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Spare the Air Alert for Friday, August , 16

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Friday, August 16 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 … Continue reading

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Interactive Story Map Highlights Park District History – 85 Years of East Bay Regional Parks

The founding and history of the East Bay Regional Park District is an inspirational story, starting in the late 1920s when thousands of acres of pristine watershed land suddenly became available for purchase. Farsighted civic leaders had a vision: to … Continue reading

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Park District’s Prepare & Protect Wildfire Protection Newsletter Offers Tips on Fire Safety

The East Bay Regional Park District plays a major role in fire prevention and protection of park visitors, staff, and natural and cultural resources. While our efforts to reduce the risk of severe wildfires and prepare for wildfires are extensive, … Continue reading

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A Plan for Contra Costa’s Future

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) is putting together a plan for the next thirty years of transportation in our county, and we want to know what’s important to you! Please take our survey, join a telephone town hall, or share your … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28

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 from vehicles on Bay Area roads accounts for more … Continue reading

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M 2.0 – 13km SW of Byron, CA

Magnitude 2.0 Date-Time 25 Jul 2019 17:24:08 UTC 25 Jul 2019 10:24:08 near epicenter 25 Jul 2019 09:24:08 standard time in your timezone Location 37.802N 121.759W Depth 8 km Distances 12.9 km (8.0 mi) SW of Byron, California 13.4 km … Continue reading

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The North American Monsoon and California summer weather

Monsoons; defined as a seasonal wind that shifts direction from season to season and often brings abundant rain and thunderstorms during one time of the year and hot, dry weather at other times. Monsoons happen in several locations around the … Continue reading

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