Monthly Archives: September 2017

Saturday, October 7th – Bay Day

It’s like Earth Day, but for the Bay – one day each year for everyone to celebrate the beauty and diversity of San Francisco Bay. There are some incredible ways to get involved. Discover your Bay Day adventure at http://www.BayDay.org. … Continue reading

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The details on doors: How forcing your way into a BART car can harm service for thousands

BART maintenance workers already are doing everything they can to keep as many cars as possible in service. But they’re facing a growing challenge because of an avoidable problem. BART’s service yards are spending precious work hours repairing train doors … Continue reading

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City of Oakley Hosts Military Hero Essay Contest

We all know men and women who have served in the military. They are people we admire, look up to and respect for the sacrifices they have made and for the courage they demonstrate on and off the battle field. … Continue reading

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Big Break and Marsh Creek Regional Trail Rehabilitation

At a recent TRANSPLAN meeting (the TRANSPLAN Committee was created in 1991 to serve as a multi-jurisdictional transportation planning and coordinating group for the eastern portion of Contra Costa County. The TRANSPLAN committee is made up of elected officials and … Continue reading

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September 27 – The Delta Conservancy Board Meeting in Oakley 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at Big Break Visitor Center

The Board of Directors and Liaison Advisors for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy (Conservancy) will meet September 27 in Oakley. The meeting includes a tour of two Delta Conservancy-funded project sites — the Dutch Slough Revegetation Project and Three Creeks … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 09/24/17

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. Here’s 13 Things That Make People Dislike You Immediately, … Continue reading

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First Day of Autumn – 2017

The 2017 September equinox comes today, September 22, at 1:02 PM PDT. At that instant the midday sun will shine straight overhead at the equator in Africa, near the Kenya/Somalia border signaling the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere and of spring … Continue reading

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