Monthly Archives: March 2010

Fire Stations of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

Update – In June of 2010 the Board of Directors voted in a budget with 48 fire personnel and 6 stations. Two stations were closed; station 57 in Byron and station 58 in Discovery Bay. The Bethel Island Station (Station … Continue reading

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Funding Schools in California

Lately the news has been filled with the struggles of school districts to fund the coming year. Mt. Diablo School District is cutting $48.7 million, Walnut Creek $1 million, Liberty Union $3.2 million and this list could continue ad nauseam. … Continue reading

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Millions of Dollars at Stake

You should have received a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau this week telling you the package is on the way. The 2010 U.S. Census forms will be mailed to 130 million homes across the country during the week of … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Transportation Commission

The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the nation’s densest and most heavily populated metropolitan areas. Home to 101 municipalities, the Bay Area has a land mass of 7,179 square miles (bigger than several states) and is home to … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Air Quality Management District

Drive anywhere in the Bay Area at certain times during the year and you’re bound to see it. It can manifest itself in a beautiful orange sundown, other times it looks like brown clouds obscuring your view. The term “smog”, … Continue reading

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