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The 2018 Geminids Peak This Week: Here’s When To Watch The Best Meteor Shower Of The Year

Posted in the Inquisitr The best meteor shower of the entire year is just around the corner. And, judging by this year’s predictions, it seems like the Geminids will be putting on quite an amazing star show in 2018. Although … Continue reading

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Bay Area Cities Permitted More Housing in 2017, Acute Shortfall of Affordable Housing Still Exists

From Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) New data on housing reveals Bay Area cities and counties permitted 27,103 new housing units in 2017, more than either 2016 (20,868) or 2015 (20,495); but only 18 percent of these units were … Continue reading

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Now visible: Comet as big as the full moon

From Watts Up With That? Hyperactive comet 46P/Wirtanen is approaching Earth for one of the closest Earth-comet encounters of the Space Age. Observers report that the comet’s gaseous green atmosphere now covers a patch of sky as large as the full … Continue reading

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Toxic Mushroom Warning

          Each year, mushrooms come out after the first fall rains, which we had November 20. Mushrooms can look beautiful – but some of them contain dangerous toxins. The Death Cap (Amanita phalloides) and Western Destroying … Continue reading

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Homeless Point in Time Count Volunteer opportunity

We’re gearing up for our annual homeless Point in Time Count for late January and we are seeking volunteers to help us  conduct this very important project!  Each year in late January, Contra Costa’s homeless Continuum of  Care (CoC), conducts a federally … Continue reading

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At Dawn They Slept – December 7th

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan…. No matter how long it may take us to overcome this … Continue reading

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CPUC to Hold State’s First Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in conjunction with other state entities and private partners, will host the state’s first convening of thought leaders and practitioners from state and local governments, academia, and the technology industry to discuss the challenges … Continue reading

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