Monthly Archives: January 2010

Trace Adkins sings Till the Last Shot’s Fired with the West Point Cadet Glee Club

Las Vegas, 5 April 2009. Trace Adkins sings Till the Last Shot’s Fired with the West Point Cadet Glee Club   The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors; to raise awareness and enlist the … Continue reading

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The Urban Limit Line

Mankind has been migrating to the suburbs forever. The modern notion of suburbs — a community in an outlying section of a city — was found to be evident as early as the 6th century BC in Babylon. In ancient … Continue reading

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Looking to Create Safe Routes to Schools

In October of 2007, Orchard Park Elementary, the first and only kindergarten-through-eighth-grade school in the Antioch Unified School District held its dedication ceremony. Orchard Park School is within the Antioch Unified School District and serves students from both Antioch and … Continue reading

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Earthquakes and How They may Affect Oakley

With the recent spate of earthquakes, the devastation in Haiti, and the more local shakes in Ferndale and Milpitas the posts I have on earthquake preparedness have been busy. In this post I thought I would focus on the faults … Continue reading

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Vehicle License Fee – A Primer

The Vehicle License Fee (VLF) seems to always be a topic for discussion when the state budget is debated. This is a primer on the VLF. The VLF is an annual fee on the ownership of a registered vehicle in California. … Continue reading

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Penn And Teller Get People To Sign Water Banning Petition

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Fishing in Oakley

The roughly 1,000 miles of waterways that make up the California Delta provides a cornucopia of fishing opportunities. Every backwater slough affords the angler another chance to test their talent. They pitch the jig, frog or plastic worm, patiently waiting … Continue reading

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