Monthly Archives: July 2013

Oakley Positioned very well on Pensions, Retiree Health, & Debt

With all of the news about cities in or requesting bankruptcy protection, and each having high debt and a significant unfunded pension and retiree health obligations, articles in the media have included comments from analysts and think tanks extending these … Continue reading

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DWR Approves Funding to Strengthen Delta Levees

SACRAMENTO — The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has approved funding for 14 reclamation district projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to strengthen nearly 90 miles of levees to provide protection against flooding. The projects will receive a total of nearly … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Detroit Becomes Largest City to Declare Bankruptcy

Stockton is no longer the largest city to declare bankruptcy. Governor Rick Snyder of Detroit has authorized the city’s bankruptcy filing, thus making the Michigan city (pop. 700,000) the biggest city in the country to go under. Detroit, once an … Continue reading

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How can I reduce eye strain from my computer screen?

I receive a monthly vision newsletter at work and since I sit in front of a computer for most of the day I thought this would be agood article to share. Mile Brujic, O.D., practices at Premier Vision Group in … Continue reading

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2013-2014 County Assessment Roll

On July 1, in a letter to the Board of Supervisor, County Assessor Gus Kramer delivered the 2013-2014 County Assessment Roll. The assessor estimates the value of each parcel of real property (with the general exception of schools, churches and … Continue reading

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Prescott, Arizona – Line of Duty Deaths

Originally posted on Contra Costa Firefighters:
As a firefighter you know that there are many life safety hazards that you may be faced with during the performance of your duties. You know that by taking the job, you could be…

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What A Drone Can See From 17,500 feet

Excerpted from a PBS story What A Drone Can See From 17,500 feet in the sky

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