Author Archives: Kevin

About Kevin

Mayor - City of Oakley, Data Center Manager of Mainframe Operations and Optimization – USS-POSCO INDUSTRIES, Co-Founder and Board Member - Friends of Oakley A Community Foundation, Advisory Board – Opportunity Junction, Commissioner - Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Board Member - Tri Delta Transit and Transplan

Magnitude 3.1 earthquake strikes near Oakley, CA

From SFGate The United States Geological Survey reports a preliminary magnitude 3.4 earthquake struck near Oakley, CA on Friday. The quake hit at 12:41 AM local time at a depth of 13 kilometers. There was no initial word on damage … Continue reading

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Oakley Residents Offered Free Wood Chips – Saturday, June 23, 2018 ‐ 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Need some wood chips/mulch for your landscaping? The City of Oakley and Diablo Water District have teamed with West Coast Arborists, Inc. (WCA) to offer free wood chips to spread as mulch around trees and shrubs. The wood chips are … Continue reading

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Giving Group Homes a 21st Century Makeover

This article was originally published by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts, and was written by Teresa Wiltz. Back in the day, they called them orphanages, a place for kids who had nowhere else to go. Today, they’re … Continue reading

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Spare the Air Alert – Friday June 22 and Saturday June 23

A Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Friday June 22 and Saturday June 23 in the Bay Area. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy. High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 Begins Today

Summer is here, with the Sun into Cancer and the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. When the Sun is at its most northerly point, hovering over the Tropic of Cancer, that’s known as the summer solstice. … Continue reading

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Economic Effects and Responses to Changes in Honey Bee Health

United States Department of Agriculture – March 2018 Peyton M. Ferrier, Randal R. Rucker, Walter N. Thurman, and Michael Burgett What Is the Issue? Since 2006, annual winter losses of managed honey bee colonies have averaged 28.7 percent, approximately double … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park District Launches New, Mobile-Friendly Website Design

In April, East Bay Regional Park District launched a new mobile-friendly website. Looking for information about program registration, campground amenities, the Park District board member in your area, or a list of visitor centers? All of that information, and much … Continue reading

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