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Restroom for All?

Spotted at the new Burgerim in Pleasant Hill. The sign on the door says, “restroom for all”. Next to the door is a typical bathroom sign: “WOMEN”. Which one is correct?

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Alert – Potential Exposure to Measles at Chow in Lafayette and John Muir ER in Walnut Creek

From the Contra Costa Public Health Department:

Some Contra Costa residents and visitors may have been exposed to measles recently after a Contra Costa County resident visited several public venues while contagious.

“We have notified people in Contra Costa who were known to be in close contact to the case, but not every potential contact at a public venue can be identified. Anyone who visited the following locations during the indicated dates and times could have potentially been exposed to the measles virus and should check immunity status.” said Paul Leung, Communicable Disease Programs Chief with Contra Costa Public Health.

Aug. 11 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Emergency Department, 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek
Aug. 14 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Chow Restaurant, 53 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette
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Artist Call for Downtown Walnut Creek Art Project Due August 6th

Artist Call for Downtown Walnut Creek Art Project:

Walnut Creek Downtown’s 2018 Community Service Day project will coordinate community artwork featured on the downtown’s 40 Big Belly waste bins.

WCD will conduct a public artist call to gather artwork which will be displayed in frames (31 7/16” w x 45” h) attached to the sides of the Big Belly’s as well as the back of the paired units, if logical. Artists are encouraged to incorporate recycling messages into their colorful creations as the newest addition to the City’s public art program. The project will be funded by Contra Costa County’s Solid Waste Authority’s Recycle Smart program. Selected artists will be acknowledged by having their artwork displayed on WCD’s website.

The deadline to submit artwork is August 6th, 11:59 pm
Label each submission with artist name and title of work
Artists should upload their submission via Dropbox by emailing their Dropbox link to


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New Electronic Displays at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

Along with the new Apple store opening at Broadway Plaza tomorrow in downtown Walnut Creek are new electronic displays with advertisements on one side and a clickable store directory on the other. I wonder what operating system they’re running, not MacOS? Maybe Apple should start selling an embedded OS to compete with Linux… 😜