Latest Hetch Hetchy Valley Stories

2014-04-27 23:02:01

Join this group of authors, publishers and experts in a one-of-a-kind look at a plausible dream to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 On Friday, May 16, at 7:30 pm in the Dietrich Theater on the Rocklin Campus, Sierra College Natural History Museum and Sierra College Press are cosponsoring a lively lecture and discussion on the future of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Dammed by the City of San Francisco for water and...

2014-04-24 23:11:45

Former Yosemite Ranger, Jim Cogan, will give his personal, interactive presentation on the Hetch Hetchy Valley, followed by a discussion and tasting of Living Tree Community Foods. This event is free and open to the public. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Living Tree Community Foods invites the public to a free presentation and tasting at 7:30pm on May 1st at UC Berkeley’s Faculty Club. Naturalist and former Yosemite ranger, Jim Cogan, will give his personal, interactive...

2012-07-09 23:02:23

Former California Dept. of Resources Secretary Huey Johnson calls ballot initiative “a long-overdue first step towards planning San Francisco´s water future.” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Former California Department of Resources Secretary Huey Johnson joined with environmental leaders at San Francisco City Hall today to turn-in 15,800 petition signatures from San Francisco voters in order to qualify the Water Conservation and Yosemite Restoration Initiative for...

2011-11-28 16:00:00

Rejection to hearing requested by Restore Hetch Hetchy comes in spite of mounting citizen support for restoration of the Hetch Hetchy Valley and solid evidence that utilizing Hetch Hetchy Valley as a water storage facility is unnecessary. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 In spite of solid evidence that utilizing Yosemiteâs Hetch Hetchy Valley as a water storage facility is unnecessary, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has rejected a request by...

2011-03-15 10:30:00

Hikers Can Follow Muir's Footsteps in Rare Guided Trek as Momentum Grows to Restore Hetch Hetchy Valley SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The fight led by naturalist John Muir a century ago continues to strengthen as hikers prepare for the third annual "Muir's March" this summer to advocate for the restoration of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. The guided treks into scenic areas -- rarely experienced by tourists -- literally and figuratively follow in...

2008-10-01 06:00:35

By Julia Scott SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area residents who get their water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in the Sierra will not be allotted any "new" water under a proposal to maximize water resources through 2018, although water rates will double in that time to pay for upgrades to the system, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission officials said Tuesday. The staff of the commission is backing a regional water supply plan that would avoid the controversial environmental pitfall of...

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