Good morning, it's Friday, Dec. 3.
Danger advisory at Lake Del Valle
Lake Del Valle in Alameda County has an ongoing danger advisory for algal blooms, according to the California Department of Water Resources. San Luis Reservoir in Merced County also has a danger advisory for algal blooms. Residents and recreational users are urged to stay away until the advisory is clear. Algal blooms can be seriously harmful to people and pets.
OUSD helps vaccinate kids in the county
In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, OUSD and its healthcare partners helped distribute more than 2,000 COVID-19 vaccinations. This effort put Alameda County in third place statewide for childhood vaccinations.
Contra Costa County Office of Education art and video contest
The Contra Costa County Office of Education is extending an invitation to participate in an art and video contest to all middle and high school students. The contest, called "Life's Too Good To Be Wasted," is in partnership with the National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse and Contra Costa County Meds Coalition. The deadline to apply for the contest is Dec. 31. For additional information, click here.
Contra Costa County looking for Information Systems Specialist
The Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development (DCD) is looking for Information Systems Specialists to fill a departmental vacancy. The permanent, full-time position starts with a salary of $64,584 and applicants must have at least two years experience performing information systems support.
Above are some of the most interesting and relevant municipal, legal and health-related updates from the two major East Bay Area counties.