Monthly Archives: August 2019

What to do if You are Face-to-Face with Ground-nesting Yellowjackets in Your Yard

“I was minding my own business, mowing my lawn when all of a sudden, I’m being attacked by yellowjackets.” Does this sound familiar? Contra Costa County residents often share stories like this when a Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control … Continue reading

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Oakley Farmer’s Market – Sunday’s starting September 1

Featuring organic and conventional veggies from Esquivel Farms and Delfa’s Garden, fruits from Diaz Farms and Delfa’a Garden, strawberries from Bay Fresh Producer, fresh and smoked fish from FreshWay Fish, local honey from MarElla Honey Bees, cut flowers from Sunrise … Continue reading

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Delta Protection Advisory Committee – Accepting Applications

Become an Adviser to the Commission  Applications are due by September 4, 2019 The Commission is seeking applications from individuals to serve on DPAC representing the following categories: Delta Recreation (1 position) and Conservation/Habitat Non-governmental Organization (1 position). The application form … Continue reading

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511 Traveler Information Service Adds Emergency Text Alerts

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced the newest addition to its award-winning 511 SF Bay service with the launch of a text-based mass notification feature for travelers in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. Known as 511 Emergency Alerts, … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 08/25/19

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. How much could PG&E’s rates rise? What you need … Continue reading

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Franks Tract Stakeholder and User Survey

A collaborative planning process initiated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calling all people who live, work, and play in and around Franks Tract. Please participate in the Franks Tract Futures survey to help inform the future of … Continue reading

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The Grape Harvest has started in Oakley

Have you seen those vines burdened with a heavy load of grapes? Yep, they’re ready to harvest and it appears like another good year for California wine. Typically the harvest starts around Labor Day in Oakley, however; the hot summer … Continue reading

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