Monthly Archives: July 2010

Utilities Commission denies Oakley power plant

By Hannah Dreier Contra Costa Times Posted: 07/29/2010 02:19:22 PM PDT Updated: 07/29/2010 02:19:22 PM PDT   OAKLEY — A state agency has denied PG&E permission to build a power plant here. Local officials, labor unions and nonprofit groups had strongly supported … Continue reading

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Antioch’s Youth Intervention Network

It’s been easy to point at Antioch and say, ‘That’s not what I want my community to be like’. It’s even been a campaign theme in recent elections for neighboring cities. But when success is achieved I think it is … Continue reading

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Announcing the Family Institute of Contra Costa

After 20 years of serving West Contra Costa’s outpatient psychotherapy needs, the non-profit Family Institute of Pinole recently created a sister organization named the Family Institute of Richmond. That Institute was created to focus on the mental health challenges of … Continue reading

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Freedom stars on MTV – July 20

Update 7/21/10 In case you missed it here are some links: http://www.mtv.com/videos/if-you-really-knew-me-ep-101-freedom-high-school/1644038/playlist.jhtml http://www.mtv.com/shows/if_you_really_knew_me/series.jhtml Oakley Press by Samie Hartley Jul 15, 2010 “Sure, I have a nice house; I have nice clothes. But if you really knew me, you’d know that … Continue reading

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Disneyland turns 55

On July 17, 1955, 6,000 by-invitation-only guests were invited for a special preview of Disneyland before it opened to the public the following day. Unfortunately, 22,000 extra people arrived with counterfeit tickets. The total cost of building Disneyland was $17 … Continue reading

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Fly Over The Delta

Please Visit Restore the Delta’s New Website! RestoretheDelta.org

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Traffic Calming coming to some Streets in Oakley

The streets of Hill Avenue, Malicoat and Douglas will soon see changes. Addressing the concerns raised by the neighborhood, the City will install 12 speed humps and associated striping and signing on these streets. Responding to concerns about erratic traffic … Continue reading

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