Monthly Archives: January 2011

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors Repesentation

On Monday, January 31 at 5:30 the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting to decide whether or not to move ahead with a special election to determine if the Board should be … Continue reading

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Speed Limit Changes in Oakley

All cities base their speed regulations on the Basic Speed Law: “No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or … Continue reading

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Folsom Prison Blues

A 15 yr old boy with an unusual voice discovered singing on a Seattle street in 2007. Vince Mira, then 15, is a somewhat shy kid who looks uncomfortable during an interview. But, when he steps up to the microphone … Continue reading

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Yosemite’s Frazil Ice

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A DUI in Oakley Could be Costly

Driving under the influence in Oakley could be become a very expensive mistake. California government code allows the City to recover costs arising from an emergency response to an accident involving a person driving a vehicle under the influence of … Continue reading

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Fire District in Search of New Revenue

Faced with operating at a level that is not sustainable any time in the foreseeable future, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) is seeking ways to raise substantial additional revenues. Despite closing two fire stations, one in Discovery … Continue reading

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Mobile Fingerprint System

Occasionally Oakley PD, in the performance of their duties, will ask someone to provide a name and ID. In rare circumstances the name given and ID don’t match. This presents somewhat of a quandary for an officer out on the … Continue reading

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