Monthly Archives: December 2019

Sunday Reading – 12/29/19

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. Don’t Expect Recession in 2020 – The U.S. economy is … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish – 2019

A huge, wide screenTV would be nice; with a new, deluxe home theater, and an expensive surround system. This will make watching Hitchcock: The Ultimate Filmmaker Collection, 16 discs including classics like Vertigo, Rear Window and North by Northwest, more … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 12/22/19

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. 2019 was banner year for credible UFO sightings – It’s … Continue reading

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The Creator of “The Far Side” Distrusted the Internet. Now, He’s Embracing It.

Out of retirement, Gary Larson is debuting new comics online From InsideHook BY KIRK MILLER / DECEMBER 18, 2019 12:02 PM Homicidal maniacs, terrorists and …. people who drove too slow in the fast lane. All burning in hell. Welcome back, The Far Side. … Continue reading

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2019 Best Charities

WalletHub For the 38th time in the past 40 years, charitable giving increased year over year in 2018, according to Giving USA. Americans donated a total of $427.71 billion – nearly $292 billion of which came from individual donors. Forecasts … Continue reading

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Why Rats and Mice seek shelter indoors – 3 Tips to Prevent Rats and Mice from Warming Up Inside Your Home

As the weather turns colder and the rain returns, do you ever notice how much faster you move to get indoors? We’re anxious to get inside because it’s warm and dry there. That point is not lost on rats and … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 12/15/19

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. New USGS hazard map shows increased earthquake risks in … Continue reading

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How Long Can The U.S. Economic Expansion Last?

Winter 2019/20 BEACONOMICS A forecast for the United States and California economies Looking back at the turmoil and off-putting theatrics that have characterized U.S. politics for much of 2019, one item that will not make the year’s ‘list of negatives’ … Continue reading

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THE FLU IS OFF TO AN EARLY START THIS YEAR. GET VACCINATED, HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE.

Physicians and public health officials are reminding the public to get vaccinated against this year’s flu. The warnings come amid widespread activity and 16 flu-related deaths in the state so far. Experts say this is the earliest flu season since … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to be a Leader? Be the Mayor of Bayville!

‌ Do you have what it takes to lead a growing city into the future? Play now to find out — Bayville needs you. MTC and ABAG are pleased to announce the launch of the Mayor of Bayville, our very first … Continue reading

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Christmas Is What You Make It

Excuse the Hobby Lobby ad but as we move into the Christmas Season it’s important to remember that giving a gift can be as simple as sharing a little of yourself.

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Sunday Reading – 12/08/19

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. Los Angeles Is Spending Over $1 Billion To House … Continue reading

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At Dawn They Slept – December 7th

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan…. No matter how long it may take us to overcome this … Continue reading

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Rainfall Totals in Oakley through November, 2019

From the unofficial Romick rain gauge

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Sunday Reading – 12/01/19

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. Black Friday Sees Fewer Shoppers in Stores as Spending … Continue reading

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