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Pipe Bomb Found in Rodeo Park

Thursday, August 11, 2016

A bomb squad safely disposed of a homemade pipe bomb that a visitor found Tuesday afternoon in a shoreline park in the unincorporated Contra Costa County community of Rodeo, officials with East Bay Regional Park District said Thursday. The visitor discovered the bomb at about 2 p.m. partly buried…

Districts Protect Our Community’s Health

Thursday, August 11, 2016

With summer in full swing, and the threat of the Zika virus arrival in California, mosquitoes and vector-borne illnesses are taking center stage The “Districts Protect our Community’s Health” video is our next installment in our Districts Make the Difference campaign video series and it…

Kids Learn About Conservation, Creativity and Crawdads at Bothe Nature Camp

Thursday, August 11, 2016

All eyes were on the wriggling crawdad that Zoe Alfaro just plucked out of the shallows of Ritchie Creek. It was so big that it kept threatening to climb out of the strainer she’d used to pick it up. Reactions from the other kids ranged from “Eww!” to “Awesome!” to “People really eat those?” The…

District Daily Press

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, West Nile virus activity continues to accelerate in Orange County. Cachagua Fire Protection District fights the Soberanes Fire that has ravaged 40,700 acres and destroyed 57 homes and 11 outbuildings. In a scathing report, the Tulare…