Monthly Archives: May 2019

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy Awards $11 Million in Proposition 1 Grants – 2 for Marsh Creek

Combined, these seven projects involve 51 entities partnering together to improve the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The $11 million awarded in this cycle will fund the following projects. Blacklock Restoration: Phragmites Control Project ($387,440), Department of Water Resources – Test methods for controlling … Continue reading

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Recycled Water Fill Station opens Saturday, June 1

Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) remains committed to helping customers save water by once again opening its Residential Recycled Water Fill Station on Saturday, June 1. The Fill Station is open to those who would like to take advantage of the … Continue reading

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BART Police deploy Narcan opioid antidote as another tool in public health battle

The doses, single-use nasal sprays sealed in plastic containers that look like your typical allergy spray, have been stocked. BART Police officers have been trained in how to administer the medication, known as Narcan or generically as naloxone. A policy … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 05/26/19

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. Bay Area’s Mass Exodus Imaginary, Poll Reveals – Despite … Continue reading

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Strawberries are a crop impacted by recent rains.

California growers are frustrated by an unusually wet spring that has delayed the planting of some crops like rice and damaged others including strawberries and wine grapes. The state’s wet conditions come as much of the West is experiencing weird … Continue reading

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Diverse bee forage could lead to good honey crop – from Ag Alert

By Christine Souza It’s a “mixed box” when it comes to beekeeper expectations regarding this season’s honey crop. Some beekeepers report that winter weather brought plenty of forage for honeybees to feast on this year, and others say uneven citrus … Continue reading

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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Joint Replacement Project Hits Home Stretch

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Monday, May 13, 2019 – MTC Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the fourth of a weekly series of updates on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the … Continue reading

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