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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Sunday Reading 10/29/17

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. Plan to divide California into 3 parts clears first … Continue reading

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BART to Antioch and Pittsburg

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is nearing completion of a new rail passenger service on approximately 10 miles of new track between the existing Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station and Antioch at Hillcrest. The Pittsburg Center and … Continue reading

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California Job Growth Bucks National Trend

Reported in Beacon Economics While weather related disasters in many parts of the country led to the first decline in nonfarm payrolls in seven years for the nation overall, the latest numbers from the California Employment Development Department show the … 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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