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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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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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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Why it’s good to talk

From Magazine US With remote working on the rise, how do we ensure we’re communicating effectively with others, through good old-fashioned conversation? Alison Coleman reports Digital technology has transformed the way that we communicate at the expense of face-to-face communication. … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 05/19/19

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. FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls … Continue reading

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California May Go Dark This Summer, and Most Aren’t Ready

From Bloomberg By Mark Chediak and Brian Eckhouse A plan by California’s biggest utility to cut power on high-wind days during the onrushing wildfire season could plunge millions of residents into darkness. And the vast majority isn’t ready. The plan by PG&E … Continue reading

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