Monthly Archives: December 2021

Delta Flood Ready website

There are over 1,100 miles of levees protecting 700,000 acres of lowland in the California Delta, and no matter how well built the levee, no levee is flood-proof.  Know as much as you can about the threat of flood – … Continue reading

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BART offers extended service for New Year’s Eve

For New Year’s Eve BART will run standard Friday service but with an extended closing time to help people celebrate the arrival of 2022 as well as to support workers who are relying on BART to get to and from their … Continue reading

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BART’s top 21 accomplishments in 2021

2021 was the first full year we spent living in the midst of the pandemic. Despite the challenges, we accomplished many things to help serve the Bay Area. Improvements to the Rider Experience: We returned to near pre-pandemic levels of service and … Continue reading

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770 new laws are coming to California. Here are some highlights –

Bacon Ban WHAT THE LAW DOES Proposition 12 — the Farm Animal Confinement Proposition — was overwhelmingly passed by voters back in 2018. Beginning in 2022, pork producers will have to abide by Proposition 12, a California farm animal cruelty law passed … Continue reading

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Year In Review: Our Top 10 Stories of 2021

From California City News California saw its own share of special craziness. 2021 was a banner year for recall elections across the state. Sadly, we saw the passing of a number of elected officials too. As always, the best part … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 12/26/2021

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 redistricting stumbles toward finish line – It’s crunch … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish – 2021

Christmas gifts that we can give year-round. Patience, Compassion, Faith, and Resilience I wish for you a Christmas with the patience to endure the hardships placed on us by government decree; with loved ones that we have been pent up … 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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5 Steps to Take Now to Prevent Mice at Your Holiday Celebration

Mice can spread bacteria and viruses in their droppings and nesting material. They’ve also been associated with asthma. Mice have difficulty maintaining body warmth, so they are attracted to the warmth, food and shelter that can be found in your … Continue reading

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Mayo Clinic: Heartburn from holiday feasts can be easily prevented

From UPI Like Mr. Grinch, heartburn can crush your holiday, but there are easy ways to prevent it. “Heartburn is caused by acidic stomach content moving into the esophagus, or gullet, which is much less resistant to acid,” said Dr. … Continue reading

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Traffic Advisory – Delta Ferries – Modified Schedule

Delta Ferries operating on reduced schedule due to staff shortagestarting Dec. 24, 2021; Motorists are encouraged to use State Route84 Miner’s Slough Bridge The State Route 84 (SR-84) Real McCoy Ferry and State Route 220 J-Mack Ferry will be on … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 12/19/2021

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. Will new bacon law begin? California grocers seek delay … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Strategic Planning Survey

It’s time to develop the City of Oakley’s next Strategic Plan and you can help! Since the City was incorporated, Oakley has used the strategic plans process to outline goals that lead to actions. We are in the early stages … Continue reading

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Celebrate Small Businesses in Isleton this Holiday Season – Saturday, December 18

Saturday, December 18, 20212:00 PM to 6:00 PMMain Street, Isleton 40 Main St. Art Gallery is hosting this Saturday’s event. Restaurants, drinking establishments, vintage shops, Isleton Museum, and the Chamber of Commerce will be open. Local businesses will offer great gifts, and there … Continue reading

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More Housing Required

Since 1969, the State of California has required each local government to plan for its share of the state’s housing needs for people of all income levels. Through the Regional Housing Needs Allocation RHNA) process, every local jurisdiction is assigned … Continue reading

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Please don’t buy this! 3 gift card scams to watch out for this holiday season

From Malwarebytes Posted: November 23, 2021 by Pieter ArntzLast updated: December 2, 2021 With the holiday season around the corner, we thought it was a good time to look at the dangers that come with gift cards. Gift cards can be an easy win … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 12/12/2021

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. Crime poses political conundrum – Attorney General Rob Bonta the … Continue reading

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2021’s States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & Fraud – WalletHub Study

With businesses such as Facebook, T-Mobile and Volkswagen experiencing data breaches this year and the number of breaches already higher than in 2020, the free credit-monitoring website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & … Continue reading

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The connection between birds and cattle — a video from the National Audubon Society

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BART invites the community to provide input on the redistricting of its nine BART Districts on December 15

BART Invites The Community To Provide Input  On The Redistricting Of Its Nine BART Districts on December 15 BART election districts are redrawn every 10 years following the U.S. Census. The primary purpose of redistricting is to ensure population equality among … Continue reading

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