Monthly Archives: July 2017

Fogging for Adult Mosquitoes in Discovery Bay

Due to the detection of West Nile virus in mosquitoes in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District will be fogging by truck-mounted, ultra-low volume sprayers to control adult mosquitoes. DATE: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 TIME: Between … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 07/30/17

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. Bay Area real estate: Home prices leap to yet … Continue reading

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Career Online High School

The Contra Costa Library is offering this opportunity for adults to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate through an online program.

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Thursday July 27 – First Day of School for the Oakley Union Elementary School District

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” … Continue reading

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California Job Growth Continues Slowdown

From Beacon Economics The latest data release from the California Employment Development Department shows the labor market slowdown continuing, according to an analysis released jointly by Beacon Economics and the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. … Continue reading

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Water wasted to the sea?

From – California Water Blog   If we farmed the Central Valley or managed water supplies for San Francisco, San Jose or Los Angeles, we might think that fresh water flowing from the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers through the … Continue reading

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Message from Oakley Police Chief Thorsen 4th of July- A Look Back

I’ve been your Chief of Police for several July 4th holidays. My first year, 2005, I was taken off guard by the amount of illegal firework activity that occurred. Over the ensuing years, we employed several different strategies in response … Continue reading

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