Monthly Archives: July 2017

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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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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Contra Costa Transportation Authority Announces International Partnership and Collaboration Agreement With Intelligent Transport Systems Japan

Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) Executive Director Randell Iwasaki announced today CCTA and GoMentum Station’s collaborative agreement with Intelligent Transport Systems Japan (ITS Japan). This collaboration between CCTA and ITS Japan to test at GoMentum Station was signed on July … Continue reading

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California’s Housing Crisis and What the State Is Planning

California’s affordable housing crisis has reached an epidemic level, with rents at an all-time high and home ownership rates at their lowest since the 1940’s. Still, despite the housing crunch, California has some of the country’s toughest laws requiring affordable … Continue reading

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July Means Heat and Heat Means Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes and heat go together like ice cream and cones, but not in a good way. Most mosquitoes, including the kind that can transmit West Nile virus, flourish in hot weather. They can develop from egg to adult in as … Continue reading

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Oakley Receives $40,000 to Continue Welcoming Work

You, Me, We Oakley! (YMWO) is glad to announce a new and important partnership with the San Francisco Foundation (TSFF)! YMWO has just received word that it has been selected as a 2017 grant recipient in the amount of $40,000. … Continue reading

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