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Thursday, February 25, 2020

February 24, 2021
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Thursday, February 25, 2020 11:00am – 2:00pm Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant Welcome Housekeeping Carlson & Associates engagement letter Review of Bylaws Review of tax filings & best practices Board Member Development Discussion of possible future Board Members Fundraising Aquatini Golf Tournament Summer 2021 Water Forum Fall 2021 Sponsorship opportunities Discussion of 2021 campaign strategy…

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Opinion: Open the Economy. It’s Almost Too Late.

February 10, 2021
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Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent decision to lift the regional stay-at-home order that kept many Californians home and businesses shuttered was a welcome relief. However, more needs to be done for small businesses, many of which are hanging on by a thread. See Complete Article

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Hetch Hetchy Water & Power plans five-year $140M Mountain Tunnel project

February 10, 2021
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The City and County of San Francisco and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are planning a five-year $140 million project beginning next year to repair, rehabilitate and upgrade the 19-mile-long Mountain Tunnel, a key component of the Hetch Hetchy Water System that takes water from Tuolumne County and sends it to San Francisco See…

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The Western View: Cap and Trade Your Cover Crop?

February 10, 2021
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The winds of change certainly have blown strong from Washington, and they are at gale force in the farming industry. President Biden eliminated the Covid relief funding which benefited some growers. But the big news is, he wants to use that money to get growers to idle 50 million acres and plant cover crops. He…

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Water Infrastructure Letter Sent to President Biden

February 10, 2021
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A national coalition of more than 200 agricultural organizations and urban and rural water districts urged President-elect Joe Biden and congressional leadership this week to address aging Western water infrastructure in any potential infrastructure or economic recovery package. Read Full Article  

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