CA Representatives Speak Out Against Newest Portion Flawed Delta Plan

Kudos to all the U.S. Representatives from Northern California who are speaking out against the Governors proposal for the Delta.  The Governor already has...

Senator DeSaulnier Appointed to Delta Protection Commission

Things continue to be looking up for Contra Costa County as State Senator Mark DeSaulnier has now been appointed to serve as an ex-officio...

CA Representatives Speak Out Against Latest Delta Plan

Here is something that made my day and fresh out of my email from Congressman Jerry McNerney's office as several Northern California representatives spoke...

BDCP Releases Chapters 1-4; Proposal Still “Fatally Flawed”

I wanted to alert you that the latest draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) was released today.  Restore the Delta has already...

McNerney Calls on Local Parties to Make the Delta’s Voice Heard

Washington, D.C. – Today, in anticipation of a coming announcement related to the Governor’s plan to build a tunnel that would devastate local farmers,...

Restore the Delta Talks “Pinocchio” on BDCP

Restore the Delta put out two clever pieces yesterday by stating "Pinocchio" on items within the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) and correcting its...

Garamendi Bill Designates Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta as National Heritage Area

For you Delta advocates out there, check out what Congressman Congressman John Garamendi (CA-3) with original cosponsors Representatives George Miller (CA-11), Doris Matsui (CA-6),...

RTD: Peripheral Tunnels Do Not Eliminate Earthquake Threats to Water Supply

Restore the Delta (RTD), released a fact sheet today on earthquakes being a greater risk to the existing canals, dams and local pipes than...

Oakley Project Featured in American Rivers

Hat tip Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed for alerting me to a Feb. 13 piece by Sara Larson in the American Rivers who featured...

Assemblyman Frazier Appointed to Delta Protection Commission

Good news for East County and Delta advocates as Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Oakley)  was appointed to the Delta Protection Commission. Frazier informed me of...

April 13: Delta Conservancy to Hosts First Cleanup

Here is something to begin planning for as The Delta Conservancy will hold its first Delta waterway cleanup on April 13 and are in...

Delta Dialogues Phase 1 Report Now Available

Here is an interesting read from the Delta Dialogues as they produced a 32-page document regarding the Delta. The goal was to develop trust...

Photos: Delta Waters Town Hall

Here are a few photographs I took last night from the Delta Waters Town Hall last night in Discovery Bay where close to 250...

Congressman McNerney Calls for Analysis of Alternatives to Flawed BDCP

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) and five other members of Congress wrote to Secretary Ken Salazar of the U.S. Department of the Interior and Acting...

Town Hall: Delta Waters Meeting Tonight

Just a reminder that there will be a Town Hall tonight in Discovery Bay in order to work towards protecting the California Delta. The...

Delta Water Diversions Reduced to Protect Smelt

Matt Weiser of the Sacramento Bee is reporting that Federal wildlife officials ordered cuts in water diversions from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect...

Garamendi: Canal Proposal “Bad Plumbing”

Congressman John Garamendi called Governor Jerry Brown's plan to build two tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as nothing more than "bad plumbing" “That’s not...

Delta Tourism Workshop in Isleton

There is free Delta Conservancy Workshop for  businesses and organizations promoting Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta tourism. These are always a good thing to attend to...

Supervisor Piepho Talks Delta on KCBS

Supervisor Mary Piepho recently spoke with KCBS regarding the Delta and Southland water needs while discussing why Gov. Jerry Brown's massive twin-tunnel system is...

Fish Count Population Drop in 6 Delta Species

Here is an Associated Press Story that may cause alarm to folks on the Delta. The latest trawl-net survey of the estuary, conducted each...