Monthly Archives: February 2010

It Only Takes a Moment

It only takes a moment to change a life. It only takes a moment to make sure your seat belt is properly engaged. It only takes a moment to call a cab. Last Monday night, President’s Day, around 6pm my … Continue reading

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THIS’LL EITHER CURE YA, OR KILL YA, OR….

I copied this post from my mother’s blog, http://annromick.wordpress.com/. She writes about her trials and tribulations of being the primary caregiver for my father who is stricken with Alzheimer’s. This particular post is important to everyone who is on medication. … Continue reading

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Myths and Facts about San Joaquin Valley Job Loss

Myth: The high rate of joblessness in the San Joaquin Valley is due to agricultural unemployment. Fact: The subprime mortgage crisis and housing implosion caused most of the job loss in the San Joaquin Valley. UOP studies have estimated that … Continue reading

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City Council Compensation

Members of the Oakley City Council are compensated monthly by the City, under provisions outlined in California Government Code Section 36516. Government Code Section 36516(a) specifies the amount of a councilmember’s compensation based upon the population of the City. (a) A … Continue reading

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Sierra-Crete and a Deteriorating Road Base

Drivers of Laurel Road, near Harvest Drive, and roads within the California Jamboree development have noticed that the roadway is crumbling beneath their tires. The trouble with these areas is the material used for the road base, Sierra-Crete. Sierra-Crete was … Continue reading

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A New Direction for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

The East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District was formed in 2002 through the consolidation of East Diablo Fire District, Oakley-Knightsen Fire District and Bethel Island Fire District. East County Fire District serves the cities of Brentwood and Oakley, as … Continue reading

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Some Super Bowl Ads You May Have Missed

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