Monthly Archives: August 2015

What If California’s Drought Continues?

The news has been inundated with stories of the impending onslaught of the rain brought to us by what NASA scientist have called the “Godzilla El Nino”. “This definitely has the potential of being the Godzilla El Niño,” Bill Patzert, … Continue reading

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Construction of Two New Parks in Oakley is Under Way

Construction has commenced on two new neighborhood parks in Oakley. The parks, Emerson Ranch Park (10 acres) and Catamaran Park (.79 acres) have already begun grading. Emerson Ranch Park, a focal point in the Emerson Ranch subdivision, is a 10 … Continue reading

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What are your transportation prirorities? Tell us!

You shared your bright ideas. Now, we want to know more… Last summer, we asked you to share your creative ideas regarding how we should invest in transportation within Contra Costa. Now, we’re coming back with a new online tool … Continue reading

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Pleasant Hill Bird Positive for West Nile Virus

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed yesterday that a dead bird found in Pleasant Hill tested positive for West Nile virus. The bird was found near Chilpancingo Parkway and Camelback Road. “We are thankful that a resident reported … Continue reading

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How Would You Improve Transportation?

Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) reached out to Contra Costa residents to learn more about their priorities for improving transportation as part of our Countywide Comprehensive Transportation Plan—and we heard you! From improved BART to better bus connections and smoother … Continue reading

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