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Declining ridership continues for Calaveras Transit

Ridership trends continue to spiral downward for Calaveras Transit, according to numbers provided at a Tuesday meeting of the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors. Read Calaveras Enterprise article here at (  Read More

California’s drought and recovery defying climate odds

“The odds of the state completely recovering from its extreme dryness within two years are estimated at less than 1 percent,” Eugene R. Wahl, a paleoclimatologist at the NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, said in... Learn More

Final Approval from Ione City Council, Wildflower Subdivision Construction Moves Forward

The Wildflower development was first approved by the city in 2007, but only now is final approval and construction moving forward. The subdivision, located on the eastern edge of town, near Foothill Drive and Highway 104, will be the site of hundreds... Learn More

Taking rivers for granted, then seeing water from a different angle

There is a lot of history behind water policy and there are very heated debates about how to balance the need to protect and preserve riparian habitats with humanity’s increasing need. Read more here:  Read More

Weekly ReCAP of Calaveras Planning and Land Use Issues

Weekly ReCAP for April 14  Read More

Special Board Session re Cannabis Policy 10am Tues

From San Andreas, CA — A special session dealing with Calaveras County’s cannabis policy calendared for tomorrow has been bumped back an hour. According to the board agenda made available today, the meeting, which the supervisors... Learn More

A story about our water woes – Cadillac Desert

Drought and climate change have forced the West to rethink water management, with some politicians pressing for new dams or major projects like Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown’s $15 billion proposal to build two 40-foot-wide tunnels to carry... Learn More

How Water Gets From the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Rest of California

So how does all the water from the Sierra Nevada actually travel hundreds of miles through the Bay Area and Central Valley to Southern California? NBC News, April 6  Read More

ATCAA receives $720,000 water-energy grant

The Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency (ATCAA) has received a $720,700 grant to install high efficiency dishwashers, washing machines, low flow faucets and shower heads. Read this at  Read More

California’s huge tree die-off expected to slow after wet winte

“California’s extraordinarily wet winter didn’t just end the drought. It’s likely to mean a turnaround for the state’s dying forests.  After five years of dry weather unleashed unparalleled havoc on trees from Yosemite to the Central Coast... Learn More

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