Monthly Archives: April 2015

Oakley Receives Grant to Evaluate Traffic Flow Near Schools

The City of Oakley applied for and has received a Safe Routes to School Technical Assistance Grant by Contra Costa Transportation Authority of $15,000! This grant program is for municipalities to use for evaluating and identifying solutions to address traffic … Continue reading

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Brentwood’s Emergency Shelter Decision

In 2007, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 2 (SB 2) expanding the California Housing Accountability Act, to prohibit localities (cities and counties) from denying a proposal to build an emergency shelter, transitional housing or supportive housing if … Continue reading

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Brentwood’s Emergency Shelter Location

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. C.1 An ordinance approving a rezone (RZ 14-010) and associated Negative Declaration initiated by the City of Brentwood for a series of text amendments to the Municipal Code, which are necessary to carry out key … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 04/26/15

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. Window Cleaning The World’s Tallest Building Why Football Matters, … Continue reading

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California drought: Court rules tiered water rates violate state constitution

Posted: 04/20/2015 06:35:07 PM PDT in the San Jose Mercury News In a ruling with major implications for California’s water conservation efforts during the historic drought, a state appeals court on Monday ruled that a tiered water rate structure used … Continue reading

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If Bugs Took a Vacation

written by – Nick Condos, Director, CDFA Plant Health and Pest Prevention Services April has been designated as Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month by the USDA I’m going to tick off a list of some popular reasons why … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 04/19/15

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. ESPN got it wrong with Britt McHenry – Britt … Continue reading

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