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  • Central California residents rely on bottled water as wells run dry

    08/27/2014 3:11:09 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 22 replies
    LA Times ^ | 8-27-14 | Veronica Rocha
    Extreme drought conditions have become so harsh for the Central Valley community of East Porterville, many of its residents dependent on their own wells have run out of water.. Roughly 300 homes have received a three-week supply of bottled water after Tulare County officials discovered their wells had gone dry. In all, county officials distributed 15,552 1-gallon bottles of water, and have been filling a 2,500-gallon tank with nonpotable water so residents can flush toilets and bathe.
  • Plan To Split California Into Six States Gets OK To Gather Signatures

    02/20/2014 10:57:21 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 86 replies
    CBS Local (San Francisco) ^ | February 19, 2014 10:23 AM | Secretary of State Debra Bowen
    SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) – Supporters of a plan to divide California into six sates can begin collecting signatures to get the proposal on the ballot. Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced that the proposed ballot initiative – known as Six Californias – could move forward Tuesday. Under the plan, from venture capitalist Tim Draper, most of the Bay Area would be considered “Silicon Valley.” Napa, Sonoma and Marin Counties would become part of “North California.”
  • FReep Oppty: Obama to visit Fresno, Firebaugh and Los Banos, Friday, Feb 14, 2:30pm - 5:30pm

    02/13/2014 10:12:11 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 42 replies ^ | Feb 12, 2014 | By Collegian Staff
    Obama’s schedule for Fresno trip released: Excerpt: President Barack Obama’s trip to the Fresno area on Friday will not be open to the public, according to the White House. Obama will arrive in Air Force One at Fresno Yosemite International Airport at 2:30 p.m., traveling from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Taking Marine One, the presidential helicopter, Obama will fly to the San Luis Water Facility in Firebaugh to tour a local farm at 4:15 p.m. At 4:30 p.m. Obama will deliver remarks at a private residence in Los Banos. At 5:35 p.m., he will depart Fresno from Fresno Yosemite...
  • IN THE AFTERMATH OF WAR… Central California Connects with Israel

    09/11/2006 4:56:20 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 11 replies · 553+ views
    Trip Diary | September 2006 | Dr. Linda Halderman (Freeper Sabra 4 Bush)
    IN THE AFTERMATH OF WAR…Central California Connects with Israel On August 15th, 2006, Selma, California surgeon Linda Halderman accompanied radio talk show host Inga Barks and Col. John Somerville (U.S.M.C., Ret.) on a mission to Israel. The purpose of the trip was to learn about the reality of the war which was brought to Israel by Hezbollah terrorists on July 12, 2006, to tell the story of the Israelis who suffered and survived the war, and to build bridges between Christian and Jewish supporters of Israel. The following is the trip diary of Dr. Halderman writing to friends at home.16...
  • California Quake

    09/29/2004 10:25:03 AM PDT · by notpoliticallycorewrecked · 23 replies · 679+ views
    Another strong aftershock rattles Central California. A 5.3 aftershock shakes the Central Calfornia town of Parkfield.