Monthly Archives: December 2011

Eliminating redevelopment – what will it cost?

Reposted from February 24, 2011 Redevelopment, the concept is fairly simply. Allow cities and counties to identify areas within their jurisdictions that have been abandoned, ignored or left in a state of deterioration as to create what commoningly is referred … Continue reading

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Why are They Painting Markers on the Street?

I received a question from someone living in the Neroly Road area about markings on the streets. These large crosses, the arms are just over four feet across, started appearing a couple of months ago. The obvious question was; What … Continue reading

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Saturday in Pictures

Saturday was a fairly busy day. The morning started with the Friends of Oakley. Picking up food donated by The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano and delivered to O’Hara Park where a number of volunteers broke down the … Continue reading

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Golden Rules for Living

My mother sent an email with a link to the website “A Psychiatrist with Lewy Body Dementia”, that listed these rules for living. If you open it, close it. If you turn it on, turn it off. If you unlock … Continue reading

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December 7th 1941

It was 70 years ago today, the sneak Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. There are still WWII veterans alive today who were there at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese arrived in their Zeros. If you know one, honor them on … Continue reading

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The Day After

What a wild day and half. Soon after the robbery of toys, blankets and some food was reported the word went out that the Friends of Oakley needed some help to make this year’s Christmas Basket Program as successful as … Continue reading

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