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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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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Recycling – The Crisis After China’s ‘No’

By Eric Rostoniv  in Bloomberg Updated on ‎June‎ ‎11‎, ‎2018‎ ‎12‎:‎36‎ ‎AM‎ ‎PDT   Is recycling worth it? When it took off four decades ago, recycling was seen as one of the environmental movement’s great successes. It morphed into a … Continue reading

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Heart Health

KP Cardiologist, Peter Miles, MD, shares, “There’s a myth that heart disease is a ‘man’s disease,’ but statistics tell a different story. The American Heart Association reports heart disease and stroke kill approximately ONE woman every 80 SECONDS.” Usually, when … Continue reading

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