Monthly Archives: April 2016

What if we all jumped at once?

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Building a Better BART

Over the past year, BART has held over 200 community meetings talking with folks across the Bay Area about our plan to build a better BART, which will keep cars off the road and ensure safe and reliable service. We … Continue reading

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April 15 – 69th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier

April 15 marks the 69th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s racist gentlemen’s agreement to bar players with dark complexions from competing in the Major Leagues.

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BART General Manager and Labor Leaders Announce Labor Tentative Agreement that will Extend Their Contract Through 2021

4 years salary = 2.5, 2.5, 2.75, 2.75 Term of new deal – 2017 – 2021 Pension – The deals allows us to reopen the contract and discuss when we have more clarity on the issue. Currently there is litigation … Continue reading

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BART – Transit Career Ladders Training program

BART is now accepting applicants to the Transit Career Ladders Training program through April 29, 2016. As BART doubles down on efforts to rebuild and replace major parts of the system, finding skilled workers to fill the many necessary roles … Continue reading

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Chickens in Your Backyard

Why You Should Keep Backyard Chickens – The Federalist     For one, urban chickens are far less annoying and far more useful than your neighbor’s pack of dogs. Excerpts from the article Many urban homeowners increasingly desire to keep small flocks … Continue reading

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More Than a Mole: The Facts About Melanoma

Melanoma, moles and other skin flaws can be confusing. Learn when mole’s and other marks on your skin need to be looked by a specialist before they turn out to be more dangerous. Melanoma is likely to spread to other … Continue reading

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