Monthly Archives: October 2019

Three Ways Parents are Ruining Halloween

Though fear still lingers over toxic treats and boobytrapped apples, researchers separate fact from myth. As pediatrician Aaron Carroll notes recently in The New York Times, researchers haven’t been able to substantiate a single case when a child was seriously injured—let alone … Continue reading

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California State Auditor’s Local Government High-Risk Dashboard

The California State Auditor (State Auditor) created the Local Government High-Risk Dashboard to report the ranking of California cities from highest to lowest risk of fiscal distress based on our analysis of certain financial data. Overall Fiscal Risk by Risk … Continue reading

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Board Moves Ahead with BART to SFO Incentive

The BART Board of Directors took the first step today toward giving BART riders a priority line for passenger screening at San Francisco International Airport. The directors voted to approve trip verification technology (TVT). With TVT, SFO-hired staff would use … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 10/27/19

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. Why are our gas costs so high? – It’s … Continue reading

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Plan Bay Area 2050 Launches

The future will be here before we know it, and Plan Bay Area 2050 is a roadmap to help the Bay Area prepare for the opportunities and challenges ahead. Plan Bay Area 2050 is the nine-county Bay Area’s long-range plan that … Continue reading

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Understanding California Energy Energy in California is complicated. Understanding it is not always easy given how it is discussed in the news. Sometimes it is drastically oversimplified or conversations devolve into the costs of one form of energy and the virtues of … Continue reading

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Oakley Street Sweeping Schedule Update

It’s not a coincidence that your street sweeping occurs on a different day than your garbage service! It is actually a coordinated effort to make sure that as much of the street is swept as possible. Beginning this month, Oakley … Continue reading

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