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Weekly ReCAP for Calaveras Planning News

Weekly ReCAP for December 15  Read More

Is the US heading for a giant drought? Climate history offers valued clues about the next century:

Understanding the past could help us unravel what could happen in the future—and that includes pinpointing the odds of a megadrought. Read Newsweek Article  Read More

How dry is it? Scientist says California has only slim chance of normal rainfall this winter

This is how dry it has been so far this season: California’s chances of having a normal “water year” have fallen to around 33 percent in much of the state, according to a federal scientist. Read Sac Bee article  Read More

Weekly ReCAP of Calaveras Planning News

Weekly ReCAP for December 8  Read More

Mark Twain Health Care District Study Session

Press Release Contact: MTHCD Nov. 29, 2017 (209) 754-4468 Mark Twain Health Care District Study Session On Wednesday December 13, 2017 at 7:30AM, at the Calaveras County Library, the Mark Twain Health Care District Board will conduct a study session.... Learn More

Rural Communities United, filed legal action against El Dorado County

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Weekly ReCAP of Calaveras Planning News

Weekly ReCAP for November 24  Read More

Come hell or low water, what’s underground must be preserved

After our recent drought, the importance of providing sustainable water supplies for California’s cities and farms – both now and over the long term – is clearer than ever. And long-term water planning has to include a commitment to manage groundwater... Learn More

California Needs to Rethink Urban Fire Risk After Wine Country Tragedy

Despite how unusual the devastation appears, we need to recognize that these structure-to-structure “urban conflagrations” have happened in the past and will happen again. Yet these fires revealed that we have key gaps in our policy and planning related... Learn More

Farm vs. City: California Landmark Water-Sharing Deal May Be Crumbling

The state’s biggest urban supplier hopes to divert water from farms in the Palo Verde Valley by encouraging conservation. But the move may endanger an existing water-sharing deal that has become a model of cooperation. Read Here  Read More

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