Monthly Archives: July 2019

Hot Pavement Is More Dangerous Than You Realize

From Gizmodo Ed Cara Doctors at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas are warning about a less-recognized danger of summer heat: pavement burns. Their recent study suggests that people in hot places can end up in the hospital with serious … Continue reading

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Be A West Nile Watcher

Reduce the Risk of West Nile Virus–Be on the Lookout for Mosquitoes and Dead Birds   First come the hot days of summer, then the warm summer nights soon follow–and those warm nights actually increase the risk of West Nile virus … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 07/28/19

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. Newsom now owns DMV’s woes – Another day, another … Continue reading

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Robert Powers is Selected as BART General Manager

Today the BART Board of Directors unanimously appointed Robert “Bob” Powers to take over as BART’s tenth General Manager. Powers, a professional engineer with more than 20 years of experience in the public transportation industry overseeing major infrastructure projects and … Continue reading

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How to Pet a Cat, According to Science

From Real Clear Science – By Lauren Robin Finka Many of us will have experienced that super friendly cat who seems to love being stroked one minute, only to bite or swipe at us the next. It might be easy at … Continue reading

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Plan for Contra Costa’s Future Transportation Needs

Do you want to see faster commutes? More buses? More frequent BART trains? Better bike lanes and sidewalks? CCTA is making plans to change the way we move throughout Contra Costa County. We want to hear what transportation changes you … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 07/21/19

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. Dropping F-Bomb Increases Pain Tolerance By A Third, Study … Continue reading

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