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The Monterey County Herald
Casey Lucius makes strong impression at forumLucius makes strong impression at forum In Monday night’s forum, two thoughtfu
Casey Lucius makes strong impression at forum
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Lucius makes strong impression at forum In Monday night’s forum, two thoughtful, genuinely nice, sincere and passionate candidates gave responses to questions about: United States/Israeli relations; what role the United States should play in... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Bill Hood: A lost opportunity to stand up to Cal AmThe Herald, in its most recent editorial, said a lot — but overlooked even more
Bill Hood: A lost opportunity to stand up to Cal Am
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 6 days ago
The Herald, in its most recent editorial, said a lot — but overlooked even more. The paper has been a regular supporter of Cal Am in its “efforts” to build a desal plant that is touted as the solution to the Peninsula’s longstanding water supply... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Cal Am slant well might fall out of favor Two important facts about the California American Water slant well project ha
Cal Am slant well might fall out of favor
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Two important facts about the California American Water slant well project have come to light recently. They call for immediate action by all concerned. First, the test slant well, and the intended eight... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Ratepayers suffering for Cal Am’s mistake In recent years, California American Water accumulated a $40.6 million shortf
Ratepayers suffering for Cal Am’s mistake
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 12 days ago
In recent years, California American Water accumulated a $40.6 million shortfall resulting from a water conservation rate structure that Cal Am designed which resulted in undercharging its customers. Cal Am... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Ratepayers’ input overlooked in editorial I was surprised by the Jan. 29 editorial in The Herald. The editorial begins
Ratepayers’ input overlooked in editorial
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 13 days ago
I was surprised by the Jan. 29 editorial in The Herald. The editorial begins by criticizing speakers at the Jan. 27 hearings held by the state Public Utilities Commission to receive ratepayers’ input on... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Low water rates for hotels at ratepayers’ expense It is no surprise that John Narigi and his hospitality organization don’t sup
Low water rates for hotels at ratepayers’ expense
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 22 days ago
It is no surprise that John Narigi and his hospitality organization don’t support the portfolio approach to providing water for the Monterey Peninsula (Jan. 16). Narigi has always let his germophobia... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Editorial, Jan. 22, 2016: Cooperation key on water agreementsCooperation, progress and timely unanimous votes are not words usually associat
Editorial, Jan. 22, 2016: Cooperation key on water agreements
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Cooperation, progress and timely unanimous votes are not words usually associated with water issues in Monterey County. But they can all be applied to recent water agency decisions that will benefit both the Monterey Peninsula and the Salinas... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Peninsula ratepayers seem to carry Cal Am’s burden Representative officials announce a tentative deal to sell 1,000 acre-feet pe
Peninsula ratepayers seem to carry Cal Am’s burden
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Representative officials announce a tentative deal to sell 1,000 acre-feet per year of desalinated water to Castroville for $110 per acre-foot, satisfying the Agency Act which demands that drawn... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Kenneth Nishi: Lost desal plant: Cal Am gains, customers loseMy father, Henry T. Nishi, from day one had always taught me to do your best as
Kenneth Nishi: Lost desal plant: Cal Am gains, customers lose
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 27 days ago
My father, Henry T. Nishi, from day one had always taught me to do your best as an individual, respect everyone, especially the old and unfortunate, and leave this earth a better place than you found it. With this guidance, as a member of the Marina... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Bill Hood: Groundwater agreement illegalIn a recent issue of The Herald, Jim Johnson reported on a “deal” reached betwe
Bill Hood: Groundwater agreement illegal
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 27 days ago
In a recent issue of The Herald, Jim Johnson reported on a “deal” reached between Cal Am, the Castroville Community Services District, the Salinas Valley Water Coalition, the Monterey County Farm Bureau, and Land Watch, whereby the utility will... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
We must protect the Peninsula’s natural beauty Just because a person is “pro-environment” doesn’t mean that person is “anti-
We must protect the Peninsula’s natural beauty
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Just because a person is “pro-environment” doesn’t mean that person is “anti-business.” Instead, it shows the person is in favor of sensible construction projects dedicated to keeping the beauty of the... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Cal Am looking to raise rates after Monterey Peninsula conserves too much waterThe Central Coast of California has done a great job conserving water during th
Cal Am looking to raise rates after Monterey Peninsula conserves too much water
KSBW Salinas / Posted 28 days ago
The Central Coast of California has done a great job conserving water during the drought, and now water users could be asked to pay for it. California American Water has lost millions in revenue because of conservation, and now it wants to raise... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Deal to sell desal water to Castroville is deceptive At the risk of being called a cynic, I cannot imagine a more hypocritical, de
Deal to sell desal water to Castroville is deceptive
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 29 days ago
At the risk of being called a cynic, I cannot imagine a more hypocritical, deceptive announcement than California American Water’s agreement to sell desalinated water to Castroville (Jan.... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Cal Am looks for public input on planned water rate increaseCalifornia American Water customers are getting a chance to have their voice he
Cal Am looks for public input on planned water rate increase
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 29 days ago
California American Water customers are getting a chance to have their voice heard as proposed water rate increases move ahead. More from Central Coast News The company has a pending application with the California Public Utilities Commission,... Read more

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