Monthly Archives: April 2018

Four Important Steps to Take Now to Prevent Mosquitoes Later

This winter was so dry, scientists said California’s chance of having a “normal water year” was down to nearly 30 percent. Then we experienced Miracle March 2018, and even more rain has continued off and on. Now there are plenty … Continue reading

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HayWired Earthquake Scenario

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and its many partners, including the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), unveiled a new scenario and public outreach campaign to showcase what could happen during a major earthquake … Continue reading

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Caltrans District 4 Bike Plan – Now Available

The Caltrans District 4 Bike Plan for the San Francisco Bay Area is now available. This Plan – the first of its kind in the State – builds on the California State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, Toward an Active California, … Continue reading

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April 19 – Patriots’ Day

April 19th is Patriots’ Day, commemorating the anniversary of that date in 1775 when American militiamen at Lexington and Concord fired the “Shot Heard ‘Round The World” — the opening volley of the American Revolution. “Don’t fire unless fired upon. … Continue reading

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The focus on recycling organic waste

from the California Department of Food and Agriculture In 2016, Governor Edmund G. Brown signed legislation (Senate Bill 1383, Lara, Chapter 395, Statutes of 2016) that targets reduction of short-lived climate pollutants, including methane. The law directs CalRecycle to adopt … Continue reading

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Which is healthier: A hot dog or hamburger?

From NBC News Baseball season has officially begun and if barbecue season hasn’t kicked off in your region, it will soon enough. As you scan the stadium menu or what’s sizzling on the grill, you may be wondering which of … Continue reading

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Register Your Security Camera With The Oakley Police Department

The Oakley Police Department has a program where community members can register their security cameras so if a crime or other incident occurs nearby, Oakley Police will know to contact them to check the footage. With your permission, Oakley Police … Continue reading

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10 ways to protect your Android phone

Malwarebytes Posted: March 28, 2018 by Jovi Umawing Last updated: March 27, 2018 Android has been around for nearly a decade and has come a long way from its early wannabe iPhone days. New features, upgraded camera phones, a wide … Continue reading

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Say Goodbye to Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services…Hello to Meals on Wheels Diablo Region

Contra Costa County’s Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services rings in 50 years of service with new name, new logo, renewed purpose, and upcoming 50th Anniversary Gala. Meals on Wheels Diablo Region, formerly Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach … Continue reading

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Why Easter Is Called Easter, and Other Little-Known Facts About the Holiday

By Brent Landau April 13, 2017 This Sunday, April 1, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration changes from year to year. The reason … Continue reading

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