Monthly Archives: December 2017

Fireworks Are Illegal in the City of Oakley!

A new year is coming and here is a reminder, the use, possession, manufacture, and sale of fireworks is illegal in the both the City of Oakley and the County of Contra Costa. Our local firefighters are stretched thin enough … Continue reading

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Oakley Police to Wear Body Cameras

One of the trends sweeping across law enforcement is the use of body-worn cameras for police officers. In the wake of several controversial incidents, many communities asked for more transparency within their police departments. Soon, all Oakley Police Officers will … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Rat and Mouse Season

Six ways the district’s free service helps you prevent  rats and mice When it gets cold, most of us want to be warm. The same can be said for the rats and mice that are found in Contra Costa County … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish – 2017

A huge, wide screenTV would be nice; with a new, deluxe home theater, and an expensive surround system. This will make watching Hitchcock: The Ultimate Filmmaker Collection, 16 discs including classics like Vertigo, Rear Window and North by Northwest, more … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Winter

Preventing mosquitoes in gutters and rain barrels While you’re up on the ladder putting up a few decorations, why not do a little mosquito prevention while you’re at it? Leaves and other debris that have blown into gutters throughout the year … Continue reading

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First day of Winter

In 2017, winter begins with the solstice on Thursday, December 21 at 8:28 am PST. Today is the first day of winter and it will be the shortest day and longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, just … Continue reading

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East Bay Job Growth Continues; Home Prices, Building Activity Jumps

From Beacon Economics The East Bay economy continued to improve over the past year, with total nonfarm employment growing by 1% and the unemployment rate falling to 3.4% in October—one of the lowest in the state. Similar to California’s other … Continue reading

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