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Jim Woods SB 901 and PD endorsement

Note: PD is also endorsing Prop 3 water bond, one of the very few in the state supporting Prop 3 boondoggle on taxpayers which will short change education, health and more. PD Staff I was not surprised, but was disappointed,…

 

Prop. 3 promises more California water projects.

Prop. 3 promises more California water projects. Too bad so many are the wrong projects By The Sacramento Bee Editorial Board September 24, 2018 05:00 AM The Friant-Kern Canal is sinking as part of the San Joaquin Valley floor collapse because…

 

Chronicle recommends: No on state Prop. 3

Chronicle recommends: No on state Prop. 3 Chronicle editorial board Sep. 10, 2018 Updated: Sep. 10, 2018 1:52 p.m.         California voters may be wondering why they are looking at an $8.9 billion water bond on the Nov. 6 ballot. They may…

 

Pork would rain from water bond

PD supporting this because of wine industry over pumping here? This bill make taxpayers subsidize water over use by big ag. “The Fresno Bee and Santa Rosa Press Democrat are the only major newspapers with a “thumbs up” on Proposition 3, with the latter acknowledging that…

 

No on Prop 3

Prop 3 would: ● Shifting the cost for water from the end users to California taxpayers; ● Reducing state money available for other critical state programs like education, affordable housing, and healthcare; ● Failing to provide for adequate project oversight…

 

Still time to stop AB 901, bad forestry bill

From Coast Action Group: Email Gov Brown at: https://govapps.gov.ca.gov/gov39mail/ Dear Governor Brown I write you in opposition of SB 901.  I realize that there are wildfire issues that need  to be addressed. I write you as a forestland manager (advisory)…

 

Dutra faces New Set Back

“In the Bay Area, 90 percent of the wetlands have been destroyed by development,” said David Keller, founder of the Petaluma River Council and a longtime opponent of the Dutra project. “The health of the bay, the health of our…

 

Pesticide Near School Poses Potential Health Risks

Pesticide Near School Poses Potential Health Risks By Megan Kaun and Nichole Warwick As our children return to school, beauty surrounds many Sonoma County campuses, with bucolic hillsides and sprawling farmland. Yet, unseen toxicity lies within and around these rural…