The beautiful city of Pinole is situated in Contra Costa County, California. Bay Area Storey Telling Festival is one of the highlights of the town. Extraordinary storytellers from around the globe visit the Bay Area every Spring to enliven stories old and new. Pinole Community Playhouse is another place of interest which is worth visiting to catch some of the most exhilarating performances by skilled artists. The architectural landscape is interesting and lovely, and it’s anything but difficult to become acquainted with the locals. There are many retail shops in and around Pinole (Trader Joes, Big 5 Sporting Goods, KMart), and numerous eateries, including Outback Steakhouse and Applebee’s.