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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

Health Advisory & Spare the Air Alert Lifted 10/19/2017

Today, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is lifting the Health Advisory & Spare the Air Alert due to significantly improved air quality conditions from favorable wind patterns and increased fire containment. However, unhealthy air quality will still be … Continue reading

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BART – Taking Aim at Noise Pollution

Last year in August, BART announced a design breakthrough hailed as music to our riders’ ears: a small change in the way train wheels contact the rails that our engineers hoped would make a big difference toward reducing noise. By … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Air District has issued a Health Advisory and Spare the Air Alert for Thursday, October 19.

Air quality in the Bay Area continues to be very unhealthy, especially in the fire-impacted counties of Napa, Sonoma and Solano. Due to active wildfires and changing wind patterns, air quality will be unpredictable and could impact the Bay Area. … Continue reading

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KRACK Attack Puts Wi-Fi Connections at Risk

A serious new vulnerability called KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attacks) was announced recently, likely impacting anyone who uses Wi-Fi. All Wi-Fi connection points and devices could be vulnerable—your local coffee shop, home, or workplace connection. KRACK can allow attackers access to … Continue reading

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State’s Own Evidence Shows Tunnels Project Will Harm Fish

First published in ND Water Deeply The Brown administration is denying scientific evidence when it comes to the impact that the proposed delta tunnels project would have on endangered species and fisheries, says scientist Jonathan Rosenfield of The Bay Institute. … Continue reading

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Santa Clara Water REJECTS Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels

Santa Clara Valley Water District rejects Jerry Brown’s twin Delta tunnels plan – San Jose Mercury News In a landmark move closely watched across California, Silicon Valley’s largest water agency on Tuesday voted not to participate in Gov. Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Air District has issued a Smoke Advisory and Spare the Air Alert for Tuesday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 18.

Air quality in the Bay Area continues to be very unhealthy, especially in the fire-impacted counties of Napa, Sonoma and Solano. Due to active wildfires and changing wind patterns, air quality will be unpredictable and could impact the Bay Area. … Continue reading

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