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Category: Volume 2 – Number 1

EDITORIAL: BEDEVILED BY CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, DARLENE GEE SHOULD RESIGN FROM THE ORINDA CITY COUNCIL

EDITORIAL: BEDEVILED BY CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, DARLENE GEE SHOULD RESIGN FROM THE ORINDA CITY COUNCIL

Orinda’s voters must have elected officials who are free of conflicts of interest, especially any financial conflicts of interest. Sadly, Orinda City Council Member Darlene Gee has serious conflicts of interest that disqualify her from sitting on the city council. In view of these conflicts of interest, Ms. Gee should resign her seat on the city council immediately. During her 2016 campaign for a city-council seat, Ms. Gee, a vice president of the HNTB Corporation, an engineering firm, has taken…

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WINE IN LAMORINDA?

WINE IN LAMORINDA?

Bill English is a great wine maker.  As a member of the nationally renowned Contra Costa Wine Group, his entries in the group’s annual professional-tasting competition have consistently won gold medals.  He has also received awards from Wine Maker Magazine and the State Fair.  This expertise has been gained with over 40 years experience, which began in the 1970’s when English, an Orinda resident, first learned the trade.  He purchased equipment from the iconic Wine and the People store in…

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BLOODY BROKE ON $200,000 A YEAR IN ORINDA

BLOODY BROKE ON $200,000 A YEAR IN ORINDA

Jack Green, a mythical resident of Orinda California, earns $200,000 a year.  Yet, he’s broke. Orinda is a very pleasant suburb 15 miles east of San Francisco.  In Orinda, the schools are excellent, crime is low, and the neighbors are friendly. But Jack is broke.  He cannot save any money. How can someone earning $200,000 a year, about three times what the average American earns, and be broke? In Orinda, the median household income was $165,000 a year in 2013,…

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BELLY FAT AND MOVEMENT

BELLY FAT AND MOVEMENT

Today, unlike any time in U.S. history, body fat is accumulating pointedly in the belly.  In addition to calorie restriction, what practice is required to decrease belly fat?  Move about. Losing the unwanted pounds gained during the holidays is a struggle for everyone. Keeping it off is even more difficult.  What’s the best way to maintain a lower weight, once achieved?  Move about. Scientist study the brain, searching for ways to keep it vital over the extra decades we now…

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