Monthly Archives: September 2016

DELTA TUNNELS – Agencies Should Dump Plan or Start Over

A coalition of conservation, public interest, and fishing groups has sent a letter to the state and federal agencies overseeing the proposed Delta Tunnels proposal asking them to either drop the plan, or develop a new Draft EIR/EIS for the … Continue reading

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Fogging for Adult Mosquitoes in Bethel Island / N. E. Oakley – Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Between 6:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m

Due to the high numbers of mosquitoes and the presence of West Nile virus in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District will be fogging by hand-held ultra low volume sprayers and by ultra low volume truck-mounted … Continue reading

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Three Dead Birds and One Group of Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Contra Costa County

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that three dead birds and one group of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus. One dead bird was found in each of the cities of Concord, Martinez, and Walnut … Continue reading

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SLOW DOWN OAKLEY – Please Stop Speeding in Your Neighborhood

When discussing traffic enforcement issues in the City of Oakley, the common remark I hear is: “They’re going too fast through my neighborhood.” In this fast pace world in which we live some drivers appear to view posted speed limits … Continue reading

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September 17th – Constitution Day

Saturday marks the 229th anniversary of the completion of our Constitution, which was submitted to the Congress of the Confederation for its approval on Sept. 17, 1787. Over the following months it was ratified by the several states, reaching the … Continue reading

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Unreleased Economic Analysis Shows Delta Tunnels Will Require $6.5B Subsidy from State and Federal Taxpayers

A recent Public Records Act request from the CA Department of Water Resources, delivered to Restore the Delta, uncovered a draft economic analysis for Governor Brown’s Delta tunnels project authored by Dr. David Sunding of the Brattle Group from Fall … Continue reading

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How Many Mosquitofish do I Need to Control Mosquitoes on my Property?

And where do I get them? Mosquitofish are used throughout the world as an efficient, hearty predator of mosquitoes, and for good reason. They are biologically suited for feeding on insects that fall onto or reside at the water’s surface. … Continue reading

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