Monthly Archives: September 2014

Contra Costa Water District to Sell Prime Oakley Commercial Land

On Wednesday, September 17th, the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board approved the sale of excess land that the District owns on the corner of Laurel and Empire in Oakley. The Board also approved the hiring of Devlin Retail Properties … Continue reading

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The City of Oakley Provides Public Records Online

In response to the growing number of records requests each year, the City of Oakley has implemented an enterprise content management system, ImageSilo, for the public to access public records online. Public records available on the City’s website include ordinances, … Continue reading

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Different Types of Mosquitoes Targeted in East Contra Costa County

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District is targeting two types of mosquitoes in the eastern part of Contra Costa County. The first, a Culex mosquito, thrives in permanent or residential water sources and can transmit West Nile virus. … Continue reading

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Flu Season is Quickly Approaching

Flu Season is quickly approaching and there are several key things we can all do to protect ourselves and others. Below is information on how you can help prevent the spread of the flu virus. How does seasonal flu spread? … Continue reading

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200 Years Ago Today – The Star Spangled Banner

Britain’s defeat at the 1781 Battle of Yorktown marked the conclusion of the American Revolution and the birth of a new nation; however, not even three decades after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, which formalized Britain’s recognition of … Continue reading

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Remembering September 11

On September 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m. Eastern time, American Airlines Flight 11, a morning Boston to Los Angeles flight, crashes at roughly 466 mph into the north face of the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Roughly 20 … Continue reading

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September 9th Admission Day in the State of California

Soon after the outbreak of war in 1846, United States forces invaded the Mexican province of Alta California. Seven months later, on January 13, 1847, representatives of both countries signed the Treaty of Cahuenga in the San Fernando Valley, ending … Continue reading

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