Monthly Archives: June 2014

Alzheimer’ s and Wandering

At roughly 1:30 pm Tuesday, Antioch Police announced that missing 72-year-old Ronald Stroup has been located in Oakley off Neroly Road near the train tracks about a half-mile south of Oakley Road. According to Antioch Police, a construction worker noticed … Continue reading

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These Are The 10 Snobbiest Mid-Sized Cities In America

The real estate blog Movoto recently made a list of the top 10 snobbiest cities in the country. Our state of California nabbed 6 of the 10 spots on the list, with Pasadena being number 1. Thousand Oaks, Glendale, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 06/22/14

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. Fractured California – a New Opportunity – California is … Continue reading

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Is a Ferry in Antioch Financially Feasible?

At last night’s meeting of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) the Board agreed to release the Draft Final Financial Feasibility of Contra Costa County Ferry Service, 2015-2024. Over the past year, a working group of Contra Costa ferry service … Continue reading

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A Quick Check of City Codes

To help preserve our neighborhoods, the City has established certain municipal codes. Codes are basically a set of guidelines adopted by the City for maintaining properties in order to ensure our neighborhoods are safe and attractive. Many citizens may not … Continue reading

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Construction Begins on $50M State Route 160/Highway 4 Direct Connector Ramps Project

From MTC — News May 20, 2014 Work on a much-needed connection between the Antioch Bridge and Highway 4 began this morning with a brief groundbreaking ceremony. On hand were staff from the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and its … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Signs???

Oakley has suffered seven suicides already this year. None of them shared anything in common except the choice to escape their pain via suicide. The following was presented in the “Oakley Outreach”, the City’s weekly e-newsletter. To join the mailing list … Continue reading

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