Monthly Archives: August 2017

An Unprecedented Year for Yellowjackets

A Wet Winter and Hot Summer Leads to Dramatic Population Increase Outdoor weddings can be magical. Imagine it. Amidst fragrant flowers, chairs rise from luscious green grass. A satin runner provides a shimmering walkway for the special couple. Twinkling lights … Continue reading

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Contra Costa Canal Levee Elimination and Flood Protection Project Segments 3 and 4

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Central Basin Water Agency and Los Angeles City Council Votes to Delay Delta Tunnels Decision

Yesterday, the Compton Herald reported on our progress at Central Basin Water Agency, “5-2 vote stalls decision on Delta Tunnels project, citing need for more information on local impact.” “The Central Basin board recognizes that there are many crucial unanswered … Continue reading

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Full Steam Academy building New Preschool and Childcare Center in Oakley

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Monday, August 28 – Fogging for Adult Mosquitoes in Brentwood

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: Monday, August 28, 2017 TIME: Between … Continue reading

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City of Oakley seeks applicants for Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council for the next two‐year term. The application deadline is Friday, September 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Applications will be considered by the … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 08/27/17

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. Could uptick in California crime make it a political … Continue reading

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