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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Sunday Reading – 04/29/18

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. They’re now making vodka from San Francisco fog – … Continue reading

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Young Skunks are Out and About

Each year, skunk activity peaks twice a year–in the winter during mating season and during the spring when young skunks are born and start to venture out into the world. Right now, those young skunks are exploring their surroundings and … 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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BART to Antioch service to kick off with community celebration

The wait is almost over for East County residents. BART to Antioch will open for passenger service on Saturday, May 26, 2018. To celebrate, BART will hold a community ribbon-cutting celebration on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11am at the … 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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Public Bus Tours of former Concord Naval Weapons Station

The City of Concord will be hosting “first-come, first-served” public bus tours of the Base Reuse Project at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station on two Saturdays, May 19 and July 28.  The two-hour tours will give the public a chance … Continue reading

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