Monthly Archives: August 2012

Public Employee Pension Reform Act of 2012

This sumary of the plan was put out by Govenor Brown’s office on Tuesday night: Caps Pensionable Salaries Caps pensionable salaries at the Social Security contribution and wage base of $110,100 (or 120 percent of that amount for employees not covered … Continue reading

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Oakley City Council

The Oakley City Council is a five member, non-partisan board. Every two years, in November, a sub set of the council will run, at large, for a four year term. At large simply means that council members are elected to … Continue reading

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FEMA Throws a Life Line to East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

This morning the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) notified the District that it has been awarded over $7.8 million to help restore staffing levels and reopen closed fire stations. The two-year SAFER grant will give the District the ability to … Continue reading

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State Route 4 from Marsh Creek Road to the Contra Costa/San Joaquin Counties

Caltrans began paving last night at several locations on State Route 4 from Marsh Creek Road to the Contra Costa/San Joaquin Counties line. One-way traffic controls will be in place from 9:00 pm-5:00 am through Friday night. Flaggers and a … Continue reading

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PG&E to Replace and Realign Line 114 in Oakley

As a part of its pipeline safety program, PG&E will be replacing a large gas transmission pipeline from its terminal off of Bridgehead Rd. heading south through the Cline Vineyard, moving westerly in Main Street and then heading south down … Continue reading

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The Grapes are Ready to Harvest

If they haven’t started yet vineyard owners in Oakley will soon begin their harvest. Nearly 80 percent of Oakley’s roughly 500 acres of vineyards are planted in Zinfandel, a variety of red wine grape. Other varieties of grapes in Oakley … Continue reading

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