Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fish and Game Releases Draft Strategy for Delta Restoration

The Department of Fish and Game has released a draft conservation strategy for restoration of the Delta, and the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys. The strategy was developed to provide a single blueprint that can be used to coordinate resources … Continue reading

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The Lines Are Drawn for New Supervisorial Boundaries

The lines delineating the Board of Supervisor (BOS) district boundaries have finally been set. A compromise was reached at Tuesday’s BOS meeting when the supporters of Map 17D, Supervisors Federal Glover and John Gioia, agreed to adjust the lines so … Continue reading

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Moving Forward with the Great California Delta Trail

I found this information in the latest issue of the Delta eNews July 2011 Senate Bill 1556 (Senator Torlakson) signed by Governor Schwarzenegger in September 2006, directed that the Delta Protection Commission (Commission) prepare a plan for the Great California … Continue reading

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Oakley Fencewalker

Sunday morning is generally a relaxing time for me. I grab the paper and head for the backyard to sit under the awning and enjoy the solitude; basking in the warm summer morning sun, with birds busy at the feeders, … Continue reading

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ECCFPD Update – The Next Step

On Monday, July 11, the Board of Directors for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) met to consider the next steps for the District in regards to funding and organizational options. As a way of background – the … Continue reading

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Oakley Generating Station Breaks Ground

Tuesday morning the ground was officially broken for the Oakley Generating Station (OGS) on a nearly 22 acre site on the DuPont property. The 614-megawatt, natural gas-fired facility is schedule for completion in the summer of 2014. The project will … Continue reading

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