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The chairs of the Board of Supervisors for Fresno, Madera, Stanislaus, Tulare, San Joaquin, Kings, Kern and Merced counties called on Newsom to shift gears on drought response.
April 20, 2021
The Stockton legislator penned a letter to Newsom adding to the dog pile, citing the benefits of declaring a drought emergency with the focus on long-term solutions.
April 19, 2021
If approved, the bill from Rep. Jim Costa (D–Fresno) will steer $653 million in Federal funds to restore the capacity of three canals in the Central Valley.
April 15, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom's sidestepping of a bureaucratic formality has caught the attention of California lawmakers in Washington.
April 15, 2021
When it comes to supplying California's water to those responsible for feeding the nation, every one has an opinon – and an expectation of three square meals per day.
April 13, 2021
Valley legislators are pressing Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency over California's on-going water crisis amid the onset of another drought.
April 7, 2021
Former California Gov. Jerry Brown and Driscoll’s CEO Miles Reiter have thrown their support behind the unions.
March 29, 2021
The Bureau announced that delivery of its initial allocation to westside farmers, made in late February, would be suspended until further notice.
March 24, 2021
Early indicators point to the United States Supreme Court siding with Fresno County farming titan Fowler Packing Company in a battle over property rights.
March 22, 2021
Welcome to dry California, a place where we have one full reservoir: a reservoir full of hyperbole, propaganda, and political theatre.
March 17, 2021