Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sunday Reading – 06/28/15

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. The 50 Worst Commutes in America – Sorry, commuters. … Continue reading

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Sacramento Bee: It’s time to protect the Delta

From the Sacramento Bee via Restore the Delta @RestoretheDelta June 20, 2015 Sacramento Bee: It’s time to protect the Delta By Jon Rosenfield and Gary Bobker, The Bay Institute “California is at high risk of permanently losing key species and … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of summer are approaching. The “dog days” are defined as the period from July 3 through August 11, the sultriest period of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. This is when the Dog Star, Sirius, rises in conjunction … Continue reading

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Oakley – Main Street Reconstruction Project – Summer 2015

The City of Oakley is undertaking the reconstruction of a one mile section of Main Street. This section of Main Street (Bridgehead to Big Break) is a gateway to the city and is being reconstructed using, a Cold‐In‐Place Recycling (CIR) … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 begins today

Summer is here, with the Sun into Cancer and the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. When the Sun is at its most northerly point, hovering over the Tropic of Cancer, that’s known as the summer solstice. … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 06/21/15

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. Auditor blasts State Bar for inconsistent discipline of bad … Continue reading

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Watch the great race of Venus and Jupiter in June 2015

From Earthsky ON any night in June, 2015, look for the queen and king of planets – dazzling Venus and bold Jupiter – as these two worlds appear in your western sky first thing every nightfall. They’ll appear in your … Continue reading

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