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Water Shortage 01/23/2014

Bob Petersen

Why is it that, given the lack of rain, those in charge are talking about all the things that citizens can do to save water ? I would like an explanation of why all the reservoirs in the area are empty. These lakes were semi full to full at the end of the summer in 2013.< more

County’s Pick & Choose Encroachment Enforcement Laws 10/06/2013

Donald E Mason

I’m a 90 year old USMC WWII 100% disabled purple heart w/ a bronze star veteran who owns a cabin that I built with my brother back in 1965. I have a steep asphalt driveway that is being destroyed by … more

Government Shut Down 10/01/2013

Eleanor Wittrup

As I understand it, in order to pass (or repeal) a law in the U.S.A. you have to pass it by majority vote in the House AND the Senate and then the President has to sign the bill into law. … more

Recent Blogs

Agriculture and CA’s Water Woes 04/13/2015

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Agriculture becoming the whipping boy for CA’s water woes… Recent press demonizes agriculture as some kind of nefarious creature, skulking around in the middle of the night stealing water that rightfully belongs to someone else. It just ain’t so. more

Re: New Melones Water 04/08/2015

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Several weeks ago, with your participation, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, National Marine Fisheries Service, and Oakdale and South San Joaquin Irrigation Districts reached an agreement on 2015 water operations. more

Feeding the Hungry and Homeless in Tuolumne County 03/30/2015

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Last fall, the Sonora Area Foundation convened at our office a series of four conversations regarding feeding the hungry and homeless in Tuolumne County. The conversations grew from questions raised by the Foundation Board of Directors about our grant making for feeding the hungry, and whether there was a way for our grant making to be more effective and efficient. more

Raising Taxes is Not Reform 03/25/2015

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Tax reform is needed in California. Under the current structure, personal income taxes account for 66 percent of the state’s annual tax revenue. This means that when the economy is booming, there is a lot of money coming into the state’s coffers. However, in bad years when Californians are making less money, revenue drops sharply. more

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