Kings River East Groundwater Sustainability Agency January 17, 2019

The Kings River East Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its Thursday, January 17, 2019 board of directors meeting at the Dinuba City Council chambers. It was raining at my house when I left but things had dried out some by the time I got to Dinuba. But more rain...

Fresno Irrigation District January 15, 2019

The Fresno Irrigation District held its board of directors meeting at its Fresno headquarters on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. I believe today is Bill Stretch’s first full board meetings as the new General Manager. Rumor is former GM Gary Serrato is vacationing in Africa...

Kern Water Bank Authority January 14, 2019

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its Monday, January 14, 2019 board of directors meeting at its opulent Bakersfield headquarters. At precisely 3:00pm Chairman Bill Phillimore called the meeting to order. I received an invitation to Mr. Phillimore’s retirement party...

North Kings GSA Adv Cmt January 11, 2018

The North Kings GSA Advisory Committee met on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Clovis Police Department’s Public Safety room. There were half a dozen or better new people showed up who have never been here before. The outreach appears to be taking effect. Chairman...

San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority January 10, 2019

The San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority held its Thursday, January 10, 2019 board of directors meeting at its Los Banos headquarters. Chairman Cannon Michael called the meeting to order at promptly 9:30am. The first thing we did was salute our nation’s flag and...

Exchange Contractors January 4, 2019

The Exchange Contractors board of directors met at its headquarters in Los Banos on Friday, January 4, 2019. It was cold and clear. There is rain proposed for next week, so that’s good. Chairman Jim O’Banion called the meeting at a civilized 9:00am with the flag...

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Merry Christmas 2018

This year I'm noticing a lot of talk and interest in the original St. Nicholas of Asia Minor. He was born circa 280 AD in what is now Turkey. He was a devote Christian under Roman rule. He is perhaps the most famous for helping three sisters from a poor family. Their...

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Kern Water Bank December 10, 2018

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its Monday, December 10, 2018 meeting at its opulent Bakersfield headquarters. I like a board room with a stuffed coyote and free soda pop. Very much to my surprise Chairman Bill Phillimore called to the meeting to order at 3:03 pm,...

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