Monthly Archives: November 2019

Oakland/Berkeley Hills and Part of Contra Costa County Added to PG&E Shutoff Map For Wednesday

  As should be expected, the impacts of a still-in-planning Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) by PG&E on November 20 are a moving target, and now we’re learning that Alameda and Contra Costa County are in the mix. As of … Continue reading

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California Unemployment hits another record low

From Beacon Economics Job Growth, Labor Force Continue Expansion; Annual Labor Force Growth Still In Negative Territory The latest figures released by the California EDD reveal that nonfarm employment in California expanded at a steady pace in October, growing by … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 11/17/19

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. The Witnesses – What, exactly, did the Navy encounter … Continue reading

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Leonids Meteor Shower November 2019

November’s wonderful Leonid meteor shower happens every year around November 17 or 18, as the world crosses the orbital path of Comet Tempel-Tuttle. In 2019, the peak of the shower is expected to be from midnight to dawn on Monday, November … Continue reading

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BART to single track in Lafayette Saturday 11/16 for last major work on track rebuild

BART will reduce service between the Orinda and Walnut Creek stations on Saturday, November 16th to make way for a vital track rebuilding project near the Lafayette Station.  Trains will run on a single track between Orinda and Walnut Creek.  Riders … Continue reading

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Concord Hills Regional Park Update

Updated Concord Hills Land Use Plan Available for Review On October 18, 2019, the East Bay Regional Park District published a final Land Use Plan for the new Concord Hills Regional Park. Once implemented, the adopted plan will provide a … Continue reading

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Veterans Day – 2019

Today marks the 101st Veterans Day, when we pause at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in honor of all American veterans. Our national Veterans Day observance originated as Armistice Day, marking the end of World War … Continue reading

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