Saturday, October 24, 2015

Contra Costa sprawl choking county budget. #autosprawlsubsidy

ContraCostaTimes: "The board's unanimous action came as a relief to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, which has been working for more than a year on a half-percent sales tax measure that would generate $2.3 billion over 25 years for road and transit projects."

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The drought is so bad in one California town that restaurants can’t wash dishes

Washington Post: "The emergency protocols bar restaurants from washing their dishes, force them to cut down on laundering napkins and tablecloths and require that water only be served to customers who ask for it. In addition, residents aren’t allowed to water their yards, wash their cars or wash any paved surfaces or buildings with city water."