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NID Outlines Plans for Getting Through Drought

May 24, 2015

GRASS VALLEY, CA, May 22, 2015 - In a community forum on Thursday (May 21), leaders of the Nevada Irrigation District outlined plans to ensure adequate supplies of water to district customers as the region endures a fourth year of drought.

More than 100 people attended the NID Community Drought Briefing at the Grass Valley...

Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: Reminded Once Again of the Difficulties Prosecuting Rape

May 24, 2015
Sunday Commentary: Reminded Once Again of the Difficulties Prosecuting Rape

This week a UC Davis sexual assault trial came to an end without a resolution. The jury hung 8-4 for acquittal and while there has been no announcement about whether to retry the case, I would have to think that given the jury split and the trauma to the alleged victim, it would be...

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Davis Vanguard
Are We Out of the Woods on the City Fiscal Crisis?

May 24, 2015
Are We Out of the Woods on the City Fiscal Crisis?

It is hard to imagine that a little over a year ago, the city council and city manager were concerned enough about the current year budget and the five year forecast that they put an immediate half-cent sales tax on the budget to close another $5 million hole. If anything, the five year projections...

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Davis Vanguard
Are We Doubling Down on Economic Development?

May 24, 2015
Are We Doubling Down on Economic Development?

One of the most frequently asked questions we get both private and publicly is what is happening with the economic development in the city of Davis and most specifically, where does the new city manager stand with respect to it. A month ago, former City Manager John Meyer’s report discussed not only the importance...

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YubaNet.com
Warmer, with showers and thunderstorms – mainly in the mountains

May 23, 2015
Warmer, with showers and thunderstorms – mainly in the mountains

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Festival Encourges Sacramento Resident to Ride Their Bikes

May 23, 2015
VIDEO: Festival Encourges Sacramento Resident to Ride Their Bikes

On Thursday May 14th the May Is Bike Month program put on an event at the State Capital that featured bicycle education, quick bike fixes and free stuff.

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Elk Grove News
Protesters Converge on Nestlé Bottling Plants in Sacramento and LA

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May 23, 2015
Protesters Converge on Nestlé Bottling Plants in Sacramento and LA


By Dan Bacher | May 23, 2015 |

The outrage over the bottling of California water by Nestlé, Walmart and other big corporations during a record drought has become viral on social media and national and international media websites over the past couple of months.
On May 20, people from across...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Scoop: NC Forward — a new strategy to promote Nevada City’s economic vitality

Scoop: NC Forward — a new strategy to promote Nevada City’s economic vitality

At its City Council meeting on May 27, the City of Nevada City will introduce and discuss “NC Forward,” a new 5-point plan to promote Nevada City’s economic vitality. The Council will be asked to either approve implementation of the … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
My View: Fiscal Situation Not on the Backs of the Progressives

May 23, 2015
My View: Fiscal Situation Not on the Backs of the Progressives

While it has been an easy mark to tag the demise of the Innovation Parks and perhaps the imperiled Economic Development program on the backs of the progressive movement in Davis and in particular, the rise of Measure J – I believe this is an incomplete reading both of what is going on currently...

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AccessLocal.TV
Every bite of food we chew has a story

Every bite of food we chew has a story

Recently, The Food Literacy Center, based in Sacramento, provided its students with a delicious “Rainbow Soup” much to the delight of all who consumed it. The center works with low income elementary children to teach them about nutrition and cooking. They ensure the children learn ways to eat healthy while focusing on improving the environment,...

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