Monthly Archives: May 2016

7 things that make mosquitoes bite you more

We haven’t received any West Nile warnings from the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District , but I’m sure with the warming weather that won’t last much longer. The following article is from Business Insider Mosquitoes choose their prey … Continue reading

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Affordable Housing Update – Governor Brown’s By Right Housing Proposal

Information provided by the League of California Cities Background: As a component of his recently released budget May Revise, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed to reduce perceived additional costs and delays associated with the approval of housing developments containing specified percentages … Continue reading

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Traveling in Contra Costa County – A Transportation Resource Guide

If you are traveling in Contra Costa County by public transit there is a good chance that you may use multiple agencies to take you from your origin to your destination, especially if you are traveling between the varied geographic … Continue reading

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Governor Brown issues order to continue water savings as drought persists

Posted on May 9, 2016 by Jay Van Rein, CDFA Office of Public Affairs Executive Order Aims to Make Water Conservation a Way of Life in California SACRAMENTO – Moving to bolster California’s climate and drought resilience, Governor Edmund G. … Continue reading

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Fire And Medical Services in East Contra Costa – Join the Conversation

OUR FIRE SERVICES OUR FIRE SERVICES is an online forum for civic engagement. Read what others are saying about important topics related to East Contra Costa Fire Protection District services, then post your own statement. Officials will read the statements … Continue reading

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The 10 worst commutes in the Bay Area and Highway 4 is not on the list

1: I-80 westbound from SR-4 to the Bay Bridge 2: I-880 southbound from I-238 to SR-237 3: US-101 southbound from Fair Oaks Avenue to Oakland Road 4: US-101 northbound/I-80 eastbound from I-280 to the Bay Bridge 5: I-680 northbound from … Continue reading

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May 6th Begins a new Paradigm in Oakley Policing

Establishing public safety is among local government’s fundamental obligations to its citizens. When we incorporated in 1999 setting up a police department was the top priority. To assist us we reached out to the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office and formed … Continue reading

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