State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) has been a champion in the fight to protect the Delta. She fought even harder in recent weeks to assure that the Delta would receive proper protections in the new water bond. Yet, environmentalists still don’t feel it was enough.
The Delta has become a prime location for massive marijuana grows in recent years.
Earlier this year in May on Grand Island, four arrests were made on charges of marijuana cultivation, pollution crimes and illegal diversion of Delta water. The raid seized 9,000 plants and over 2,500 pounds of trash and hundreds of pounds
Flag flown over nation’s capitol to honor Tussy’s 68th anniversary
When Hank and Judy Tussy won a silent auction at the Rio Vista Aloha For CARE event held at Robin’s Nest in early August, they had no idea how much $350 would go toward not only Rio Vista CARE – but also to their own pleasant surprise.
On August 31, it was the Tussy’s 68th wedding anniversary, as the couple has
Barrigan-Parrilla speaks out against water bond, i.e. Prop 1
While legislators throughout the Delta have lauded the new $7.5 water bond simply known as Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, environmental groups are not buying into the hype.
Restore the Delta Executive Director Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla came to speak
Congressman John Garamendi came to the CalFire Station in Davis on Saturday looking to turn up the heat on some of his colleagues.
“The bipartisan Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2014,” read Garamendi’s press release “is a bill that has 60 Republican and 71 Democratic cosponsors and calls for a $2.7 billion fund each year for seven years to be set aside as a cash reserve that
State Librarian comes to Solano County, highlights adult illiteracy
The numbers are staggering.
One-quarter of the world’s population is illiterate. 36 million Americans’ reading level never advances beyond the fourth grade. 4.5 million Californians struggle to read so much as a children’s book. And the effects extend well beyond just