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

Oakley’s Got Talent Auditions – Friday, April 5th at 5:30 p.m.

The City of Oakley Youth Advisory Council presents the Second Annual Oakley’s Got Talent Competition this May at the new Recreation Center at 1250 O’Hara Avenue. If you sing, dance, play an instrument, or have a special hidden talent then … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 03/10/19

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. Amazon’s joint healthcare organization is called ‘Haven’ – Last … Continue reading

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5 Ways Life Would Be Better If It Were Always Daylight Saving Time

By Steve Calandrillo, The Conversation   In my research on daylight saving time, I have found that Americans don’t like it when Congress messes with their clocks. In an effort to avoid the biannual clock switch in spring and fall, some well-intended critics … Continue reading

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Is This the End of Recycling?

By Alana Semuels, The Atlantic After decades of earnest public-information campaigns, Americans are finally recycling. Airports, malls, schools, and office buildings across the country have bins for plastic bottles and aluminum cans and newspapers. In some cities, you can be fined if inspectors discover that you … Continue reading

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March 15 – 17th Annual National March for Meals Campaign

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Kirker Pass Road Truck Lanes –Northbound

At their meeting on Tuesday, February 26, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors awarded a $14,153,763 contract to Granite Rock Company to construct the Kirker Pass Road Northbound Truck Climbing Lane project. Earlier in the month the Contra Costa … Continue reading

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Vendors Wanted for the Taste of Oakley

The City of Oakley will be hosting the 5th Annual Taste of Oakley on Saturday, May 11th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the NEW Oakley Recreation Center. We invite Oakley-based restaurants, caterers and grocers to participate in this popular event. The Taste … Continue reading

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