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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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Recycling – The Crisis After China’s ‘No’

By Eric Rostoniv  in Bloomberg Updated on ‎June‎ ‎11‎, ‎2018‎ ‎12‎:‎36‎ ‎AM‎ ‎PDT   Is recycling worth it? When it took off four decades ago, recycling was seen as one of the environmental movement’s great successes. It morphed into a … Continue reading

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Gov. Newsom Seeks to Scale Back Bullet Train, Delta Tunnels Projects

Posted by Chris Jennewein on February 12, 2019 in Politics in The Times of San Diego  Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday called for scaling back California’s two largest public works projects — the bullet train and delta water tunnels. In his … Continue reading

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Heart Health

KP Cardiologist, Peter Miles, MD, shares, “There’s a myth that heart disease is a ‘man’s disease,’ but statistics tell a different story. The American Heart Association reports heart disease and stroke kill approximately ONE woman every 80 SECONDS.” Usually, when … Continue reading

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Rainfall totals in Oakley through 01/31/19

From the Romick rain gauge

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The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.

complied by Fox and Hounds “All we say to America is, ‘Be true to what you said on paper.’ If I lived in China or even Russia, or any totalitarian country, maybe I could understand the denial of certain basic … Continue reading

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Blue Monday

While Blue Monday isn’t officially a holiday — typically the third Monday of the new year — it does have the dubious distinction of being named one of the most depressing days of the year. So, if you wake up … Continue reading

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