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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25 years ago today Classic Coca-Cola returned

It started on April 23, 1985. Coca-Cola, for some reason many of us are still wondering, introduced reformulated Coca-Cola®, often referred to as “new Coke®,” marking the first formula change in 99 years. They made it sweeter. Some say it … Continue reading

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