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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Wednesday, September 7

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Wednesday, September 7, 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, seniors and those with respiratory … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect through Tue. Sept. 6, for the San Francisco Bay Area.

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Tuesday, September 6. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy.?High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young children, seniors and those with respiratory and heart conditions.   Exhaust … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect through Mon. Sept. 5, for the San Francisco Bay Area.

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Monday, September 5. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy.?High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young children, seniors and those with respiratory and heart conditions.   Exhaust … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Saturday, September 3, for the San Francisco Bay Area

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Saturday, September 3, 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, seniors and those with respiratory … Continue reading

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California will spend big bucks on beavers to try to boost their numbers and reap some of the benefits—including slowing wildfire—these ecosystem engineers can provide.

After years of advocacy by beaver “believers,” the state has allocated funding for a beaver restoration program. The $1.67 million in license plate funds for fiscal year 2022-23 and $1.44 million the following year represents a new way of thinking … Continue reading

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World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day is observed each year on 20 August. It was on this day in 1897 that a British doctor, Sir Ronald Ross, discovered the link between mosquitoes, malaria and humans. He found out that the malaria parasite is … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect Tuesday, August 16, for the San Francisco Bay Area.

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect Tuesday, August 16, for the San Francisco Bay Area.  Wildfire smoke combined with hot temperatures and vehicle exhaust are expected to cause unhealthy levels of smog, or ozone, in the #BayArea. Smoke … Continue reading

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2022 Estuary Blueprint

The San Francisco Estuary Partnership is proud to share with you the 2022 Estuary Blueprint! The Estuary Blueprint is a collaborative and consensus-driven five-year roadmap to achieving a healthy, resilient San Francisco Estuary. This updated plan identifies the top actions needed for: … Continue reading

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Lectures on the Delta’s History at Los Medanos College – Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

The Los Medanos College’s Lifelong Learning Center offers lectures for adults seeking personal growth and enrichment. Learn about the Delta’s rich heritage and history through a series of lectures by Carol Jensen, Delta historian and member of the National Heritage Area Advisory … Continue reading

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Free Bus Passes for Contra Costa Students

What is Pass2Class? Pass2Class offers free bus passes to Contra Costa students at the beginning of the school year to encourage the use of bus transportation to and from school. Pass2Class reduces traffic congestion and air pollution by reducing the … Continue reading

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Sunday, July 17, 2022 – National Ice Cream Day – Where to Get Free Ice Cream

National Ice Cream Day, the annual holiday that celebrates the popular frozen dessert, is celebrated every year on the third Sunday in July. This year, the annual food holiday falls on Sunday, July 18. As with similar food holidays, as … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the biggest ‘supermoon’ of the year on July 13

The second of two consecutive “supermoons” will be glowing brightly in the night sky this week, as the full “buck moon” of July 2022 rises and gives sky watchers a special summer treat. On Wednesday (July 13) at 2 a.m. PST (09:00 GMT), … Continue reading

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Register Your Oakley Neighborhood for National Night Out!

The City of Oakley is taking part in National Night Out 2022. This year’s event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 2nd from 5 PM – 9 PM. Neighborhoods in Oakley are invited to participate with other neighborhoods across the country … Continue reading

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Oakley Community Clean Up July 23rd

Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery and the City of Oakley are proud partners of this FREE residential drop-off event. RSVPs are required, so reserve your time slot by visiting http://www.mdrr.com/oakleycc2022.  Below are additional event details: Saturday, July 23rd from 8 AM … Continue reading

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July 9 & 10, 2022, 6:30PM-8:00PM – Big Break Campfire: Solar System

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Americans Are Smart? Independence Day American Revolution Trivia

America celebrates its 246th anniversary of the Founding. The first shots of the American Revolution fired at the battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19th, 1775, were to repulse the confiscation of militia firearms — in other words, to disarm the … Continue reading

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Con Fire Announces County-Wide Illegal Fireworks Reporting Hotline

New Phone Line Connects Residents with Local Law Enforcement Non-Emergency Lines to Report Illegal Fireworks Use Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) today announced the availability of a toll-free hotline for use by residents to immediately reach their … Continue reading

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Oakley Grocery Outlet’s “Independence from Hunger” Campaign begins Wednesday June 29 – Sunday July 31.

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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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