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Revive the San Joaquin

Revive the San Joaquin is hosting the San Joaquin River Faire at Lost Lake Park on Saturday, August 21. The event will have live music, food, fishing, canoeing, environmental education booths and [...] Continue Reading

Scrap the Water Bond

Whether you call it "the water bond" or Proposition 18, the California legislature should scrap this proposed bond measure currently slated for the November 2010 ballot-not postpone it to 2012. Passed [...] Continue Reading

A Major Pollutant Goes Unregulated

Nearly three decades ago, federal scientists discovered the cause of a massive die-off of fish and birds at the Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge in Merced County, 10 miles north of Los Banos. [...] Continue Reading

Whose Water? Our Water!

Water Management--or Mismanagement--in Canada and California They say water is the new oil-the likely cause of future wars, and some current wars as well. Everywhere in the world water is an issue one [...] Continue Reading

Progressive News Briefs

Video Surveillance Increases with no Accountability By: Mike Rhodes Mayor Ashley Swearengin announced on April 14 that the city has placed an additional 10 video surveillance cameras in downtown [...] Continue Reading