Monthly Archives: March 2014

Keeping the Salt Field at Bay

by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto – reprinted from Estuary News As the dry, warm days went on and on and on this winter, two guys intimate with California’s Sacramento San Joaquin River delta shifted gears. One reassigned staff from flood to … Continue reading

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Project Yosemite

California-based photographers Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill spent more than ten months backpacking across Yosemite National Park to create this stunning five-minute time-lapse video of the park in all four seasons. Yosemite HD II is their second time-lapse video of … Continue reading

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Parks & Facilities Experiencing a Rash of Vandalism

In the last six to eight months, the City of Oakley Parks and Landscape Division has seen vandalism, including graffiti, increase markedly. This has been an almost weekly occurrence. This week vandals (reportedly three neighborhood youths with bats) caused an … Continue reading

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Protecting Water Supplies and Delta Water Quality with Emergency Drought Barriers

from the California Department of Water Resources • http://www.water.ca.gov The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is an estuary where freshwater from rivers that drain much of California meet with salty ocean water pushing east with the tides. Salt water incursion from San … Continue reading

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Lowest Scam Of The Week: “You may have cancer” Phishing Email

From Cyberheist|News Amy Stevens of the PR group Davies Murphy became part of the story when Eduard Kovacs at SoftPedia picked up on her tweet about a phishing email she just received. If you recently had a blood test (and … Continue reading

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Community‐Wide Strategic Planning Meeting Recap

On Monday, March 10th, the City of Oakley held a Community wide Strategic Planning Meeting to consult with residents about Oakley’s future direction. Mayor Pope opened the event welcoming attendees stating, “It’s great to see so many residents here to … Continue reading

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Local FM radio coming to East County

Aside from the Internet, Radio is possibly the largest distributor of information available to the public. A normal FM station transmits at thousands of watts and on fairly level ground its signal can carry 75-100 miles. AM radio uses shorter … Continue reading

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