Firebaugh (United States)

Type: City
Name: Firebaugh (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.858799
Longitude: -120.456001
population: 6,989
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Plains Indians Masterworks on View at Nelson-Atkins

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Masterworks by Plains Indian artists from before contact with Europeans to the present day are on view in a major exhibition at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky unites ... [Published Kansas City Infozine - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Farmer-politician Bill Jones talks water, Westside

Westside growers Bill Jones, left, and Darcy Villere of J&J Farms, Firebaugh, Calif., expand permanent crop acreage in part due to continued drought.Today, Westside growers Bill Jones and his nephew Darcy Villere are focused on survival tactics including ... [Published Western Farm Press - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

California Sets Stage for First Groundwater Regulations...

A farmer checks the drip irrigation line in a grove of almond trees on his farm in Firebaugh, California. The entire state was in severe to exceptional drought as of July 8, according to U.S. California lawmakers have sent Governor Jerry Brown legislation ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

California Drought Has Wild Salmon Competing With Almonds For Water

A field of almond trees is reflected in an irrigation canal in Firebaugh, Calif., in the San Joaquin Valley in 2009. The Almond Board of California says that in the past two decades, the industry has reduced its water consumption by 33 percent per pound ... [Published NPR - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the editor, Aug. 4

What if a group of illegal immigrants flooded into the United States 70 years ago, established their own country east of the Rocky Mountains and threw out most Americans living there?How would you feel if they then colonized the rest of the country west ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 03 2014]

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..."For us, salmon is life," Chook-Chook Hillman, a 30-year-old tribesman who was at the rally, tells The Salt. "Without salmon, we'd might as well just pack it up as a people." Hillman says the regional director of the U S Bureau of Reclamation, which manages much of the state's water, promised in a private meeting that his...
"Prop. M in play again as hunger for offices grows" July 29, gives San Francisco a chance to partially solve three problems simultaneously

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Plains Indians Masterworks on View at Nelson-At... [Published Kansas City Infozine - Sep 29 2014]
Farmer-politician Bill Jones talks water, Westside [Published Western Farm Press - Sep 08 2014]
California Sets Stage for First Groundwater Reg... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 31 2014]
California Drought Has Wild Salmon Competing Wi... [Published NPR - Aug 21 2014]
Letters to the editor, Aug. 4 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 03 2014]
Scientists take issue with Barack Obama’s blami... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 17 2014]
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Scientists take issue with Barack Obama’s blami... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 17 2014]
In delivering aid to drought-stricken California last week, President Barack Obama and his aides cited the state as an example of what could be in store for much of the rest of the country as human-caused climate change intensifies. But in doing so, ...
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