On days I ride BART in the evening I take note of all the bikes locked up inside the station but accessible by anyone with a ticket and wonder, are these bikes safe even with U-locks and heavy duty chains? Apparently they can be cut through within a minute or so with hydraulic cutter. Would you lock your bike at a BART station all day? Do the BikeLink lockers work better? Have you ever had your bike stolen from a BART station?
It’s been over ten years since the last time I bought a car and I’ve been told it’s time to buy a new or fairly new one and it should be a Honda or Toyota. How often do you buy a car? New or Used? Domestic or foreign? Do you stick with the same make and model or like to change it up?
At the beginning of the year I asked about what your new year’s resolutions were. Well, another year has gone by; were you able to fulfill them? What did you accomplish that you’re especially proud of?
Christmas and Hanukkah are fast approaching and the wet weather isn’t dampening people’s spirit as they go about their lives getting ready for the holidays. What is your favorite part of Christmas and the holidays this season? Spending time with family? Food and a cozy environment? Presents?
I know that organic produce tends to be smaller but these apples I spotted at Whole Foods the other day are ridiculously small! They are like over-sized cherries! Can you imagine eating one like a regular-sized apple? Just the thought makes me snicker! Anyway, in my family we eat Fuji apples. I’ve tried buying other varieties but they always tell me to go back to the Fuji. What is your favorite apple variety?
Although I have been using Apple AirPods from the beginning, my family has been requesting headphones so we checked out various Sony headphones (expiring points) at BestBuy in Pleasant Hill and thought they were quite amazing especially with the noise cancelling feature. It looks like the new AirPods Pro also offers noise cancelling but I don’t know if that justifies the $249 price tag. Do you prefer headphones or ear buds? Wireless or wired? What is your favorite brand/model?
Unbelievably, PG&E is planning to turn off power again, this time over the weekend in some areas of Contra Costa county. Did you get an email about a shutdown in your area? Are you planning on doing anything to prepare?
Weather conditions, including potential fire risk, have been forecast that may impact electric service to portions of our service area. If a decision is made to turn off power, we expect to start turning off power for safety as outlined below. If you live in these communities, PG&E will attempt to contact you via telephone, text and email.
Please check back for the latest information as the area and number of customers impacted are updated as weather conditions change.
Outages (weather event plus restoration time) could last longer than 48 hours. For planning purposes, PG&E suggests customers prepare for outages that could last several days.