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In case you missed it: LA Times “Water war boils down to farmers vs. fishermen”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Friday, February 21, 2014 Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546; [email protected]; Twitter: @shopcraft; @MrSandHillCrane; Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla 209/479-2053 [email protected]; Twitter: @RestoretheDelta In case you missed it… The Los Angeles Times Capitol Journal Water war boils down to farmers vs. fishermen Even when there’s not a drought, there isn’t enough to go around. And the collapse of a great estuary will endanger far more than the smelt. George Skelton 4:42pm PST, February 19, 2014 SACRAMENTO—Don’t blame the little fish. And don’t call it the Central Valley. Both comments, repeated incessantly, were irritants during President Obama’s visit to parched California farm country last week. The president was there—in the San Joaquin Valley—to cuddle with water hogs. The hogs are large growers who use [...]

Media Alert: Articles, Television, & Cartoons of Interest

Media Alert: Articles, Television, & Cartoons of Interest Articles and TV coverage include Restore the Delta and advocates from rally during President Obama’s visit in Fresno on 2/14/2014. River News Herald cartoon Deltastruction More cartoons: Fresno related follow 2/14/14 Sacramento Bee Ohman: GEP1LO1Q5.3 2/16/14 Sacramento Bee Ohman: Obama 11 Calif. water politics complicate Brown’s decisions Sacramento Bee-Feb 15, 2014 “This is not about picking between delta smelt and long fin smelt and … executive director of Restore the Delta, which is fighting the tunnel plan. TV coverage: President Obama Announces Plan to Drought-Stricken California President Barack Obama visited California Friday to discuss the federal response to California’s drought problem Patrick Healy NBC 4 Los Angeles Restore the Delta, Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla [...]