Habitat with society in mind: White paper adopted by DSC
The Delta Stewardship Council is finally operating as it was intended – to implement the Delta Plan and provide sound leadership, science and policy decisions to help the Delta’s ecosystem and economy for years to come.
Part of that process is habitat restoration, required by 2009 legislation to
North Delta C.A.R.E.S. rejoices in tunnels’ collapse
North Delta C.A.R.E.S. continues to provide excellent community discussion involving water policy in the Delta and the state – while also giving an outlet to area residents to educate themselves on water issues affecting them directly and indirectly.
On Thursday, Einar Maisch of the Placer County Water Agency spoke to the
One of today’s more polarizing issues is coming to Isleton…again.
Delta residents may remember that in 2011 Isleton became the site of a proposed medicinal marijuana dispensary. Now, the discussion is back on the table, and as Wednesday’s Planning Commission meeting bore witness to, the topic is as
Climate Symposium comes to Sacramento seeking actionable Items
Roughly 600 policymakers, business leaders, and practitioners converged on the State Capitol last week for the California Adaptation Forum, a two-day symposium discussing the state’s intersecting environmental, agricultural, urban, and health needs and how best to forestall the onset of climate change.
Ron Phillips and Larry Thomas know a thing or two about painting in Rio Vista. The painting duo has nearly done all of the historic buildings on Front St. – including Abel’s, Augusto Insurance, Dolk Tractor, Rio Vista Bank and the new McCormack Building.
Delta educator awarded Sac County Teacher of the Year
River Delta Unified School District’s Jennifer Walker has been chosen as 2015’s Sacramento County Teacher of the Year. Walker teaches English and AP English at both Clarksburg Middle School and Delta High School.
The other recipient, Michelle Bebout from Casa Roble High School in the
Water bond receives mixed Delta reviews; passes with historic 37-0 vote
On Wednesday, Gov. Jerry Brown's $7.5 billion water bond AB1471 (Rendon) passed in the CA Senate with a historic 37-0 vote. Senator Lois Wolk thanked her fellow legislators for bringing a bond to the floor that meets the critical water needs of all regions of the state - focusing that it is tunnel neutral.
Rio Vistan Krystal Kelly places 20th in Mongol Derby
Rio Vistan Krystal Kelly has no fear for adventure.
After surviving the Egyptian Revolution, a couple years in India and Bhutan, and various other travels to Romania, Zambia and other far reaches of the globe – Kelly has completed the unthinkable – the Mongol Derby.
Nottoli speaks to supporters in fight against tunnels
District 5 Supervisor Don Nottoli knows something about fighting the good fight.
An elected official since 1994, Nottoli has been in the trenches for plenty of hotly-debated issues. When it comes to the proposed twin tunnels, though, identifying an analogous situation isn’t easy. After all, few issues in recent history have
Who knew so many people would be inspired to visit “Tomato Alley?”
And yet, in its 23rd year, an estimated 25,000 people visited the 3-block radius on Texas Street in Fairfield on Saturday and Sunday. The occasion: Solano County’s annual Tomato Festival put on by the Fairfield Main Street Association.
St. Therese Church 65th Chicken Dinner draws big crowd
It’s true what they say; nothing quite brings people together like good food.
On Sunday, that maxim held court yet again, when St. Therese’s Church in Isleton held its 65th Annual Chicken Dinner. The event began in 1949 when St. Therese’s was only 3-years old. The church had begun as an offshoot of St. Anthony’s
Tony’s Wild Game Feed is a tradition that is becoming epic to say the least.
While the feed used to only happen once a year, the demand for wild game concoctions has grown – spawning several of the gatherings throughout the seasons. This year’s August installment was quite special, as is any regular visit to Tony’s.
Sacramento River Delta Grown Passport Weekend
showcases region’s produce
Give Robert and Margaret Gould credit.
The couple discovered the Delta’s special qualities long before they retired to Folsom three years ago. For nearly a decade – dating back to when they lived in Clayton, the Goulds regularly visited the region, always looking forward to “really