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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Performers and Booth Hosts Wanted for the Heart of Oakley Festival

Our 7th Annual Heart of Oakley Festival is coming up on Saturday, September 21st at the Oakley Civic Center Plaza! We are currently accepting applications to be considered for the festival’s performance lineup or to host a cultural booth at … 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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Delta Water Alert! Algal blooms in Stockton, Discovery Bay, and Big Break

The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board sent out the following alert on Twitter Friday evening.  Algal blooms are being observed in the Delta waterways of Stockton, Discovery Bay, and Big Break. These blooms are being monitored for cyanobacteria, of … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28

Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy. High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young children, seniors and those with respiratory and heart conditions. Exhaust from vehicles on Bay Area roads accounts for more … Continue reading

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BART – Clipper Card Only Pilot – Starting on August 5 at the Oakland 19th Street Station

Starting on August 5 at the 19th Street Station, BART will begin expanding the number of stations where the only fare product available for purchase is the reusable, reloadable, and regionally accepted Clipper card. BART is rolling out a pilot program … Continue reading

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