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Bad Government policy causes lack of water in California

Bad Government policy causes lack of water in California

Stop corporations from wasting precious water

Stop corporations from wasting precious water

      By Naomi Fisher Californians, we have to accept the fact that Southern California is primarily a semi-arid climate. Right now, that climate is in a disastrous drought. As many of you know, the first four basic needs to survive on this earth are: #1 Air, #2 Water, #3 Food, #4 Shelter. Presently, […]

Oxnard: More water crisis response

Oxnard: More water crisis response

By George Miller Name Date Agenda Video City Council Meeting 5/13/14 View Agenda View Event At the May 13, 2014 Oxnard City Council meeting, further action on the water/drought crisis was discussed, with a preliminary assessment and course of action recommended. Daniel Rydberg, who is running the water Dept since Mr. Emmert left, cited major […]

California’s Drought and Plastic Bag Bans

California’s Drought and Plastic Bag Bans

 . . Last January, a Drought State of Emergency was declared in California which called on Californians to conserve and reduce water usage by 20%. According to the State Water Resources Control Board, California is facing a serious drought and that there is simply not enough water to meet the needs of farmers, communities, and […]

Congressman Tom McClintock: No reason for California’s drought crisis.

Congressman Tom McClintock: No reason for California’s drought crisis.

Congressman Tom McClintock brings some common sense to California’s drought crisis. There is no reason for the current drought problems. California needs more water storage and more dams. Instead Sacramento is considering the opposite – they want to remove dams and not build more storage.  Are we crazy? Add storage and the problems we face […]

In April–Rotary Clubs to host Ventura County Public Works Agency Directors: Topics the ongoing drought and transportation issues

In April–Rotary Clubs to host Ventura County Public Works Agency Directors: Topics the ongoing drought and transportation issues

Ventura County Public Work Agency Directors address ongoing drought, viagra dosage transportation developments during April speaking engagements Agency Directors David Fleisch and Tully Clifford invited to present at Conejo Valley Rotary Club and Ventura-East Rotary Club (Ventura County, ask Calif.)—The Ventura County Public Works Agency Directors from the Watershed Protection District and the Transportation Department […]

Oxnard City Council- Drought deliberations, artistic endeavor support, human trafficking and more

Oxnard City Council- Drought deliberations, artistic endeavor support, human trafficking and more

By George Miller Name Date Duration Agenda Minutes Video City Council Meeting February 25, 2014 04h 58m Agenda Minutes Video Drought  (Agenda K-1) Response to the worst drought since records were kept in California was the most important topic discussed at Feb. 25th City Council meeting. Oxnard imports 40% of its water, a far lower […]

California’s water crisis hits Ventura County

California’s water crisis hits Ventura County

By Debra Tash On January 22, 2014 Governor Brown’s office released its Final State Water Action Plan, which details long term water priorities after the Governor declared a statewide drought emergency on January 17th.   In its introduction Brown states: “Among all our uncertainties, weather is one of the most basic.  We can’t control it.  […]

Impact of Drought Emergency on one of Ventura County’s largest industries- agriculture

Impact of Drought Emergency on one of Ventura County’s largest industries- agriculture

By John Krist Subject: Re: FOLLOW-UP Breaking News: Gov. Jerry Brown declares drought emergency   The drought’s immediate impact is felt most acutely by our livestock producers, who rely on natural forage. Without rain, there’s no grass, and that means they must either buy supplemental feed or sell off their stock. For the irrigated agriculture sector, the impact […]