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

Scam of the Week: Massive DocuSign Phishing Attacks

DocuSign has admitted they were the victim of a data breach that has led to massive phishing attacks which used exfiltrated DocuSign information. Ouch. So here is your Scam of the Week. They discovered the data breach when on May … Continue reading

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Who is Responsible for Providing Fire Services to East County Residents?

I’ve recently read and heard comments regarding the relationship between cities and fire districts. These comments have been something to the effect that cities “have a statutory responsibility to provide for fire protection”. I appreciate this opportunity to explain how, … Continue reading

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Spare the Air alert issued for Monday, May 22

A. Spare the Air Alert is in effect for, Monday May 22, for the San Francisco Bay Area. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy. High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – May 21, 2017

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 Research Finds the One Commandment Almost All Americans … Continue reading

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Message from Oakley Chief of Police Chris Thorsen Regarding Fireworks

As I write this, we are approximately two months from the July 4th celebration. Each year, in all communities, the holiday is used as a justification for the discharge of illegal fireworks. Each year, the Oakley Police Department receives hundreds, … Continue reading

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Rethinking Transportation 2020-2030

Executive Summary We are on the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. By 2030, within 10 years of regulatory approval of autonomous vehicles (AVs), 95% of U.S. passenger miles traveled will be … Continue reading

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May 19, 7pm – Children’s Spring Concert

Join us for a free performance by the Oakley Elementary School District Choir on Friday, May 19th in the amphitheater at Civic Center Plaza, 3231 Main Street. Choir Director Shannon Page leads the children in a fun and lively program … Continue reading

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