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The Chronicles of the Hydraulic Brotherhood Lloyd G. Carter, former UPI and Fresno Bee reporter, has been writing about California water issues for more than 35 years. He is President of the California Save Our Streams Council. He is also a board member of the Underground Gardens Conservancy and host of a monthly radio show on KFCF, 88.1 FM in Fresno. This is his personal blog site and contains archives of his news career as well as current articles, radio commentaries, and random thoughts.
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Former Rep. George Miller to be on radio tomorrow (Thursday, April 13) at 1 pm. PDT

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 15:24

George Miller, who spent 40 years as a member of Congress before retiring in 2014, will be interviewed on my radio show "Down in the Valley" at 1 p.m. PDT on KFCF, 88.1 FM if you are in the Fresno area. Internet visitors can go to www.kfcf.org and listen to the show live streaming.  Miller will be joined as a guest on the hour-long show by John Lawrence. who served as chief of staff for former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and also served as chief of staff to the House subcommittee on water and power in the 1990s.  Lawrence served Congress in various roles for 38 years before retiring in 2013.  Tune in. 

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Quote of the Day

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:10
The larger the mob, the harder the test. In small areas, before small electorates, a first-rate man occasionally fights his way through, carrying even the mob with him by the force of his personality. But when the field is nationwide, and the fight must be waged chiefly at second and third hand, and the force of personality cannot so readily make itself felt, then all the odds are on the man who is, intrinsically, the most devious and mediocre—the man who can most adeptly disperse the notion that his mind is a virtual vacuum. The Presidency tends, year by year, to go to such men. As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal.  READ MORE »
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Robert Boyle being interviewed today (Feb. 9) on KFCF at 1 p.m.

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 10:41

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Legendary Hudson River deferender Robert H. Boyle will be the guest today (feb. 9) on my radio show, Down in the Valley, on KFCF, 88.1 FM.  If you can't listen on the radio you can hear it live streaming at www.kfcf.org. Bob Boyle was a reporter for Sports Illustrated for many years and wrote an article for SI 24 years ago about the disaster at the Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge in Merced County.  A link to Bob"s Sports Illustrated article on Kesterson is below.

 

http://www.si.com/vault/1993/03/22/128252/the-killing-fields-toxic-drain...

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