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2022’s Best States for Summer Road Trips – WalletHub Study

With nearly 80% of U.S. adults saying they will take some sort of road trip this summer, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips, along with accompanying videos and expert commentary. To … Continue reading

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Real hot weather – How to stay cool and sleep at night

Weather.com forecast Tuesday – forecast 104 record high 110 Wednesday – forecast 102 record high 114 Thursday – forecast 98 record high 117 Friday – forecast 97 record high 110 Saturday – forecast 96 record high 102 Creative Ways to … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect Tuesday, June 21, for the San Francisco Bay Area.

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect Tuesday, June 21, for the San Francisco Bay Area.  Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy. High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young children, … Continue reading

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Get ready for another gas tax increase

From CalMatters July 1 is shaping up to be a big day for California. That’s when the Golden State’s sky-high gas prices are set to tick up even more due to a scheduled increase to the excise tax rate, which will tack … Continue reading

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California Is 2022’s Most Fun State in America – WalletHub Study

With summer just around the corner and 86% of Americans planning to take a vacation, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Most Fun States in America, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary. To determine the states offering … Continue reading

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511 Contra Costa Summer Bike Challenge

511 Contra Costa is offering the 2022 Summer Bike Challenge in partnership with Contra Costa Transportation Authority and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. The Summer Bike Challenge will get you outside and on the move! How does it … Continue reading

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In the night sky for June

The ‘supermoon’ season of 2022 continues with the Full Strawberry Moon on June 14. June’s full moon is the second of four back-to-back “supermoons” and comes just a week before summer in the Northern Hemisphere Five planets will align in the … Continue reading

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Yolo Bypass Bat Talk and Walks

Multiple dates available – register early! The Yolo Bypass Bat Talk and Walks are back this summer! If you’ve never come out to see the spectacle of a quarter-million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from the shadows to hunt at dusk, … Continue reading

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Excessive Heat Watch – from Friday, June 10, 11:00 AM PDT to Friday, June 10, 10:00 PM PDT

What Hot conditions with daytime temperatures from 93 to 103. Overnight lows in the 60s in the valleys with 70s in the hills. Where Interior portions of the North Bay, East Bay, South Bay, Santa Cruz Mountains and interior Central … Continue reading

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June 11 & 12 2022, 6:30PM-8:00PM – Big Break Campfire: Under the Water

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Meals on Wheels Diablo Region – URGENT: Diaper Drive

The work of Meals on Wheels Diablo Region is more than a meal and that sometimes means helping the people we serve access personal care items. Right now, we have an urgent need for large and extra-large adult diapers, especially … Continue reading

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Track home prices in every Bay Area city and ZIP code

Using Zillow home values data, we are mapping Bay Area median house prices and charting changes in the housing market. See home prices near you by plugging in your address to the interactive map. For more info: here

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U.S. Armed Forces Day

Army Day, Navy Day and Air Force Day were combined in 1949 to be Armed Forces Day, celebrated the 3RD SATURDAY IN MAY. Army Day formerly was the date the US entered World War I, April 6, 1917. Navy Day … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Junior Recreation Leader Program

The Junior Recreation Leader program is a summer volunteer program designed for youth age 13-15. The work hours are generally Monday – Friday, between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center (1250 O’Hara Avenue) and camp is held … Continue reading

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California Is 2022’s 10th Worst State for Working Moms – WalletHub Study

With Mother’s Day tomorrow and 68% of women with children under age 18 having been in the labor force during 2021, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms, as well as accompanying … Continue reading

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“Your AppI‌e‌ ‌l‌D‌ ‌‌h‌‌a‌‌s‌‌ ‌‌b‌‌e‌‌e‌‌n‌‌ ‌‌l‌‌ocke‌‌d‌‌” spam email takes you on a website mystery tour

from Malwarebytes Spam which claims your account has been locked out and needs to be fixed are common. They drive people to phishing campaigns on a daily basis. The mail below follows the same pattern with one key difference. It … Continue reading

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California Is 2022’s 5th Greenest State – WalletHub Study

With Earth Day around the corner and the U.S. having experienced $343 billion in damage from natural disasters during 2021, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Greenest States, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary. In order to … Continue reading

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Volunteer for the Delta Protection Advisory Committee

The Delta Protection Commission is advised by a Delta Protection Advisory Committee (DPAC), a 15 member volunteer body consisting of representatives of diverse interests within the Delta. Members are appointed by the Commission to a 3-year term and may be re-appointed. … 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 1, 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 reason … Continue reading

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Easter Survey Key Stats form WalletHub

People plan to spend more this year. 45% of Americans are planning to spend more on Easter this year than in 2021.  More people plan to celebrate in person this year. Americans are 15% more likely to celebrate Easter with … Continue reading

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