Monthly Archives: June 2019

Sunday Reading 06/30/19

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. Feds are Fighting for the Dogs – Rescued from … Continue reading

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How do I protect my skin from UV radiation and skin cancer?

You can take steps to protect your skin from UV radiation. While sunscreen plays a vital role in protecting your skin from UV radiation, it can’t prevent skin damage if you are exposed to the sun’s rays for long periods … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Skin From the Sun

Protecting your skin Most skin cancer can be prevented. Use the following tips to protect your skin from the sun. You may decrease your chances of developing skin cancer and help prevent wrinkles. Although people with darker skin don’t sunburn … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 06/23/19

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. No, Your Kid Isn’t Growing Horns Because Of Cellphone … Continue reading

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Race for Space: BART hosts Twitter Town Hall on crowding June 20

Race for Space: BART hosts Twitter Town Hall on crowding June 20 It’s crowded out there. We know it can feel like a sardine can sometimes. BART’s got a plan to help – but we need your help, too. Join … Continue reading

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Fleet of the Future Cars to Be Assembled in the Bay Area

Bombardier Transportation announced it is opening a rail car assembly site in Pittsburg, California to assemble BART’s Fleet of the Future rail cars.  This work, which is currently taking place in upstate New York, will be transferred to the Bay … Continue reading

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New ‘My Ride’ Bus Program from Tri Delta Transit

The Tri Delta Transit has a new on-demand transit program, Tri MyRide. The innovative service is responding to the ‘on-demand’ nature of consumers today. KRONon’s Ryan O’Donnell brings us the details from the Tri Delta Transit PIO. https://www.kron4.com/kron-on/bay-area/new-my-ride-bus-program_20190612033627/2070511075 HOW IT … Continue reading

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Hitting snooze can actually confuse the brain into restarting the process of sleep

From Business Insider Steven Bender, The Conversation To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don’t prefer it. Most of us probably use the snooze function on our alarm clocks at some point in our lives. … Continue reading

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75th D-Day Anniversary: All Who Serve Are a Part of the Greatest Generation

by James Carafano / @JJCarafano The Daily Signal Stop your average American on the street and ask them, “What happened on June 6?” Surprisingly, a few might recall that on a dreary morning while the low tide lapped lazily on … Continue reading

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Rainfall Totals in Oakley through May 2019

From the unofficial Romick rain gauge

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Summer 2019 – Fireworks Are Illegal in the City of Oakley!

Report Illegal Fireworks Summer is nearly here, Thursday, June 21, and Fourth of July celebrations are just around the corner. Please be reminded that the use, possession, manufacture, and sale of fireworks is illegal in the both the City of … Continue reading

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Prevent the Spread of Mussels: Clean, Drain, and Dry

From the Department of Water Resources  Published: May 21, 2019 Clean, drain, and dry your watercraft to prevent spread of quagga mussels. As boating season kicks off, DWR, California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW), and California Department of … Continue reading

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