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The Blue Muse
Random with a side of controversial

Nov 17, 2014
Random with a side of controversial

Religion. Politics. Suicide. Feminism. Funeral plans. Ferguson.When I read the NaBloPoMo writing prompt this morning which asked about the most controversial posts I've ever written, I thought: Nah, I don't really do controversial. I write ab...

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The State Hornet
Sac State seeks water policy experts

Oct 22, 2014

A recent initiative created by the administration of Academic Affairs focuses on hiring new professors with an expertise in water policy and several water-related fields including hydrogeology and water resources engineering.

Davis Vanguard
BREAKING: Ratepayers to Save $51.5 Million with Low Interest Loan Approval

Oct 21, 2014

The City of Davis announced that that the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) authorized a $95.5 Million State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan for Davis’ and UC Davis’ shares of the regional water project. “Tens of millions in low interest financing are headed to Yolo County, thanks in large part to the efforts of...

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The State Hornet
A thirst quenched, a penny saved

Sep 30, 2014

The hydration stations on campus that refill containers for free have saved about 300,000 water bottles since additional locations were installed last year.

Placer County Online
Rocklin’s Sierra College expected to decrease annual water use by 30 percent

Sep 29, 2014

Conversion of sports fields to drought-resistant turf realizes big gains  In recent years, Colin Irwin, deputy director of plant operations at Sierra College, and his department colleagues have been aggressively implementing water saving measures.  While the Sierra Joint Community College District Rocklin’s holdings consist of slightly more than 300 acres, the 50-building central campus...

Placer County Online
Rocklin’s Sierra College expected to decrease annual water use by 30 percent

Conversion of sports fields to drought-resistant turf realizes big gains  In recent years, Colin Irwin, deputy director of plant operations at Sierra College, and his department colleagues have been aggressively implementing water saving measures.  While the Sierra Joint Community College District Rocklin’s holdings consist of slightly more than 300 acres, the 50-building central campus...

Davis Vanguard
Mayor’s Corner: Mayor Reiterates Opposition to MRAP

Sep 29, 2014
Mayor’s Corner: Mayor Reiterates Opposition to MRAP

by Dan Wolk This is the second installment of the “Mayor’s Corner,” a monthly column intended to provide an update of what’s happening at the City Council and introduce any new policy initiatives. And even if our town muckraker, Bob Dunning, poked fun at my first effort (my favorite line: “Quick, honey, grab the...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Council Removes Thorny Issues, Focus Shifts to Big Three

Sep 5, 2014
Commentary: Council Removes Thorny Issues, Focus Shifts to Big Three

Give new Mayor Dan Wolk credit here, he has done a good job in his disjointed first month on the job (disjointed because of the calendar) of clearing out some thorny issues. He stepped up in July to put forward water rates that could actually gain enough community consensus to put the issue to...

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Davis Vanguard
What We Can Learn From the City Survey Results

Sep 2, 2014
What We Can Learn From the City Survey Results

The city has finally released the telephone survey results from Godbe Research which was conducted from June 11 to June 16, 2014. Godbe surveyed 504 Davis registered voters during their 20 minute survey conducted in consultation with City staff. Much has been made out of the polling on the parcel taxes, which continues to...

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Davis Vanguard
City to Call For 30 Percent Water Conservation Measures

Aug 29, 2014
City to Call For 30 Percent Water Conservation Measures

In the City Newsletter that was emailed to the public on Thursday, the city reports, “The Governor and State Water Resources Control Board enacted emergency regulations to promote further water conservation. The regulations require urban water agencies activate their Water Shortage Contingency Plans. In Davis, this would represent a Stage 3 water shortage emergency...

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