Monthly Archives: May 2012

BUILD IT, THEN SEE IF IT WORKS – HUH?

Gov. Brown Plans to Ram Peripheral Canal through, Ignore Science in Most Expensive Public Works Project Would be Salmon Death Knell, Cost Consumers Billions in Water Rate Hikes SACRAMENTO – Restore the Delta and an array of consumer and environmental … Continue reading

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Final draft of the Delta Plan released to the public

The final staff draft of the Delta Plan has been released to the public. It will be presented to the Delta Stewardship Council at a meeting on Thursday, May 24, in West Sacramento. This is the sixth in a series … Continue reading

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Solar Eclispe

The eclipse made landfall in North America in the early evening on Sunday starting at 6:26 p.m. PT. What it left were some unusual shadows on the back wall and the garage door.

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Who’s on that Fire Engine?

Recently there have been editorials, letters to the editor and blog posting against Measure S. One of the arguments against Measure S is that the fire district is too top heavy. A claim, much like the rest, that is not … Continue reading

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Another View: Westlands’ farm practices harm Delta

Special to The Bee Published Saturday, May. 12, 2012 Deirdre Des Jardins, a researcher with California Water Research Associates, and Jane Wagner-Tyack, a policy analyst with Restore the Delta, are responding to the May 8 Viewpoints column, “Legislation would restore … Continue reading

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Mosquito Control Matters Video

Without mosquito control, the quality of life in California would be greatly reduced. This video beautifully illustrates the reasons why. See the wave of West Nile virus from New York to California in just five short years. Emerging diseases are … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Dark Cloud Over Antioch

Tuesday afternoon’s fire at Blue Star Tires, located at 2665 Antioch Pittsburg Highway, covered northwest Antioch with a plume of black smoke. The first engine arrived on the scene and discovered that the closest hydrant was over 1600 feet away, … Continue reading

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