Monthly Archives: April 2014

Billionaires’ influence felt in state’s water policy

In case you missed it … San Francisco Chronicle Insight: by Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla To track the outsized influence of Stewart and Lynda Resnick is tough because they have so many subsidiaries and so much money. There are Paramount Farms, Westside … Continue reading

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Laurel Road Widening Project

The construction of the Laurel Road Widening project began on April 14, 2014. This project will widen and improve the north half of Laurel Road between O’Hara Avenue and Rose Avenue. Water, sewer, storm utility lines will be installed under … Continue reading

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Population Growth Driving Real Estate And Construction

From Beacon Economics Recent population growth in the East Bay (East Bay refers to the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan District, covering Alameda and Contra Costa Counties) is providing a boost to the local economy, including the local real estate market. The East … Continue reading

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The New BART Cars Are On Display

BART is running the oldest big-city fleet in the United States. The average age of a BART train car is more than 30 years old, and most have been carrying customers for more than four decades. The technology in these … Continue reading

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Tri Delta Transit Mobile App for Android

The free mobile app for real-time bus arrival information, bus schedules, maps, news and more for Tri Delta Transit is available at the Android Market. The features include: All bus schedules and maps Real-time arrival estimates All bus stops locations … Continue reading

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April 15 – Blood moon eclipse

April the 15th: The date that American taxpayers have learned to loath; however, this year something unique will transpire. Something that will force many of us to lift our heads from the dreaded tax forms and look to the skies. The … Continue reading

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Oakland Airport Connector on Track

It runs on a cable system, but it doesn’t look quite like the Bay Area’s other cable cars. It’s the brand new, American-made Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) vehicle, and it successfully made its inaugural run at full speed in February. … Continue reading

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