March Delta Speaker Series: Past, Present, and Future of Delta Literature

Join us for the second installment of our Delta Speaker Series as we explore the past, present, and future of Delta literature. Restore the Delta Executive Director, Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, will share about the history of written works on the topic of the San Joaquin-SF Bay Delta before opening up a panel discussion with two Central Valley writers whose experiences with the Delta have driven their own literary work and the work of their students. Our guest panelists include: Paula Sheil, Founder and Executive Director of Tuleburg Press & THE WRITE PLACE Tama Brisbane, Stockton Poet Laureate and Executive Director of With Our Words We hope you will join us for a lively learning experience in the heart of historic Downtown [...]

Berkeley 3/29: Tim Stroshane Reading & Discussion

Bay area friends, our book tour for "Drought, Water Law and the origins of the Central Valley Project" is now moving to Pegasus Books Downtown in Berkeley. Get informed about our water history and the interests behind the development of our state's infrastructure.

A Date is Set: The Delta Dream Fundraiser

Restore the Delta invites you our fund-raising event at the home of Alex and Faye Spanos on March 2, 2017.

January Speaker Series: You’re Invited!

On January 25th at 6:00 p.m. in Stockton, Restore the Delta policy analyst, Tim Stroshane will be reading from his new book “Drought, Water Law, and the Origins of California’s Central Valley Project.” Come join us at the Restore the Delta office for a college-level class in California Water History. Books will be available for purchase at our office. If you would like to purchase the book beforehand, you can purchase via Amazon or directly from the publisher.   RSVP to or by calling (209) 475-9550.   This book is an account of how water rights were designed as a key part of the state’s largest public water system, the Central Valley Project. Along sixty miles of the San [...]

Alerts: First Analysis at Tunnels’ Final EIR, Book Release Event

ICYMI 1/4/17 – Recent News on the Delta Tunnels and California Water   Economist Sees Shift in Delta Tunnels EIR from Farms to Cities   In his first Valley Economy blog post for 2017, Jeffrey Michael, Executive Director of the Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific, gives his initial take on the recently released Final EIR/EIS for Governor Brown’s Delta Tunnels proposal.   What he found is a plan that “Shifts Incremental Water Supplies from Central Valley Project (Farms) to State Water Project (Cities)”   “…I did find one important change from the 2015 Revised Draft EIR/EIS. Compared to No Action, building the WaterFix is now projected to increase water supply to the State [...]

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