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Giving Group Homes a 21st Century Makeover

This article was originally published by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts, and was written by Teresa Wiltz. Back in the day, they called them orphanages, a place for kids who had nowhere else to go. Today, they’re … Continue reading

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Spare the Air Alert – Friday June 22 and Saturday June 23

A Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Friday June 22 and Saturday June 23 in the Bay Area. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy. High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for … Continue reading

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Economic Effects and Responses to Changes in Honey Bee Health

United States Department of Agriculture – March 2018 Peyton M. Ferrier, Randal R. Rucker, Walter N. Thurman, and Michael Burgett What Is the Issue? Since 2006, annual winter losses of managed honey bee colonies have averaged 28.7 percent, approximately double … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park District Launches New, Mobile-Friendly Website Design

In April, East Bay Regional Park District launched a new mobile-friendly website. Looking for information about program registration, campground amenities, the Park District board member in your area, or a list of visitor centers? All of that information, and much … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday U.S. Army – 2018

Today is the 243nd birthday of the United States Army When the American Revolution broke out, the rebellious colonies did not possess an army in the modern sense. Rather, the revolutionaries fielded an amateur force of colonial troops, cobbled together … Continue reading

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Election 2018 – results for Contra Costa County

Statewide Contests Governor (top two advance) 100% reporting Gavin Newsom (D): 33.3%* John Cox (R): 26.2%* Antonio Villaraigosa (D): 13.5% Travis Allen (R): 9.7% John Chiang (D): 9.0% Delaine Eastin (D): 2.9% Lt. Governor (top two advance) 100% reporting Eleni … Continue reading

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74th D-Day Anniversary: All Who Serve Are a Part of the Greatest Generation

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, France to fight Nazi Germany in World War II. Here are some facts about that invasion, forever known as D-Day. It was the largest amphibious invasion in history. The invasion’s code name … Continue reading

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