Monthly Archives: September 2008

Open Space an Important Factor in National Ranking

A recent story in the Contra Costa Times reported on US News and World Report ranking Walnut Creek as one of the best places to retire in the United States: A moderate climate combined with roughly 2,700 acres of open … Continue reading

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Support East Bay Regional Park District’s Measure WW

From Save Mount Diablo’s E-News: If you live in Alameda or Contra Costa County, the most important thing you can do to help our local environment this year: Vote Yes for Measure WW. Measure WW will not raise your taxes. … Continue reading

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Fall is Here!

According to the calendar and the morning news, fall arrived at 8:44 AM this morning when the sun’s path crossed the equator (the Autumnal Equinox). However, Claudia and I use a different metric based on observations of the natural world … Continue reading

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The New California Academy of Sciences Museum

Claudia and I were in line at 8:15 this morning for a member’s preview of the new California Academy of Sciences museum in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. The new museum is spectacular. The most exciting new exhibit is the … Continue reading

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Launching the Heinphoto Blog…

I am launching this blog to supplement my photo web site as a place to post photos, personal thoughts, and other content that doesn’t fit into my photo galleries.

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