CONTRA COSTA BEE http://contracostabee.com Contra Costa News, Events, Forums, and Social Network Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:53:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Employers Math Guide to minimum wage hike in California http://contracostabee.com/minimum-wage-hike-in-california-guide/ http://contracostabee.com/minimum-wage-hike-in-california-guide/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:53:38 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46929 Employers Math Guide to minimum wage hike in California by Richard Colman originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

The consequences of a minimum wage hike that is too high could be that a boss with 3 employees, might give more money to 2 of his employees and fire the 3rd

Employers Math Guide to minimum wage hike in California by Richard Colman originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

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SB 350 — battle rages over proposed 50-percent fuel cuts in California http://contracostabee.com/sb-350-to-cuts-fuel-by-50-percent/ http://contracostabee.com/sb-350-to-cuts-fuel-by-50-percent/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:16:58 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46888 SB 350 — battle rages over proposed 50-percent fuel cuts in California by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

SB 350 calls for mandatory cuts to fuel in California by as much as 50 percent. The unelected California Air Resources Board without stringent direction will be able to change prices, restrict supply, and penalize drivers for using too much fuel.

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New HUD directives threaten local control of development http://contracostabee.com/new-hud-directives-threaten-local-control/ http://contracostabee.com/new-hud-directives-threaten-local-control/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:13:42 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46816 New HUD directives threaten local control of development by Richard Eber originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

New HUD directives, designed to teach suburbia a lesson, will direct local planning and oversight in communities to mitigate supposed disparate impacts of suburbs on urban poor.

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Antioch wins Contra Costa Mayors 7th Annual Healthy Cook-off http://contracostabee.com/healthy-cook-off-contra-costa/ http://contracostabee.com/healthy-cook-off-contra-costa/#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:54:29 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46856 Antioch wins Contra Costa Mayors 7th Annual Healthy Cook-off by Richard Eber originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

The Contra Costa Mayors Healthy Cook-Off included Mayors of six cities, teamed with a local restaurant, competed in an Iron Chef style contest. Each contestant was given a Chicken plus a bag of groceries with which to prepare 14 plates to be judged by a local celebrity panel.

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Pulse of Concord Spring 2015 survey results http://contracostabee.com/pulse-of-concord-survey-results-spring-2015/ http://contracostabee.com/pulse-of-concord-survey-results-spring-2015/#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:18:47 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46835 Pulse of Concord Spring 2015 survey results by Edi Birsan originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

Pulse of Concord Spring 2015 survey results including preferences regarding curb-side addresses, city ombudsman, special election turnout, driverless cars

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San Francisco Mayor threatens UCSF Hospital at Mission Bay — play ball for Warriors or else! http://contracostabee.com/sf-mayor-threatens-ucsf-hospital-at-mission-bay/ http://contracostabee.com/sf-mayor-threatens-ucsf-hospital-at-mission-bay/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:39:05 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46843 San Francisco Mayor threatens UCSF Hospital at Mission Bay — play ball for Warriors or else! by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee threatens UCSF Hospital at Mission Bay with economic sanctions if it does not play ball for the Warriors and support the last minute arena project that will cause massive traffic gridlock and block access to emergency room

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Rent contrl in Richmond: Council votes to raise rents on poor http://contracostabee.com/rent-control-in-richmond/ http://contracostabee.com/rent-control-in-richmond/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:35:27 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46802 Rent contrl in Richmond: Council votes to raise rents on poor by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

Unfortunately for its poor, rent control in Richmond is guaranteed to cause rents to rise despite the good intentions of the City Council and advocates

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Interview: New Orinda City Council member Darlene Gee http://contracostabee.com/orinda-council-member-darlene-gee/ http://contracostabee.com/orinda-council-member-darlene-gee/#respond Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:57:25 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46786 Interview: New Orinda City Council member Darlene Gee by Richard Colman originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

Selected as the newest Orinda City Council, Council member Darlene Gee, pledges to be "open-minded" on issues of real-estate development and to help fix Orinda's deteriorating roads.

Interview: New Orinda City Council member Darlene Gee by Richard Colman originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

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Richmond to hold Rosie the Riveter Guiness Record Challenge, Aug 15 http://contracostabee.com/rosie-the-riveter-guiness-record-challenge/ http://contracostabee.com/rosie-the-riveter-guiness-record-challenge/#respond Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:46:24 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46685 Richmond to hold Rosie the Riveter Guiness Record Challenge, Aug 15 by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

The National Park Service and the Rosie the Riveter Memorial site in Marina Park, Richmond California will attempt a new Guiness World Record for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Rosie the Riveter, August 15, 2015

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Gavin Newsom preps wardrobe for 2018 California Governor race http://contracostabee.com/gavin-newsom-2018-campaign/ http://contracostabee.com/gavin-newsom-2018-campaign/#comments Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:37:32 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46760 Gavin Newsom preps wardrobe for 2018 California Governor race by Richard Eber originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

Gavin Newsom PC positions lack any plan to balance the state budget or deal with out of control public employee pension costs. Reduce taxes? Dream on!

Gavin Newsom preps wardrobe for 2018 California Governor race by Richard Eber originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

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