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New tax refund scam: You end up with the money and then the thieves move in

from the Kansas City Star In the latest tax scam, crooks are depositing falsely claimed tax refunds into taxpayers’ own bank accounts, according to an alert from the Internal Revenue Service. It’s a “new twist” on an old scam and … Continue reading

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News from Meals On Wheels – Intergenerational Program

MOWSOS’ Friendly Visitors program is expanding to include an innovative and exciting Intergenerational Program. Throughout the years, Friendly Visitors volunteers have asked to bring their kids along during visits. Now, through additional funding from the County we are able to … Continue reading

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New Traffic Signal at Byron Highway and Camino Diablo Intersection

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will activate the new traffic signal at Byron Highway and Camino Diablo Intersection starting Thursday, February 22, 2018. All lanes across Camino Diablo will be open to traffic. Message boards in the area will … Continue reading

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USDA-NASS releases preliminary grape crush report

From the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service: The 2017 crush totaled 4,233,288 tons, up less than half of a percent from the 2016 crush of 4,217,154 tons. Red wine varieties accounted for the largest share of all grapes crushed, at … Continue reading

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Alert for Rio Vista Bridge Project

Overnight lane closures on the State Highway 12 Rio Vista Bridge in the Delta are scheduled to begin on Thursday, Feb. 15. Motorists should allow additional travel time in the area as crews begin work on a $37.1 million painting … Continue reading

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY – State Route 160-Antioch Bridge – February 14 starting at 7:00 PM through 5:00 AM on Thursday, February 15

State Route 160-Antioch Bridge One-Way Traffic Controls-Paving Operation Expect Nighttime Delays Wednesday February 14, 2018 CONTRA COSTA AND SACRAMENTO COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform paving operations on the bridge deck of the Antioch Bridge on … Continue reading

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Valentine’s: Much More Than a Hallmark Holiday

by Elizabeth M. Economou From long-stemmed roses and fancy perfume to baseballs with playful hearts stitched in red, U.S. consumers are expected to plunk down $137 on average for gifts this Valentine’s Day, according to a survey by the National … Continue reading

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