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Why Easter Is Called Easter, and Other Little-Known Facts About the Holiday

By Brent Landau April 13, 2017 Today Christians are celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration changes from year to year. The reason for this variation is … Continue reading

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Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Scavenger Hunt – March 20 to April 11, 2021

Spring is a wonderful time to get outdoors and explore your local wetlands. The Yolo Basin Foundation is hosting a family fun scavenger hunt! Find your way around the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area using the provided Scavenger Hunt Map, labeled … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 11th at 6:00 p.m. – Attend a Virtual Meeting on Public Safety Cameras

The Oakley Police Department invites all neighborhood residents, property managers and business owners to join our Community Safety virtual event, hosted with Flock Safety, to discuss new crime prevention technology. The Flock Safety license plate reading camera reduces crime and … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish – 2020

In the past on this post I’ve presented a list of insanely cool Christmas gifts. This year I’ll try a different approach, listing a few gifts that we all have internally. Patience, Compassion, Faith, and Resilience I wish for you … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving – 2020

In January 1941, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had just been re-elected for a third term. After nearly 10 years of double-digit unemployment and economic stagnation, the Great Depression was abating. War had engulfed Europe, and before year’s end the United States … Continue reading

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Veterans Day – 2020

Today marks the 102st Veterans Day, when we pause at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in honor of all American veterans. Our national Veterans Day observance originated as Armistice Day, marking the end of World War … Continue reading

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September 17th is the 233rd observance of the adoption of our Constitution

September 17th is the 233rd observance of the adoption of our Republic’s founding contract — that date in 1787 when our Constitution was signed by by 38 of 41 delegates present at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. As dictated by … Continue reading

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