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Dry Weather Harms California Farmers and Reinforces Need for Advocacy

April 8, 2021
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For Immediate Release – April 6, 2021 Contact: Linda Sadler, Farm Credit Alliance (775) 677-7876, sadlerass[email protected] Dry Weather Harms California Farmers and Reinforces Need for Advocacy Farm Credit has donated $100,000 to help the California Water Alliance work for solutions Barring an unlikely April miracle that brings heavy rains and snow to fill California reservoirs, farmers…

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Expert on Ag Water Cuts; Backlash from Foster Farms COVID-19 Outbreak; House & Senate Ag Committees

March 26, 2021
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With news this week of more cuts to water allocations for many California farmers, Sabrina Halvorson talks with the chairman of the California Water Alliance, William Bourdeau. We report on the California legislators speaking out about reports of health officials “tipping off” leaders at the Fresno County Foster Farms during the COVID-19 outbreak at the…

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Thursday, February 25, 2020

February 24, 2021
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11:00am – 2:00pm Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant 1.Welcome    a. Housekeeping      i.Review of Bylaws     ii.Review of tax filings & best practices 2. Board Member Development    a. Discussion of possible future Board Members 3. Fundraising    a. Aquatini Golf Tournament Summer 2021    b. Water Forum Fall 2021    c. Sponsorship opportunities 4. Discussion of 2021 campaign strategy    a.…

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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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