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Hitting snooze can actually confuse the brain into restarting the process of sleep

From Business Insider Steven Bender, The Conversation To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don’t prefer it. Most of us probably use the snooze function on our alarm clocks at some point in our lives. … Continue reading

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Rainfall Totals in Oakley through May 2019

From the unofficial Romick rain gauge

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Why it’s good to talk

From Magazine US With remote working on the rise, how do we ensure we’re communicating effectively with others, through good old-fashioned conversation? Alison Coleman reports Digital technology has transformed the way that we communicate at the expense of face-to-face communication. … Continue reading

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Tri Delta Transit – 2019 Summer Youth Pass

Unlimited Bus Rides June 1 to August 31, 2019 Ages 6–18 Only $35* The Summer Youth Pass is the perfect way for youth riders to get around Contra Costa County during the summer. Passholders can take unlimited rides on County … Continue reading

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To Tackle Complex Problems, Escape Your Coworkers

By Rich Barlow, Futurity APRIL 30, 2019 06:09 PM ET Teamwork is great, but only if we get a chance to step away and do our own thinking, say researchers. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds … Continue reading

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Google knows everywhere you go — here’s how to stop it from tracking you and delete the logs

From CNBC Todd Haselton@ROBOTODD Google knows a lot about you and, if you use Google Maps or other Google apps, it stores a copy of everywhere you go. I recently performed Google’s “Privacy Checkup” to learn a bit more about … Continue reading

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Trailer Budget Bill Proposes Statewide Tax on Drinking Water

The League of California Cities joins the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) and a large coalition of nearly 200 local water and public agencies to oppose the proposed water tax unless amended with an alternative funding source. The budget trailer … Continue reading

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