Monthly Archives: January 2017

Why Police Are Saying You Should Hang Up IMMEDIATELY If a Caller Asks ‘Can You Hear Me?’

From PJ Media “Can you hear me?” It sounds like something you’d hear in a cell phone commercial, but police say you should hang up immediately if you’re asked that question by someone you don’t know—because it could be a … Continue reading

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Community Choice Energy In Contra Costa County

Community Choice Energy (CCE) is a local energy model that is being studied by Contra Costa County and many of its cities, including Oakley. CCE allows local jurisdictions to pool their electric loads resulting in competitive/lower electric rates, lower climate … Continue reading

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A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Monday, January 30 in the Bay Area.

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Monday, January 30 in the Bay Area. Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Monday, for the full 24 hours.Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 01/29/17

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. Study Finds This Music Makes Dogs Happiest – If … Continue reading

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I-680 Express Lanes Construction Notice-Nighttime Ramp Closure

Summary Upcoming construction activity for the Express Lanes on I-680 between Walnut Creek and San Ramon requires a temporary, nighttime ramp closure. The construction activity will include asphalt repair work for the on-ramp. The following ramp closure is scheduled: The … Continue reading

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‘Intense’ storm to unleash heavy rain, snow across western US next week – AccuWeather

After a lull in the stormy pattern, wet weather will return to the western United States around the middle of next week. Through the weekend, a broad area of high pressure will guide Pacific storms into the British Columbia coast … Continue reading

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A Motley Crew of Muzzles: Super sniffer detection dogs are training for duty in the Delta

Specially-trained dogs are used in many applications, including sniffing out drugs or contraband in oversea shipments, guiding the blind and providing therapy to invalids or the mentally ill.  In the Delta, dogs with particular sniffing skills are being cued up … Continue reading

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