Monthly Archives: April 2010

East County Military Families and Friends

It’s a new name for the organization formally known as the Antioch Military Families & Friends. In an email from Josie Monaghan she states: Hello and welcome to East County Military Families & Friends!! Thats our new name. I have been … Continue reading

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SB 1398 and the Power Plant

Myself and others spent Monday in Sacramento working with State Senator Mark DeSaulnier to move SB 1398, an act to amend Section 100 of, and to add Section 100.96 to, the Revenue and Taxation Code, relating to local government finance, out … Continue reading

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This Day in History – April 18, 1775

On the night of April 18, 1775 two lanterns were hung briefly in the   steeple of North Church in Boston. The lantern’s silent alarm sent Paul Revere, William Dawes and other riders on the road to spread the news. The … Continue reading

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The Taxman

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Contra Costa Transportation Authority

In 1988, Contra Costa voters, after two failed attempts, passed Measure C. This ½ cent sales tax increase provided $800 million for transportation projects around the county, including: • Richmond Parkway • BART extension from Concord to Pittsburg/Baypoint. • Highway … Continue reading

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DWR Certifies Dutch Slough Restoration Project Final EIR

Sacramento – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has certified and approved the Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The EIR is now final for the west Delta wetlands restoration project. “Not only is the Dutch … Continue reading

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