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Sen. Steinberg advances drought bill

February 4th, 2014 By Wayne Lusvardi. Yesterday state Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, released an outline of a drought reduction bill. Steinberg does not want to be outdone by Republican congressmen grabbing all the media attention for being the first to float an anti-drought bill in California.  Last week, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Tulare, floated H.R. 3964, the San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Del...

Drought Wars: Dueling bills seek to balance fish and farmers

February 3rd, 2014 By Wayne Lusvardi. The sprinkles some areas of California have enjoyed the last couple of days have done almost nothing to alleviate the state's severe drought. So the Drought Wars between Democrats and Republicans have continued. In several recent articles CalWatchdog.com has covered H.R. 3964, by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Tulare, which would help relieve the drought by diverting to farmers water currently g...

Central Valley farm drought disaster might have been mitigated

January 31st, 2014 By Wayne Lusvardi. The ongoing 100-year drought didn't have to be a disaster for California farmers. The tragedy could have been predicted -- and was. A little-known 2008 study by four graduate students at the University of California, Santa Barbara warned that farmers first needed to be given replacement water before their water was taken for river restoration. The river restoration was ordered in ...

Covered California video features gyrating Richard Simmons

January 30th, 2014 By Tori Richards. Facing a $78 million budget shortfall, Covered California spent $1.37 million on an outreach campaign that included a video featuring exercise guru Richard Simmons gyrating on the floor and hugging a kneeling contortionist whose buttocks stuck in the air. The “Tell a Friend -- Get Covered” campaign by California's Obamacare exchange features such other celebrities as Olivia Wilde,...
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