Monthly Archives: June 2018

Take a Survey on Fire Services

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) is a rural funded fire district that works hard to protect approximately 249 square miles and over 114,000 residents in East Contra Costa County. The District is in the process of developing … Continue reading

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First Person: My Ride to and From the New Antioch BART Station

New BART service to and from Antioch has just begun. The new high tech, clean diesel trains can carry thousands of people every hour, and on the first day of commute service, it was obvious people wanted to get off … Continue reading

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Oakley Earthquakes – 2018 – Update

1. M 1.8 – 1km SE of Oakley, CA Time – 2018-06-21 22:17:04 (PST) Location – 37.991°N 121.706°W Depth – 9.4 km Felt It Report – 0 2. M 1.7 – 1km SE of Oakley, CA Time – 2018-06-21 23:53:12 … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 06/24/18

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. Americans: Much Misinformation, Bias, Inaccuracy in News – Building … Continue reading

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Horse Owners Urged to Check West Nile Virus Vaccine Status

Originally posted at CDFA’s Office of Public Affairs As the weather warms up and mosquitoes become more prevalent, California horse owners are advised to consult their veterinarian to ensure their horse’s vaccination status is current for maximum protection against West … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3.1 earthquake strikes near Oakley, CA

From SFGate The United States Geological Survey reports a preliminary magnitude 3.4 earthquake struck near Oakley, CA on Friday. The quake hit at 12:41 AM local time at a depth of 13 kilometers. There was no initial word on damage … Continue reading

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Giving Group Homes a 21st Century Makeover

This article was originally published by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts, and was written by Teresa Wiltz. Back in the day, they called them orphanages, a place for kids who had nowhere else to go. Today, they’re … Continue reading

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