Monthly Archives: February 2019

Executive Board Authorizes President Rabbitt’s Signature on CASA Compact

In a 21-to-9 vote, the ABAG Executive Board at its January meeting authorized ABAG President David Rabbitt to sign the CASA Compact. The Compact is a set of policy recommendations to both state and local officials designed to help solve … Continue reading

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Merging Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram: a technical, reputational hurdle

From the Malwarebytes Lab Posted: February 7, 2019 by davidruiz Secure messaging is supposed to be just that—secure. That means no backdoors, strong encryption, private messages staying private, and, for some users, the ability to securely communicate without giving up … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 02/24/19

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. Different Kinds of Stupid – There are types of … Continue reading

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‘Five Free Rides’ Incentive Program through June 30, 2019

The Bay Area Carpool Program is offering a new incentive to help reduce single drivers, emissions and congestion: Five Free Rides to all new Scoop and Waze Carpool riders in the nine-county Bay Area. Five Free Rides gives new Scoop … Continue reading

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US Senate Approves the Proposed Delta National Heritage Area

Last Tuesday, the Senate passed S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, a large public lands bill that includes the establishment of the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area (NHA). The Commission would be the local coordinating entity for … Continue reading

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On This Day: Roosevelt Authorizes Internment of Japanese-Americans

Today marks the anniversary of the signing of executive order 9066, which authorized the “indefinite detention” of nearly 150,000 people on American soil. On February 19, 1942, just three months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 02/17/19

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. The Bold Science That Could Save You from Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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