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Rotary Report: IF THERE’S ANY DOUBT — CALL 911!!!

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Gazette If someone around you shows signs of a heart attack or stroke, don’t wait for a moment, call 911. Right now. Immediately. Time is of the essence. Clot busters have improved enormously in recent years. These are administered in the hospital. Thus, it’s important to get to a […]

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Rotary Report: MCE: Marin Community Choice

Rotary Report: MCE: Marin Community Choice

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – MCE is coming to Martinez. Our City Council has voted that we’ll be part of Marin Clean Energy. They provide clean electricity. Bills from the City already contain inserts explaining how it works. Marcela Vazquez explained the system to Martinez Rotary. You can opt out, but Marcela thinks staying in is best. […]

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Rotary Report: Martinez Library

Rotary Report: Martinez Library

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

By PAUL CRAIG Martinez Gazette Contributor MARTINEZ, Calif. – Jessica Lilja is the Acting Community Library Manager in Martinez. She’s only been in her job for a few months, but is learning the ropes quickly. Jessica gave an impressive report to Rotary. There’s lots going on! Lots of books are being ordered. And used. Fiction is […]

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Rotary Report: Chancellor CC College District President Fred Wood

Rotary Report: Chancellor CC College District President Fred Wood

| March 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

By PAUL CRAIG Martinez Gazette Contributor MARTINEZ, Calif. – Dr. Fred Wood became the eighth permanent Chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District in January 2017. The District serves over 51,000 students (~25,000 full time equivalent) at three colleges (Contra Costa College (CCC), Diablo Valley College (DVC) and Los Medanos College (LMC) and two centers […]

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Rotary Report: Colombia River – Captured

Rotary Report: Colombia River – Captured

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Colombia River and its tributaries passes through some 400 dams as it wends its way from Canada to the Pacific Ocean. “Taming” the Colombia has been a monumental project which has been going on for many decades. According to Rotary Speaker Eileen Delehanty Pearkes, the taming process has lots of downsides. […]

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