Monthly Archives: September 2019

How The Berlin Airlift Beat Back Communism 70 Years Ago Today

On September 30, 1949, the U.S. and her allies completed their mission to rescue the people of Berlin from starvation and stave off the spread of Communism. “The buildings were bombed and it seemed like there weren’t many men around—all … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 09/29/19

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. School completely bans mobile phones and teachers say kids’ … Continue reading

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Sign Up to Receive Emergency Alerts

In an emergency situation, the Oakley Police Department may need to provide members of the community with up-to-date information and instructions. To help us in getting the message out, we’ve partnered with Nixle. Nixle is an alerting program that allows … Continue reading

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Still No Recession In Sight; California Bruised, Not Broken, By Trade Disputes | Fall | 2019

Fall 2019 BEACONOMICS From the inverted yield curve to the trade war with China to the length of the current economic expansion, handwringing over a coming national recession continues to spiral despite a lack of evidence that a downturn is … Continue reading

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Every Four Hours Someone is Hit by a Train – National Rail Safety Week Sept. 22-28

Every four hours in America, either a person or a vehicle is hit by a train, and too many of these incidents happen at grade crossings. Roadway-rail crossing fatalities involving motor vehicles totaled 168 in 2017, an increase of 7% over 2016. … Continue reading

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First Day Of Fall

Autumn Time Llewelyn Ellsworth Dahlen There’s a time to enjoy The flowers of spring And all those pleasures That summer will bring But as the winds will change And the summer will set Nature paints a picture That’s hard to … Continue reading

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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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