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Opinion: Newsom is Being Played by Big Ag on Delta Water

He won’t admit it, but Gavin Newsom is being played by Big Ag interests as he tries fruitlessly to negotiate a truce in California’s water wars.

The governor’s apparent willingness to play into the hands of monied, agri-business players at the expense of the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta remains the biggest mystery of his short tenure. It also threatens to trash his reputation as a strong protector of California’s environment.

Water District Approves Fire Codes with Changes

Fire codes affecting the Ramona Municipal Water District’s territory were accepted with modifications by unanimous approval of the district’s Board of Directors on Dec. 10.