Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 29, 2017 – Vietnam Veterans Day

On March 29, 1973, the last U.S. troops left Vietnam, ending 11 years of war that saw 58,00 Americans killed. Although the Vietnam War would continue for two more years, March 29, marked the day the last American combat troops left … Continue reading

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Delta recreational facilities in Contra Costa

This information comes from a report issued by The Delta Protection Commission. I’ve included information only on Contra Costa Long recognized as a place of Statewide and National interest, the Delta offers an abundance of recreation experiences for a diverse … Continue reading

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Federal Scientists Find Delta Tunnels Plan Will Devastate Salmon

by Dan Bacher | posted in: Spotlight | 0    Governor Jerry Brown and administration officials claim that the California WaterFix, a controversial plan to build two 35-mile long tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, is based on “science.” “The … Continue reading

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A little pet peeve of mine

What started out as a quick Facebook entry has now turned into a rant. A little pet peeve of mine – I watch a lot of sports, mostly football, baseball and basketball. I generally don’t like announcers, I know enough … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again: Pi Day!

Pi is 3.14 (about), so that makes March 14 Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of … Continue reading

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Delta Levee Conditions Maps

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has provided to the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) maps and other information relating to the existing conditions of Delta levees. This information includes maps constructed by DWR indicating its best estimate of levee miles … Continue reading

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