Monthly Archives: September 2019

Sunday Reading 09/22/19

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. This year’s flu season may be a bad one. … Continue reading

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Fall Prevention Awareness Week – September 23 – 29, 2019

Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries, and hospital admissions for trauma. Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. At the heart of this initiative is the … Continue reading

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Clipper Card only at Downtown Berkeley Station – Starting on Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Starting on Tuesday, September 24, the ticket vending machines at the Downtown Berkeley BART Station will only sell the reusable, reloadable, and regionally accepted Clipper card. BART is rolling out a four-station pilot program to eliminate the sale of paper … Continue reading

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DCA Set to Vote on the Establishment of a New Delta Stakeholder Engagement Committee

The Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA), an independent joint powers authority tasked with design and engineering work to support the state’s effort to modernize Delta conveyance, has posted the agenda packet for the September 19 Board of Directors meeting. During this week’s … Continue reading

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California Ag statistics for 2018

In 2018, California’s farms and ranches received almost $50 billion in cash receipts for their output. This represents a slight increase over adjusted cash receipts for 2017. California’s agricultural abundance includes more than 400 commodities. Over a third of the … Continue reading

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The nomination period for the 2020 Delta Leadership Program is open! Nomination Deadline: Friday, October, 18, 2019

The Delta Protection Commission, in partnership with the Delta Regional Foundation, created the Delta Leadership Program, an effort for sustained leadership development within the Delta community. With the challenges facing the Delta today, it is clearly in the Delta’s interest … Continue reading

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State Route 220 J-Mack Ferry To Go Out of Service — State Route 84 Real McCoy Ferry To Return To Service

The State Route 84 Real McCoy Ferry will return to service in two stages. Starting Wednesday, September 4, the ferry is running from 5:00 PM to 5:00 AM. On Saturday, September 14, the ferry will go into service at 5:00 PM, remaining … Continue reading

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