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Sonoma County Summer FUN - Last Hoorah
BELOW is our Centerspread SCHEDULE of Summer Events to enjoy! You can also DOWNLOAD the AUGUST editon for our centerspread calendar!Read: Sonoma County Summer FUN - Last Hoorah
North Bay New Water Management Tools
in response to Drought
North Bay drinking water suppliers, including the Sonoma County Water Agency (Water Agency), are moving forward with implementing new water supply management tools such as mandatory water conservation orders, innovative water conservation rebate programs for Russian River communities, seeking approval for adjusting Russian River in-stream flows to preserve storage in Lake Mendocino and Lake Sonoma, and participating in an outdoor water savings community event on August 23 in Santa Rosa. A new partnership with Scripps Institution of Oceanography has also kicked off to research the role of atmospheric rivers in the Russian River watershed. Due to three consecutive dry years, water storage levels in local reservoirs remain well below average, including Lake Mendocino at 34 percent and Lake Sonoma at 66 percent of water supply capacities.Read: North Bay New Water Management Tools in response to Drought
means different things to different people
I attended one of the two community meetings scheduled since District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s decision on the Officer Involved Shooting Death of Andy Lopez. I am encouraged that our government community wants to hear what our neighborhood community has to say.Read: Seeking Justice means different things to different people
Russian River ALERT
for Red Wisteria invasive plant
Contact Us If You See This Plant on Russian River!
Help us stop the spread of another costly invasive plant on the River
On July 11th I was taking some people down the middle reach of the Russian River and saw something that took my breath away – Red Wisteria growing along the banks of the Russian River! This plant is a horrible non-native invasive plant that is on the High Alert list for the California Invasive Plant Council because of the damage it reeks on rivers.Read: Russian River ALERT for Red Wisteria invasive plant
Worse then Serious
- drought requires severe conservation
“There’s a drought on, turn the water off!”.
While summer is here, abundant water is not, and living with severely reduced supplies may become the new normal for 2015. The U.S. Drought Monitor designates the whole of California to be severely dry now and there is dire need to stretch our limited supplies as far as we can.Read: Worse then Serious - drought requires severe conservation
Ratna Ling Meditation Center faces lawsuit from West Sonoma County residents
West County Residents File Lawsuit to Halt Industrial Development in Coastal Hills
A group of West County residents filed suit Thursday in Sonoma County Superior Court to stop an expansion of the Ratna Ling Meditation Center that would put an industrial scale printing and storage facility in an otherwise rural area in the Cazadero hills.Read: Ratna Ling Meditation Center faces lawsuit from West Sonoma County residents
LOVE where you LIVE - Sonoma County
We are now working on our SEPTEMBER edition - focusing on Eduation and our Youth - and of course - everything else that's on the minds of people who care about Sonoma County. Our PRINT edition will be on newsstands starting August 27th. If you want to reach our 130,000 readers, please email me at email@example.com. We update this website almost every day if you miss the print edition deadline - please see below.
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