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Sacramento Comedian Jack Gallagher to MC “Shine a Light on the Delta”

Media Invitation for Thursday, October 10, 2013 Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546; [email protected]; Twitter: @shopcraft; @MrSandHillCrane; Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla 209/479-2053 [email protected]; Twitter: @RestoretheDelta Sacramento Comedian Jack Gallagher to MC “Shine a Light on the Delta” Fundraiser Against Tunnels Sacramento, CA- Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown’s rush to build Peripheral Tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom salmon and other Pacific fisheries, announce their “Shine a Light on the Delta” event the evening of Thursday, October 10th at The River Mill in French Camp featuring Sacramento comedian Jack Gallagher as Master of Ceremonies. Jack started his professional comedy career in Boston during the early 80’s. As part of that explosive comedy scene, Jack helped establish such clubs as The [...]

DWR hosts exclusive twin tunnels project tour for Southern California media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 30, 2013 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… River News-Herald and Isleton Journal DWR hosts exclusive twin tunnels project tour for Southern California media By Galen Kusic, Editor Published September 25, 2013 Transparency isn’t necessarily the strongest suit of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, although they’d like the public to believe so. After word got around that DWR officials would be taking a select group of southern California journalists on a tour of the proposed intake facilities on the Sacramento River – the RNH had to tag along and see what it was all about. With limited information, RNH staff took off [...]

U-T San Diego: Water ‘superhighway’ may dead-end in Delta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 27, 2013 Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546; [email protected]; Twitter: @shopcraft; @MrSandHillCrane; Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla 209/479-2053 [email protected]; Twitter: @RestoretheDeltaIn case you missed it… U-T San DiegoWater ‘superhighway’ may dead-end in Delta By Steven Greenhut Sept. 25, 2013SACRAMENTO — The system that moves water from relatively wet Northern California to arid Southern California is like a superhighway that’s hundreds of miles long, but is slowed by about 40 miles of dirt roads in the middle of it.That’s how Jeffrey Kightlinger, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, described the state’s main water problem during a media tour Monday of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta hosted by MWD and state water officials.The water agency and the Brown administration [...]