Monthly Archives: July 2018

Virulent Newcastle Disease

There are chickens and roosters in backyards throughout Oakley. I hear them during my early morning walks on the weekends. Virulent Newcastle poses little or no threat to humans. Eating meat or eggs from infected chickens is no problem. Pink … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 07/29/19

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. As Phoenix sizzles, ‘urban island’ phenomenon compounds heat – … Continue reading

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How to delete old tweets

To create a backup or archive, go to Twitter Settings and select “Your Twitter Data.” Scroll to the bottom of that menu to find “Download your Twitter data.” Click the button and the system will send a link to a downloadable … Continue reading

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Informed Delivery from the USPS

Mail theft is an ongoing issue that plagues many communities. I’ve seen a number of Face Book posts detailing locations throughout our city where it occurs. I recently began using a feature provided by the US Postal Service called Informed … Continue reading

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How women helped saved agriculture 100 years ago – from the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

By Joe Blackstock One of World War II’s civilian heroes was the iconic Rosie the Riveter, who represented the thousands of women building planes and ships during the war. But Rosie’s “mother” shouldered a similar, mostly forgotten role during World … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 07/22/18

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. The Vindication of Cheese, Butter, and Full-Fat Milk – … Continue reading

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A First Look at California’s Permanent Cannabis Rules

First printed in California County News Mon, 07/16/2018 State regulators released the first draft of permanent rules governing California’s marijuana industry on Friday. Among the 315 pages of documents from the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the Department of Food and … Continue reading

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