Monthly Archives: February 2011

Boz Scaggs Lowdown live 2004

Boz Scaggs, born William Royce Scaggs, first enjoyed fame as a member of the Steve Miller Band. He and Miller both attended a prep school in Texas and played together in the late 1950’s. Always a favorite of the critics … Continue reading

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Transparency in Local Governments Under Attack

The California Constitution (Art. XIIIB, Sec.6) requires that when the Legislature or a state agency mandates a new program or higher level of service in an existing program after January 1, 1975 the state is required to reimburse local governments … Continue reading

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Snow on Mt. Diablo February 2011

I took these photos early Sunday morning. This is the eastern view of the mountain as seen from eastern Contra Costa and the valley. 4 to 5 inches of snow fell Friday through Saturday. Saturday morning the foothill tops were … Continue reading

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Fire Services Assessment for ECCFPD

Fire services are funded via property taxes. For all entities that are reliant on property taxes for the majority of their funding the precipitous drop in home values has exasperated funding. County assessors across the state have been reassessing property … Continue reading

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The Nacho Ladies Review a Restaurant

Hello everyone it’s been awhile since my last review. This week I want to do something a little different. Kevin and I went to our Valentine dinner on Saturday and thought we had to give you nice people a review! … Continue reading

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Bury Me in the Backyard With my Cats and Dogs

Woke up this morning Put on my slippers Walked in the kitchen and died And oh what a feeling! When my soul Went thru the ceiling And on up into heaven I did ride When I got there they did … Continue reading

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ECCFPD Delays Vote for an Elected Board

Monday night the Board of Directors of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) held a special meeting to consider a resolution to call for a special mailed ballot election to be held on May 3, 2011 and ordering … Continue reading

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