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California Final Grape Crush Report

From the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service The 2018 crush totaled 4,506,583 tons, up 6.2 percent from the 2017 crush of 4,241,945 tons. Red wine varieties accounted for the largest share of all grapes crushed, at 2,447,930 tons, up 8.8 … Continue reading

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After Samantha Josephson murder, safety tips for Uber and Lyft riders

BY JASON SILVERSTEIN UPDATED ON: APRIL 1, 2019 / 6:32 PM / CBS NEWS The death of University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson is a worst nightmare for any ride-share customer. Police say the 21-year-old student was murdered after apparently mistaking the … Continue reading

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Rainfall totals in Oakley through 03/31/19

https://www.usclimatedata.com/climate/oakley/california/united-states/usca2070

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The East Bay sees the largest net out-migration of residents

From MTC – Vital Signs 7,400 more residents moved from the East Bay to counties outside of the region than made the opposite move. Of those, over 4,000 moved to San Joaquin County. This suggests that the East Bay, once … Continue reading

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The East Bay Regional Park District – Dog Owners Reminded to Pick Up After Their Pets

The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest park district in the nation with 25 million visits annually and over 122,000 acres preserved for habitat and outdoor recreation. Over the next year the Park District will be providing information … Continue reading

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Public Tours of the former Concord Naval Weapons Station

The City of Concord will be hosting “first-come, first-served” public bus tours of the Base Reuse Project at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station on two Saturdays, April 6 and May 4. The two-hour tours will give the public a … Continue reading

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On This Day: Roosevelt Authorizes Internment of Japanese-Americans

Today marks the anniversary of the signing of executive order 9066, which authorized the “indefinite detention” of nearly 150,000 people on American soil. On February 19, 1942, just three months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt … Continue reading

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