Monthly Archives: February 2020

Leap Day

Nearly every four years, we add an extra day to the calendar in the form of February 29, also known as Leap Day. Put simply, these additional 24 hours are built into the calendar to ensure that it stays in … Continue reading

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Battling online coronavirus scams with facts

Posted: February 10, 2020 by David Ruiz at Malwarebytes Panic and confusion about the recent coronavirus outbreak spurred threat actors to launch several malware campaigns across the world, relying on a tried-and-true method to infect people’s machines: fear. Cybercriminals targeted users in Japan … Continue reading

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Its only February and the Yellowjackets are back

Act Now to Reduce the Risk of Yellowjackets They live right under our feet and when we least expect it, they bite and sting repeatedly. It’s only February 2020, but they are already back. So far this year, the Contra Costa … Continue reading

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The Shop Oakley Coupon Books are Here!

The 2020 Shop Oakley coupon booklet is here! This booklet is FREE to consumers and contains valuable coupons to more than 30 businesses in Oakley. There is something for everyone including discounts for restaurants, health & beauty, pet services, dental … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading -02/23/20

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. California Is 2020’s 4th Most Sinful State – WalletHub … Continue reading

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Update – Dutch Slough Restoration Project

The Dutch Slough Project is located on the west Delta, within the city Oakley at the northern end of Sellars Ave. It contains three parcels, Emerson, Gilbert and Burroughs. The Dutch Slough project will be the Delta’s largest restored fresh … Continue reading

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Free Tri Delta Bus Passes for East County Students! Application period: March 2-31, 2020

Spring 2020: East Contra Costa SchoolPool Available March 2-31, 2020 (Tri Delta Transit Only. Antioch, Bay Point, Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, Knightsen, Oakley and Pittsburg ) 511 Contra Costa encourages students to use public transportation to get to school. Middle … Continue reading

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Washing your car at home is not environmentally friendly

Have you ever thought about the environmental impact of washing your car at home? That simple weekend routine that most of us do on a sunny afternoon could actually be harmful to the environment. Under the Clean Water Act, all … Continue reading

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Drop Off Your Primary Ballot at City Hall

Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming Tuesday, March 3rd Presidential Primary Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Office and City Clerks countywide provide convenient Vote By Mail drop off locations, prior to and on … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 02/16/20

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. This App Automatically Cancels and Sues Robocallers – DoNotPay, the … Continue reading

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What should the East Bay Regional Park District name Concord’s new regional park?

A new regional park is coming to approximately 2,500 acres of the former Concord Naval Weapons Station. After many years of planning, the U.S. Navy began conveyance of the parks portion of the property to the East Bay Regional Park … Continue reading

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CPUC proposes additional Public Safety Power Shut-offs guidelines for utilities and orders PG&E to resume and augment corrective action reports

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in ongoing actions to help utilities prepare for and minimize the impacts of Public Safety Power Shut-offs (PSPS), today issued for public comment a series of proposed additional guidelines that utilities would be required … Continue reading

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SR-84 Real McCoy Ferry Out of Service

The Real McCoy continues to be out of service and is scheduled to return late February. The J-Mack Ferry is available for service and provides rides to East Ryer Island from Grand Island by crossing Steamboat Slough. For the latest information, call … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 02/09/20

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. New High of 90% of Americans Satisfied With Personal … Continue reading

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BART schedule change begins February 10, 2020

BART will adjust train schedules on February 10, 2020 to improve service. The new schedule impacts all lines to some degree, especially first and last trips of the day. Some lines will see service start earlier and some will start … Continue reading

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2020 Census – Count yourself in the right place.

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The 2020 Census and Confidentiality

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2020 Census FAQ

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What Is a Caucus?

From 24/7 Wall St by John Harrington January 27, 2020 The first major event of the 2020 presidential election season, the Iowa Caucuses, will take place on Feb. 3. Over the following months until the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in mid-summer, the other states … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 02/02/2020

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 Bad Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Get? Here Are … Continue reading

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