Walters: Gov. Brown’s WaterFix is Circling the Drain

In today’s CALmatters column, Dan Walters writes about Jerry Brown’s difficulties in achieving his goals for California’s critical Delta region. Facing a worsening crisis in which water users south of the Delta call for more water while environmentalists, f...

What We’re Following: Westlands Says No to Delta tunnels

Here is a look at the stories from the Valley, the nation and the world that are catching our eye: No doubt about it, this story is huge. The Sacramento Bee is reporting that Westlands Water District's board of directors has voted against participating in...

From Washington: Costa Breaks with Dems on Water

When the House of Representatives voted on the Gaining Responsibility on Water (GROW) Act last month, only one California Democrat voted in favor of the bill authored by Hanford Republican David Valadao. He was...

From Washington: Denham on Water, Immigration

Continuing GV Wire’s coverage in Washington, D.C., we speak with Valley Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock/Modesto). We touch on what comes next for H.R. 23, the GROW Act by fellow Valley congressman (and offic...

From Washington: The Next Battle For Water

Any Valley resident or farmer will tell you, where the water flows, food grows. It was July 12 that the latest Congressional effort to provide water for Central Valley farmers passed the House of Representatives. H.R. 23, or the GROW Act, passed 230-190 on ...

Exclusive Talk with Antonio Villaraigosa

The race for governor runs through Fresno. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa paid another visit Monday afternoon (July 24), meeting with about 40 business people, educators and farmers, listening...

Lt. Gov. Hopeful Makes Fresno Stop

Visiting with a tableful of supporters, Lieutenant Governor hopeful Eleni Kounalakis visited Fresno on Friday morning. The stop is part of a road tour that is taking her to all parts of the state in advance of the June 2018 primary. Among the 10 or so peopl...