We are sorry to report that Rio Vista Mayor, Norman Richardson has crossed over the bar. Norman was a popular figure in the Delta and was a great promoter of Rio Vista and he along with his dry sense of humor will be missed by everyone that knew him.
Check out this great local street band in Walnut Grove, thanks to Gene Beley for catching them on video
Downtown Friday night sidewalk band by the Tong Gallery:
The Delta Protection Commission is having an art competition for the 2018 Flood Preparedness Calendar!
Delta residents enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12 in public, private, and home schools located within the area serviced by the River Delta Unified School District are eligible to participate.
A great story courtesy of:
This Saturday, September 17th, California Coastal Cleanup Day will take place along more than 2,000 miles of coastal and inland shoreline.
DELTA TUNNELS: If you live in the Delta Jerry Brown and John Laird want your land! “Confidential” Documents Reveal State Plans to Take Delta Farms - August 21, 2015
From our friends at Restore the Delta:
Public opposition & lack of permits don’t deter Department of Water Resources (Delta Design Construction Enterprise) Under Brown Administration Lead
Sacramento – Newly released documents gained through Public Records Actions show that water exporters and the Delta Design Construction Enterprise housed within the California Department of Water Resources have already developed plans to “acquire” family farms and right of way in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta through eminent domain.
After burying the Delta in Invasive plants now the Natural Resouce Agency says the fix is to divert the Sacramento River Around the Delta! - January 8, 2015
These people will stop at nothing to destroy the Delta!
BDCP Would Help Address Invasive Species in the Delta
“Invasive species, particularly water hyacinth, are an ever-present problem in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta), disrupting the natural ecosystem and creating major problems for boaters.