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

The War to Remotely Control Self-Driving Cars Heats Up

by Alex Davies in Wired Even in the middle of the day, the 50-mile trip from San Francisco to San Jose is a pain. Like a toddler, Bay Area driving toggles between slumber (rush-hour slogs) and frenzy (passing-happy speeding). It’s … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2019 in East Contra Costa @ Upper Sand Creek – Sat, Apr 20, 9 AM – 12 PM

Join the Earth Team interns, Supervisor Diane Burgis, the Contra Costa County Flood Control District, Contra Costa Resource Conservation District, and Friends of Marsh Creek as they celebrate Earth Day! Spend the morning in the beautiful Upper Sand Creek watershed, … Continue reading

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Collecting Stories of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

The Delta Protection Commission is currently collecting historical and cultural materials on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Selections and excerpts from these materials may be published in an anthology for high school and college readers as well as for those interested … Continue reading

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Solicitors, Peddlers and Vendors in Oakley – 2019

In the City’s municipal code, section 5.5.302 – 322, are the regulations pertaining to individuals who enter upon private property, particularly private residential property, for the purpose of peddling, soliciting or vending goods, wares, merchandise, food or services. “Peddler” means … Continue reading

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Free Wood Chips available Saturday

Oakley Residents Offered Free Wood Chips 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 … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 04/14/19

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. What the Science Says About Monsanto’s Beleaguered Weedkiller ‘Roundup’ … Continue reading

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City now accepting applications for Contra Costa Transportation Authority Citizen’s Advisory Committee

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) maintains a standing Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to provide citizen perspective, participation and involvement in the CCTA’s Transportation Expenditure Plan and Growth Management Program. To become a member of the CAC, you must reside … Continue reading

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