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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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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Delta tunnels: Major changes to environmental restoration could endanger Brown’s water plan

By Paul Rogers progers@mercurynews.com © Copyright 2015, Bay Area News Group Gov. Jerry Brown has billed his $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels under the Delta as a way to not just make it easier to move water … Continue reading

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City of Oakley Launches Instagram

The City of Oakley has launched an Instagram account! Instagram is the newest social media platform the City has taken up to connect with residents, in addition to Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor. Instagram is about capturing and sharing life’s moments … Continue reading

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