All Blog articles by Dan Bacher

Chief Caleen Sisk: It Is All One BIG Project


Tribal leaders and river and groundwater protection advocates on Monday, October 27, announced their strong opposition to Proposition 1, Governor Jerry Brown's controversial State Water Bond, at a news conference in Redding 

The Prop 1 opponents spoke and answered questions at Lake...

Contributions to Yes on Prop. 1 and 2 campaigns rise to over $13 million

Campaign contributions to the Yes on Proposition 1 and 2 campaigns soared to $13,212,726 on Friday, October 24 as corporate agribusiness, oil companies, billionaires, the health care industry and other corporate interests continued to dump millions of dollars into Jerry Brown’s campaign to...


Governor Reveals True Intent of Prop. 1 - the Brown Water Plan

After months of misrepresenting the true purpose of Proposition 1, Governor Jerry Brown "inadvertently undermined his own message" at a recent Stanford water conference, according to a statement from Prop. 1 opponents. 

Brown, one of the worst governors for fish, water and the environment in...


No on Prop. 1: Where is the water to show for billions borrowed from previous bonds?

In his latest TV ad promoting the water bond, Governor Jerry Brown claims that the voters' approval of Propositions 1 and 2 will "save water" and "save money."

 “It’s been over 50 years since we built the State Water Project that’s been the backbone of California,” says the Governor...


Hoopa Valley Tribe Opposes Proposition 1

The Hoopa Tribal Council agreed across the table to oppose California's ballot measure Prop. 1, Governor Jerry Brown's $7.5 billion water bond.

Danielle Vigil-Masten, Chairwoman of the Hoopa Valley Tribe on the Trinity River, urges people to get out and Vote NO on Prop. 1.

"California -...


Brown Regime Gets Ugly Over State Water Project Contract Extension

As if Governor Jerry Brown's plan to build the TwinTunnels and his many other attacks on salmon, water and the public trust in recent years weren't bad enough, the Brown administration has opened yet another toxic route in the race to the environmental bottom. 

According to a coalition of...

The water bond: A classic David and Goliath battle in California politics

The campaign for and against Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion water bond on the November 4 ballot, has emerged as the classic David and Goliath battle of this election season in California. 

The Governor, Republican and Democratic Party establishment, corporate agribusiness interests,...

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation spent over $18 million on MLPA Initiative

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the foundation that was established by Intel founder Gordon Moore and his wife Betty, contributed $18,086,716, through the Resources Legacy Fund Foundation, to fund the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative in California from 2004 to 2012.



Save the American River Association: Vote No on Prop. 1!

The Save the American River Association (SARA) Board of Directors has issued an action alert urging all of their members and supporters to Vote NO on Proposition 1, the water bond measure on this November's ballot. 

SARA listed the following reasons for voting No on the water bond: 

• Prop. 1...


Rally outside the Resnick mansion Oct. 2! Mock reception with the Koch Brothers of California water

Want to have some fun and challenge corporate agribusiness at the same time? Then attend a mock reception outside the home of famous (infamous) Delta water diverters, Stewart and Lynda Resnick, hosted by the No on Proposition 1 campaign. 

There will be be a rally and press conference at this...


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