Monthly Archives: July 2012

Best Kept Secret: The U.S. Leads the World in CO2 Reduction!

An interesting article that probably wont get much attention. July 24, 2012| By Paul Mauldin The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently announced that U.S. CO2 emissions have now fallen by 7.7% since 2006. That’s the largest CO2 emission reduction … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Scam to Extort Money

Normally I’m a little skeptical when I get emails warning of virus and other scams. But today at work two employees were called on their cell phones with the same scam. Here is what happens. The caller tells you that … Continue reading

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Clipper® Update: South Bay Makes the Switch From Paper to Plastic

Clipper® is an all-in-one transit card that keeps track of any passes,discount tickets, ride books and cash value that you load onto it, while applying all applicable fares, discounts and transfer rules. This lets you customize your card for your … Continue reading

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Experts: BDCP Proposal “Fatally Flawed”: Water Exporters Control Process, Costs Far Outweigh Benefits,

SACRAMENTO – A panel of experts today presented the case against building Peripheral Tunnels to export Sacramento/San Joaquin/San Francisco Bay Delta water mainly to benefit unsustainable mega-farms on the west side of the Central Valley. Dr. Jeffrey Michael, director of the … Continue reading

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Running for City Council – Step 1

Interested in running for City Council in Oakley? The City Clerk’s office has all the information you need. As the Elections Official, the City Clerk is responsible for overseeing the municipal elections, distributing and receiving nomination papers, and maintaining all campaign … Continue reading

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A Costly Mistake

Salmon Water Now’s newest video, A Costly Mistake (4:54), looks at the impact that the first round of massive plumbing systems had on California (Central Valley Project and State Water Project). Moving all that water from where it falls to … Continue reading

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Why does a Fire Engine show up to my Medical Emergency?

During a medical emergency, seconds count. Someone calls 9-1-1 stating they are having difficulty breathing. How precise is the 9-1-1 operator’s triage? Is it a precursor to a heart attack, stroke or are they having a panic attack? Is the … Continue reading

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