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California rice’s priorities - water, regulations, politics Commented on: 1 week ago (April 26, 2016)

"The last two years of the four-year California drought has impacted the rice industry the worst." So rice acreage is down 20+%. Compare that to hundreds of farmers south of the delta who were...

Dam Train initiative halted at departure Commented on: 2 weeks ago (April 18, 2016)

I doubt that much of the recently approved money for water storage will end up being used for its intended purpose, based upon what has happened so far. The devil is always in the details, and...

Water decision another nail in agriculture's coffin Commented on: 3 weeks ago (April 11, 2016)

Don't expect any help from your local senators. Feinstein's water bill contained a "poison pill" that will ensure it never passes, just as she intended. That poison pill is the elimination of...

Commentary: Climate change impact on Yolo County crops Commented on: 4 weeks ago (April 5, 2016)

I suggest that the one most important issue in the change in crops grown in Yolo and other counties is crop values in domestic and international markets. Farmers did not plant trees and vines...

Could Sites be California's next big reservoir? Commented on: 5 weeks ago (March 31, 2016)

It is very refreshing to hear of responsible people who are willing to put the greater good ahead of personal interests. Thank you for all you have done so far.

Feinstein calls for increased pumping during storms Commented on: 7 weeks ago (March 16, 2016)

Nice timing Mrs. Feinstein. Typical fake caring liberal response now that most of the rainy season has passed. She can now say "hey I was on your side", after it is too late. Where is her...

Rain barrels solution to California’s water crisis? Commented on: 11 weeks ago (February 16, 2016)

I think the "God help us" line is from the movie Patton. In Monterey County, tertiated treated recycled water variously blended with well water has been used on thousands of acres of vegetable...

Commentary: Farmers watch California ALRB agency crumble Commented on: 17 weeks ago (January 7, 2016)

After the demise of the USSR, when the West gained access to secret communist government documents, one of the things discovered was substantial and ongoing secret and illegal money contributions...

California earns poor grades for water management Commented on: 18 weeks ago (December 28, 2015)

Since when has the NRDC ever provided accurate unbiased information or inclusive opinions any subject? Why would anyone give them credit? Note their comment"...if we are to continue to support...

DWR inks agreement for its largest solar energy project Commented on: 20 weeks ago (December 17, 2015)

What a waste of public and private money purely for political reasons

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