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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

Congratulations, as of today you’ve officially earned enough money to pay off your taxes this year

For many years the Tax Foundation has performed a fairly complex set of calculations to find a simple and sobering result: the calendar date that American taxpayers finally pay off their total annual toll to the government — that is, … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 04/23/17

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. The Science Behind Your Cheap Wine – We live … Continue reading

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California Invasive Species Action Week Youth Art contest – Deadline: Friday, May 5

WHAT: California Invasive Species Action Week Youth Art contest All types of media are welcome and encouraged: drawings, paintings, animations, comic strips, videos, public service announcements – send it all! WHO: Grades 2 – 4, 5 – 8, 9 – … Continue reading

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KQED Announces Results of Spectrum Auction

KQED is in the unusual position of holding three FCC television broadcast licenses comprising 18 megahertz of overlapping spectrum in the Bay Area, broadcasting from towers in San Francisco, San Jose and Salinas. This extensive coverage made sense earlier in … Continue reading

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EasyMile – The First, Last, and Toughest Mile in Transportation

EasyMile Shuttles are poised to become the first publicly-accessible shared autonomous vehicle technology for Mobility-on-Demand (MOD) operating in the United States. The EasyMile electric shuttles will solve first-and-last mile commuting challenges by connecting residents to transit at a low cost … Continue reading

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Marsh Creek Restoration Area at Creekside Park Receives Some Renovations After Winter Storms

City workers and contractors are performing clean up, the installation of new plants and trees, and general maintenance of the Marsh Creek Restoration area at Creekside Park. The January and February Winter rain and wind storms damaged and destroyed some … Continue reading

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Scam of the Week: It’s Not a WhatsApp Voice Mail!

You probably know that the Eastern European cyber mafia does their beta testing in the U.K., before they “export” their criminal campaigns to America. Here is a heads-up of a social engineering phish that was spotted in Ireland, and that … Continue reading

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