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KQED Announces Results of Spectrum Auction

KQED is in the unusual position of holding three FCC television broadcast licenses comprising 18 megahertz of overlapping spectrum in the Bay Area, broadcasting from towers in San Francisco, San Jose and Salinas. This extensive coverage made sense earlier in … Continue reading

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Scam of the Week: It’s Not a WhatsApp Voice Mail!

You probably know that the Eastern European cyber mafia does their beta testing in the U.K., before they “export” their criminal campaigns to America. Here is a heads-up of a social engineering phish that was spotted in Ireland, and that … Continue reading

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TOWN HALL: Community Choice Energy in Contra Costa County

Next month, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will decide whether to join a Community Choice Energy program like Marin Clean Energy (MCE) or East Bay Community Energy (EBCE). This decision would affect county residents in unincorporated areas and … Continue reading

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

By Brent Landau April 13, 2017 This Sunday, April 16, Christians will be 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 Conversation … Continue reading

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April 19 – Big Asteroid Is Heading Close to Earth

From VOA News Science & Health by – Walter Wisniewski A relatively large asteroid will cross Earth’s orbit around the sun this month. Astrophysicists and astronomers say there is no chance of a collision, but it will be the closest … Continue reading

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Should You Get the Guacamole on Your Burrito? A Price Analysis of Your Favorite Foods

The restaurant business is notoriously tough, and owners have a myriad of costs ranging from health permits to commercial rent. On average, 30% of a restaurants revenues go to labor costs, 30% goes to general overhead, and 30-33% is spent … Continue reading

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Summary of SB1 – The Road Repair Bill

The California State Legislature last night passed SB 1 (Beall) and the companion revenue protections act, ACA 5. SB 1 enacts a number of new taxes and fees to generate revenue for transportation projects. SB 1 is the largest infusion … Continue reading

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