Events

Event Alert: Drink Delta wine & support us!

Drink Delta wine & support us!  Every year, Heringer Estates hosts a wineclub event and donates proceeds to a chosen nonprofit. This year, on July 25, "Heringer Estates Paella Party" will donate all of the "By The Glass" wine sales proceeds to Restore the Delta. Admission is $60 per person (this is the non-club member rate after July 6th) and includes wine tasting, dinner with a glass of wine, live music and estate tour. RSVP is required. Restore the Delta supporters, if you are not a wine club member and would like to attend, please type "Restore the Delta" in the Message field when making a reservation (Heringer estates will also donate $15 from each reservation marked 'Restore the Delta'). Click [...]

Attend our Anti-Tunnels meeting: Impacts of BDCP Tunnels, Better Water Solutions

Media Advisory for: Thursday, April 30, 2015 Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546; [email protected]; Twitter: @shopcraft; @MrSandHillCrane; Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla 209/479-2053 [email protected]; Twitter: @RestoretheDelta   Restore the Delta to Hold Anti-Tunnels Meeting: Impacts of BDCP Tunnels, Better Water Solutions   STOCKTON, CA – Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown’s plan to build massive underground Water Export Tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom salmon and other Pacific fisheries, will hold its General Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 30, to “update our members on the harm from Gov. Brown’s proposed tunnels,” said RTD Executive Director Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla. “The governor is trying to rush through a project that will doom our fisheries, destroy the Delta and ruin our beloved estuary and communities.” [...]

Ways to Get Involved: Volunteer, Intern, Attend our Membership Meeting

Save the date for our General Membership Meeting!  WHAT: Restore the Delta General Membership Meeting WHEN: April 30, 2015 6:00-8:00PM WHERE: Ambler's Club, 2000 N. Amblers Ln., Stockton, CA 95203 RSVP required: E-mail [email protected] or call (209) 475-9550 See flyer below or here for more details!      We're seeking interns and volunteers! The Delta is a public trust resource, but now, as the drought continues and worsens, we are dealing with direct attacks daily from special interests who want to continue draining and over pumping the Delta even more for their private gain. Our campaign is also growing rapidly as more Californians start to think about the Delta and water.  Help us sustain our grassroots campaign and expand our [...]

Event alert: Delta Community, Business Leaders to Sponsor H2O Hackathon – A Water Challenge 3/27/15 to 3/28/15

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 15, 2015 Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546; [email protected]; Twitter: @shopcraft; Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla 209/479-2053 [email protected]; Twitter: @RestoretheDelta; Delta Community, Business Leaders to Sponsor H2O Hackathon – A Water Challenge Identifying Sustainable Solutions Stockton, CA – iHUB San Joaquin in partnership with Restore the Delta, the Delta Coalition, Café Coop, the San Joaquin Partnership, the A.G. Spanos Companies and various Delta businesses announced today that they have joined together to sponsor a “H2O Hackathon: A Water Challenge” to identify sustainable solutions for water use. The event will take place March 27th and 28th. “The H2O Hackathon will recruit policy and technology experts on sustainable solutions to key water challenges California faces,” said Kathy Miller, Chair of the San [...]

Event alert: Join Beehive No Tunnels & water bond events next week!

Next week, we will be hosting events in Stockton and Sacramento where we will be introducing a *brand new graphic* about the BDCP tunnels. These two events will conclude the Beehive Collective, Restore the Delta and No on Prop 1 tour that we have been holding throughout the state to stop the tunnels and to inform people about the California water bond. Please join us on the day before the elections in Stockton and on election night in Sacramento. Both events are free and open to public. The graphic we will be introducing draws inspiration from struggles against large-scale infrastructure projects throughout MesoAmerica, connecting local and the global struggle for control and protection of water. Monday, Nov. 3 in Stockton [...]

JOIN US: Bees swarm California with new graphic and tour “Sucked Dry: Examining Drought and Privatization from Mesoamérica to California

We have some exciting news, the Beehive Design Collective, Restore the Delta & the NO on PROP 1 coalition will be swarming California with a new graphic and tour focused on California water politics in the midst of a massive drought starting tomorrow. We will be introducing a *brand new graphic* about the BDCP tunnels at several workshops and events throughout the state to help stop the BDCP TUNNELS that threatens the SF Bay Delta, the largest estuary on the western hemisphere. The graphic draws inspiration from struggles against large-scale infrastructure projects throughout MesoAmerica, connecting local and the global struggle for control and protection of water. All events are open to the public and we encourage you to come. Download [...]

Event Alert: Benefit Run for Restore the Delta and Cafe Coop

Calaveras River Fun Run/Walk 5K: Time to get healthy for the Delta! DATE & TIME: Saturday, November 8 2014, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, more information on schedule below LOCATION: University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95211 Start & Finish @ The University of the Pacific To buy tickets, click here. A Fun Run by Restore the Delta, Cafe Coop, BEA, Centre Plate, Central Valley Crossfit, Farm Fit & University of the Pacific. This run is organized by Students Run Stockton. Funds from run will benefit Restore the Delta and Students Run Stockton! For Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact (209) 292-8430. Schedule 7 a.m: Registration begins 8 a.m: 5K Walk/Run begins 9 a.m: 1K Walk/Run begins 10 a.m-2 [...]

Take action: Rally outside the Resnick mansion!

Please join our ally, Food and Water Watch, for a “charming luncheon” outside the home of famous Delta water takers, Steward and Lynda Resnick. The majority of the water taken from the Delta goes to corporate agribusiness on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley–the most powerful being Stewart and Lynda Resnick, who own POM Wonderful, Wonderful Pistachios, Halos, Cuties, and popular brands. Water Barons Stewart & Lynda Resnick hog California’s water to irrigate water-intensive crops grown on toxic soil in the south Central Valley and then export the lion’s share to emerging markets like China. They are the most powerful corporate agribusiness pushing to build the BDCP twin tunnels! Help us inform the pubic about the true beneficiaries [...]

You’re invited: Bingo party to benefit Restore the Delta!

This Friday–we’ll be co-hosting a house party bingo night fundraiser for our upcoming fun run (will take place early November) to benefit Restore the Delta and Cafe COOP! YOU’RE INVITED! Brings friends and family. Location: 42 N Sutter St, Stockton, CA 95202 Time: 5-7PM, this Friday! House party bingo by DJ Pojo PRIZES, FOOD, AND FUN! Benefiting Students Run Stockton Admission is free, $10 donation to play bingo will go towards students to do Students Run Stockton in November, proceeds will be donated to our cause/work and Cafe Coop’s work!

Media Advisory for Wednesday, May 14, 2014: Teleconference on BDCP Implementation Process

Media Advisory for Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546; [email protected]; Twitter: @shopcraft; @MrSandHillCrane; Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla 209/479-2053 [email protected]; Twitter: @RestoretheDelta Experts to Criticize Flawed BDCP Process, Feinstein Federal Rollbacks: No BDCP Implementing Agreement, S 2918 Would Remove Key Protections Sacramento, CA- Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown’s rush to build Peripheral Tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom sustainable farms, and salmon and other Pacific fisheries, announced today they will hold a teleconference on Wednesday, May 14, to criticize the lack of an Implementing Agreement (IA) and outline harm that would result from Sen. Feinstein’s S 2198. “Permitting is not complete. There is no financial plan or agreement. The Implementing Agreement will not be released to [...]