White bird flying over the Pajaro River lagoon. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Environment / Nature

Rivas co-introduces statewide Clean Water Act

If approved, the legislation would work to ensure all bodies of water in California are clean enough for drinking, swimming and fishing by 2050.

Mary and Andy Hsia-Coron turn in more than 4,000 signatures to election officials.


“Protect Our Water” Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot

San Benito Rising group hands in three times the amount of signatures needed.

Protect our water sources!

Business / Economy

Hearing on Fracking in Salinas, Jan. 8

Should We Allow Our Groundwater To Be Poisoned or Not? After all, we can’t let the poor, struggling subsidized oil & gas industry suffer….