Monthly Archives: January 2014

You Know Your “Stairway To Heaven” Cover Is So Good When It Makes Jimmy Page And Robert Plant Cry

Watch Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart perform this amazing classic, this gave me such a rush. This is an emotional moment as well, because the son of their dear friend and drummer John Bonham is playing the drums. John … Continue reading

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Governor’s California Water Action Plan has been released

The Brown administration’s final California Water Action Plan  (it’s only 22 pages, give it a read) has been released by the California Natural Resources Agency, the California Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Details are … Continue reading

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I-680 Express Lanes

The Bay Area Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA) is working closely with Caltrans to convert the existing HOV lanes on I-680 into express lanes from Rudgear Road to Alcosta Blvd. in the southbound direction and from Alcosta Blvd. to Livorna Road … Continue reading

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Scam Of The Week: “Customer Service Center”

Fake customer service center notifications are used to spread malware. Emails that claim to be from a “Customer Service Center” are being sent out by cybercriminals in an effort to distribute a piece of malware. The emails say that they … Continue reading

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New virus linked to Colony Collapse Disorder

By Geoffrey Mohan A rapidly mutating virus has leaped from plants to honeybees, where it is reproducing and contributing to the collapse of colonies vital to the multibillion-dollar agricultural industry, according to a new study. Tobacco ringspot virus, a pollen-borne … Continue reading

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City of Oakley Selects New Police Chief

The City of Oakley has selected Dan Gomez, a 22 year law enforcement veteran, as new leader of the Oakley Police Department. As part of the City’s contract for police services with the Contra Costa County’s Sheriff’s Office, the local … Continue reading

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‘Walking School Buses’ Picking Up Speed

By Michelle Volkmann More U.S. children are getting to school the old school way – by walking. Requiring only two volunteers and a neighborhood of children willing to dress for the weather, the “walking school bus” is part of a … Continue reading

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