former Concord Naval Weapons Station and transform it into a park hit a milestone this month when the East Bay Regional Park District board voted to accept the land from the U.S. Navy.

As a result of the board’s July 2 action, the park district now can take ownership of 2,216 acres of the defunct weapons base.

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