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Unbelievable b.s. coming from David Frum, a conservative senior editor at The Atlantic, charging that immigrants are responsible for California's water crisis. Population has grown by 10 mn ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 54 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 07:47 AM PDT with 70 Recommends
For this recipe, you will need 1 Pepe Romero 1 Neville Mariner 1 Chamber Orchestra of the Academy of St. Martin In the Fields (If Messrs. Romero and Mariner are otherwise engaged, or if you haven'...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 72 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 04:30 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
In their statements to the State Water Resources Control Board on May 20, Restore the Delta (RTD) and the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA) slammed the Brown administration ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 01:43 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
On April 1, when California Governor Brown issued mandatory water restrictions for urban users he warned that he might have to consider cuts to agriculture in the future as well. Well, that ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:27 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Yes, it's the waste water left over from fracking. The fracking liquid that contains chemicals we don't know about. This is the kind of idiocy posing as one solution to the California man-...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 120 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 04:41 PM PDT with 176 Recommends
While Paramount Farms and Westlands Water District continue to expand water-thirsty almond acreage during California's epic drought, Delta farmers this week stepped up to the plate and proposed a ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 08:27 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
One vintage bumper-sticker type slogan goes: "If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem." That came to mind when I was reading this NYT interactive article , "Your ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 06:23 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Nothing to see here! Larry Mantle, host of AirTalk on KPCC, had two high-profile guests on his show this week–NASA'...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 10:10 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Californians Against Fracking just issued the following press release on a letter signed by 100 California officials calling on Governor Jerry Brown to halt the environmentally-destructive practice ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 10:49 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Spot in my eye, rolling in black water, fumbling for an object in a dark house. What I've seen past the spot might be better. Worrisome blind blur allows no ease. Pry-bar touches ribs, dig your ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 05:28 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
California growers continue to expand their almond acreage in the state during the current drought while the Brown administration has mandated that urban families slash their water usage by 25 ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 03:35 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Continuing with the appropriations process, the House today voted on the appropriations bill for the Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy, and nuclear weapons programs. Here is what the ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Water schmater, who needs it?
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 09:57 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
In a moment of candor during a speech he gave at the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) conference in Sacramento on May 6, Governor Jerry Brown told critics of his plan to build the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Warning! Capitalist pig alert. The boss of Nestlé Waters has said the company wants to increase the amount of water it bottles in California despite a devastating drought across the state that ...
by Timaeus
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 09:33 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
VOX has put together a video stitching together years of satellite imagery around the globe, showing how humans have impacted the earth in a variety of ways. It is beautiful and disturbing and ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 09:59 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
A lot of things about Beverly Hills billionaire Stewart Resnick, owner of Paramount Farms, and his wife, Lynda, are well-known. Environmentalists have castigated the Resnicks, the largest orchard ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:55 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
A recent study published in the prestigious journal Science shows that the fragile ecosystems of the West have suffered extensive damage as a result of increased drilling for oil and gas. This ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:01 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Tribal water activists will present short films about threats to Northern California’s rivers from Jerry Brown’s drought plans at Arcata’s D Street Community Center on Friday, May 8, at 6:30 pm.
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 11:02 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
You have no one but you to blame if you cannot hear the sky. When the air is jelled and cloying, the phone book will not open. Soil packs too hard for fingernails, too soft for pails and shovels. ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends