Monthly Archives: October 2019

Understanding California Energy

https://poweringcalifornia.com/ 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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Sunday Reading 10/20/19

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. California Earthquake Alerts To Become Available Statewide – Earthquake early … Continue reading

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CPUC Opens Proceeding to Consider PG&E Reorganization

October 2019 edition Produced by the CPUC’s News & Outreach Office As Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to work its way through U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) opened a formal proceeding at its Sept. … Continue reading

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October 17 was a fabulous day for a ballgame

On October 17, 1989, at 5:04:15 p.m. a magnitude 6.9 earthquake severely shook the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions. The epicenter was located at 37.04° N. latitude, 121.88° W. longitude near Loma Prieta peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains, … Continue reading

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Are we over due for another – October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta

On October 17, 1989, at 5:04:15 p.m. (P.d.t.), a magnitude 6.9 (moment magnitude; surface-wave magnitude, 7.1) earthquake severely shook the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions. The epicenter was located at 37.04° N. latitude, 121.88° W. longitude near Loma Prieta … Continue reading

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Drop, Cover, and Hold On

More than 60 million people around the world have been registered to participate in ShakeOut this year, with 20 million holding their drills Thursday, October 17. Why Drop, Cover, and Hold On? Our special report explains why official rescue teams, emergency preparedness experts, and others recommend “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” as … Continue reading

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