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Rainfall Totals In Oakley for September 2022

Average precipitation in September 0.18″ Rainfall Totals in September 2022 0.79″ Accumulated Monthly Totals through September 2022 0.79″” Average annual precipitation 13.22 Percent of average YTD 395% Weather data – https://www.usclimatedata.com/climate/oakley/california/united-states/usca2070 A rainfall year season is defined as the 12-month … Continue reading

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5 things to teach your kids about social media

from Malwarebytes With children now back at school, it’s time to think about social media, and their use of it. Are they already firing out tweets, chatting in Discord channels, or even just looking to set up a Tik-Tok account? … Continue reading

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How to help your child manage their online reputation

from Malwarebytes Posted: September 14, 2022 by Jovi Umawing Whether your child has been socially active online for a while now or you just handed your young one their first ever smartphone, now is an excellent time to think about managing their online … Continue reading

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2022’s Best & Worst States for Teachers – WalletHub Study

With World Teachers’ Day around the corner but teachers making an average of $2,150 less per year than they did 10 years ago when adjusted for inflation, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park District – Its Calving Season

August to October is calving season in Regional Parks. Be mindful that human interaction can create danger to both calves and people. Here are some tips to keep calves and people safe.  • Admire calves from a distance. Do not … Continue reading

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2022’s Best & Worst Places to Retire – WalletHub Study

With fewer than 3 in 10 workers reporting that they are “very confident” they will have enough money for retirement, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst Places to Retire, as well as accompanying videos and expert … Continue reading

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How to set up an iPhone for your kids

from Malwarebytes After much hemming and hawing, you’ve finally given in and bought your child their first smartphone, which you plan to give to them before the school year starts. But before you give it to them, it’s worth sitting them … Continue reading

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511: Simple Alerts for Transportation Emergencies

As the Bay Area gets ready for wildfire season, MTC is already prepared. 511 is your go-to source for transportation emergency alerts and information about traffic, transit and other critical emergencies, including road closures due to wildfires. The 511 team … Continue reading

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2022’s Best Real-Estate Markets – WalletHub Study

With home values up around 21% in the past year and mortgage rates having almost doubled, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best Real-Estate Markets, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary. To determine the most attractive real-estate … Continue reading

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More Cooling Centers To Open In Contra Costa Amid Excessive Heat

from the Patch The Contra Costa County Library has 21 branches available as places to cool off: Antioch, Prewett in Antioch, Bay Point, Brentwood, Clayton, Danville, El Sobrante, Hercules, Lafayette, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, San Pablo, … Continue reading

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California First State in Nation to Allow Submetering of Electric Vehicles

The CPUC has made California the first state in the nation to allow electric vehicle (EV) owners to measure an EV’s energy use independently from the owner’s main utility meter through a technology known as submetering. This groundbreaking Decision will … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 3 – California Free Fishing Day

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feeling the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? Or having a salmon practically … Continue reading

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US theaters will sell $3 movie tickets on September 3rd

from Engadget For all the conveniences of streaming, there’s still something to be said about venturing out to see a film at a movie theater. Sure, there isn’t an endless amount of choice, and you can’t pause when something else … Continue reading

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How to secure a Windows PC for your kids

From Malwarebytes With the return to school it’s time to ready the things your kids will need to pass the next year with flying colors. Increasingly, that means computing devices, which means you’ll need to spend time thinking about the … Continue reading

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5 cybersecurity tips for students going back to school

from Malwarebytes The new school season is upon us. And while you are getting ready to go back to school, now is a good opportunity to check you are doing all you can to stay as safe as possible online. … Continue reading

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2022’s Best & Worst States to Have a Baby – WalletHub Study

With the average birth costing over $3,000 for mothers with insurance, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States to Have a Baby, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary. To determine the most ideal places … Continue reading

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Monkeypox – How it Spreads and Prevention

From the CDC How it Spreads Monkeypox spreads in a few ways. Monkeypox can spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact, including: Direct contact with monkeypox rash, scabs, or body fluids from a person with monkeypox. Touching objects, … Continue reading

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Solar Storm from Sun’s Atmospheric Hole Releases Geomagnetic Storm to Hit Earth on August 3

A solar storm from a hole in the atmosphere of the Sun released a geomagnetic storm which has been projected to hit Earth on Wednesday, August 3. The prediction is made by the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC), which is … Continue reading

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California releases monkeypox data for first time

from CalMatters Amid mounting concern over the spread of monkeypox and calls for California to declare a state of emergency, state health officials on Friday released the first public breakdown of the 786 reported probable and confirmed cases so far. Among the key … Continue reading

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NATURE BOWL 2022: Family Challenge!

Nature is calling all California families this summer to enjoy some outdoor fun—in your backyard, neighborhood and/or local nature area. Hosted by CDFW’s North Central Region, the Nature Bowl 2022: Family Challenge is a fun and educational way to explore … Continue reading

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