Monthly Archives: September 2014

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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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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My 417-mile trip down the ‘endangered river’

“My 417-mile trip down the ‘endangered river’ by John D. Cutter is an exquisitely written article (with accompanying photos and videos) on the harm inflicted on the San Joaquin River and the South Delta. The BDCP tunnels project and related … Continue reading

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