Measure C in Napa

Napa’s Measure C appears to be narrowly defeated

Napa’s Measure C narrowly defeated As the final mail in ballots are being counted, Measure C appears to be narrowly defeated. The wine industry did their best to spread falsehoods to defeat the measure. Funding for the no on C was triple the funding for the yes on C folks. Your fabrications, fear and moneyed interests are …

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A County Divided

A County Divided  Napa’s Measure C Ahead By a Hair By Jonah Raskin Patricia Damery grows grapes and lavender in Napa County. A supporter of Measure C—that called for woodland and watershed protections on hillsides—she showed up at the raucous victory celebration June 5 at St. Helena’s Native Sons Hall, founded in 1915. Damery, her …

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Napa Sunset

UPDATE on Measure C: leading by 40 votes and too close to call. Gratitude to all the hard work the Measure C people did to protect their community. Measure C may win in Napa, vote is close! ““We’re nearly at the point where advocating for clean water for everyone is beginning to look revolutionary,” Ellsworth …

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Napa Sunset…… In book three of his trilogy, James Conaway writes of Napa’s decline

“Geoff Ellsworth was a willing and a candid source. A St. Helena council member, artist and supporter of Measure C, Ellsworth has lived in Napa County for 50 years. For decades, he watched the slow, steady chipping away of the forests, the privatization of watersheds and the spread of roads, vineyards, wineries, tasting rooms, event …

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Yes on Napa County Measure C, protect the watershed

  . The health of our watershed is key to our water supply. With the valley floor being essentially planted out in wine grapes, developers are clear-cutting oak trees on the hillsides that surround the valley, in the areas zoned AW – Agricultural Watershed. Deforestation of watershed oak woodlands and around streams and wetlands increases …

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