Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sunday Reading – 01/31/16

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. Las Vegas Sands proposes $1B domed stadium; Adelson to … Continue reading

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Short Answers to Hard Questions About Zika Virus – From The New York Times

This article was first printed in The New York Times – By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. UPDATED January 27, 2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned pregnant women against travel to several countries in the Caribbean and … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Use the I-580 Express Lanes Through Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore

A FasTrak® or FasTrak® Flex toll tag is required to use the lanes. The new I-580 Express Lanes along the Tri-Valley corridor through Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore are in the final testing phase and the lanes are scheduled to open … Continue reading

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East Bay Youth Invited to Two Upcoming Parks Job Fairs

The East Bay Regional Park District and two East Bay mayors invite young people ages 15 to 24 to the Park District’s annual job fairs, slated for Jan. 30 in Oakley and Feb. 6 in Oakland. The Park District, one … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 01/24/16

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 Self-Driving Car Conundrum – …The auto companies are … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 01/17/16

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 new way police are surveilling you: Calculating your … Continue reading

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BART Car Configuration Pilot Program – Removing seats to allow for more capacity

BART will launch a car reconfiguration pilot program on January 15, 2016. BART’s record ridership means trains are more crowded than ever despite increased efforts to lengthen trains and dispatch every available train car during peak commute hours. In an … Continue reading

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