Monthly Archives: October 2017

Halloween Security and Safety

There are many ways to keep your child safe at Halloween, when they are more prone to accidents and injuries. The excitement of children and adults at this time of year sometimes makes them forget to be careful. Simple common … Continue reading

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Caltrans District 4 Bicycle Plan

Please join us for a community workshop to discuss proposed priority bicycle improvements for the Bay Area! Share your ideas on local priorities. Caltrans is developing the District 4 Bicycle Plan to improve bicycling on and across the State-owned transportation … Continue reading

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A Cut Above: Scary Good Pumpkin-Carving Tips

Originally published in American Lifestyle Magazine Carving pumpkins has been a longtime tradition in America, but its origin is actually credited to a centuries-old Irish folktale. As the legend goes, an unsavory Irishman named Stingy Jack trapped the devil and … Continue reading

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AAA and Gomentum Station Announce Exclusive Partnership Agreement

        AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah is proud to announce its partnership with GoMentum Station and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority on an exclusive agreement to study and test how autonomous vehicles can be safely implemented … Continue reading

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BART – Taking Aim at Noise Pollution

Last year in August, BART announced a design breakthrough hailed as music to our riders’ ears: a small change in the way train wheels contact the rails that our engineers hoped would make a big difference toward reducing noise. By … Continue reading

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KRACK Attack Puts Wi-Fi Connections at Risk

A serious new vulnerability called KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attacks) was announced recently, likely impacting anyone who uses Wi-Fi. All Wi-Fi connection points and devices could be vulnerable—your local coffee shop, home, or workplace connection. KRACK can allow attackers access to … Continue reading

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State’s Own Evidence Shows Tunnels Project Will Harm Fish

First published in ND Water Deeply The Brown administration is denying scientific evidence when it comes to the impact that the proposed delta tunnels project would have on endangered species and fisheries, says scientist Jonathan Rosenfield of The Bay Institute. … Continue reading

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Santa Clara Water REJECTS Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels

Santa Clara Valley Water District rejects Jerry Brown’s twin Delta tunnels plan – San Jose Mercury News In a landmark move closely watched across California, Silicon Valley’s largest water agency on Tuesday voted not to participate in Gov. Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

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State Audit Confirms DWR Violated State Contracting Laws when Planning CA WaterFix

First published at Restore the Delta This morning State Auditor Elaine Howle determined that the Department of Water Resources broke state contracting laws when they replaced the program manager for California WaterFix—formerly titled the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), and … Continue reading

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District Granted Nearly $1mil for Bay Point Improvements

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017 the Department of the Interior and National Park Service awarded the East Bay Regional Park District $750,000 for public access improvements at the Bay Point Regional Shoreline. The Bay Point Regional Shoreline consists of 150 … Continue reading

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Contra Costa Transportation Authority receives permission from NHTSA to test shared autonomous vehicles on public roads

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) received permission from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to test shared autonomous vehicles on public roads within the 600-acre Bishop Ranch business park, where CCTA is leading a pilot demonstration project operating … Continue reading

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