Monthly Archives: January 2020

Oakley breaks ground for Contra Costa Logistics Center

SFGATE – Logistics Center Breaks Ground, Anticipated To Be “Job Magnet” East Bay Times – Developer breaks ground on East Bay light industrial park East County Today – Oakley Officially Breaks Ground on New Logistics Center, Could Create 2,800 Jobs Antioch … Continue reading

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Americans Go to the Library More Than Anywhere Else

By Emma Coleman – Route Fifty Americans went to the library an average of 10.5 times in 2019, beating out trips to movie theaters, sporting events, national parks, museums and zoos. According to a new Gallup poll, libraries were almost twice as popular … Continue reading

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2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in more … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 01/26/20

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. How not to shake someone’s hand – Handshakes are … Continue reading

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Single Tunnel Scoping Meetings in February and March

With the Notice of Preparation for the Delta tunnel, a list of scoping meetings has been announced for public participation component as required by law for proposed new projects. We see these meetings as a mixed bag. It is essential for … Continue reading

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California Is 2020’s 4th Worst State to Drive in – WalletHub Study

Everyone hates being stuck in traffic. It makes you late, and causes many people’s tempers to flare up. But it’s also quite bad for your wallet – in fact, congestion cost U.S. drivers $87 billion in 2018, as well as an average … Continue reading

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Smoking Costs the Average California Smoker $1,915,089 Over a Lifetime – WalletHub Study

With the economic and societal costs of smoking totaling more than $300 billion a year and rising, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on The Real Cost of Smoking by State as well as accompanying videos. To encourage the estimated 34.2 … Continue reading

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