Monthly Archives: March 2017

Slower Pace of Job Growth Expected as State hits ‘FULL EMPLOYMENT’

The Beacon Employment Report represents only a sample of the custom, comprehensive forecasts and economic analysis available from Beacon Economics. Learn More The latest release from the California EDD shows that the state added jobs but saw year-over-year growth decline, … Continue reading

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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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Customer Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon

As MTC continues toll system testing on the future I-680 Contra Costa Express Lane, drivers will see test messages on the Variable Toll Message Signs starting Monday, March 27, 2017 northbound from Alcosta Blvd. to Crow Canyon Road. After successful … 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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Sunday Reading – 03/26/17

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. APNewsBreak: California could free 9,500 inmates in 4 years … 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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Scam Of The Week: New FBI and IRS Alerts Against W-2 Phishing

There is a wave of W-2 phishing attacks going on. We see these coming in through thousands of reported scam attempts via our Phishing Alert Button. The FBI and the IRS have repeatedly posted warnings that these attacks have started … Continue reading

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