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    November 7, 2019

    The Monterey Peninsula and Water – 1900 to 1980

    November 7, 2019

    By Rudy Fischer: The Big Picture

    At the start of 1900 the population of Monterey was 1,748; while Pacific Grove had 1,411 people.  That year was an auspicious one for the Monterrey area, starting off with the opening of something we are now famous for – our first golf course.  The Pacific Improvement Company, which just 17 years earlier had built the first dam on the Carmel River, now began installation of six wells and pumps to draw 2 million gallons of water a day, and put in bigger pipes to take it down the valley and around the coast.  In the process they cut down 500 trees in Carmel, and the Carmel Development Company sued them for “laying waste” to its property.  While Carmel won the suit, the project was still completed in 1905 at a cost of $150,000.

    In 1919 Samuel F.B Morse formed the Del Monte Properties Company and bought the Monterey operation of the Pacific Improvement Company for $1.3 million.  Apparently Morse had drilled wells all over the Pebble Beach area but had failed to find any water.  Two years later he also completed the construction of a second dam – the San Clemente – which held 2,135 acre feet of water and supplied subdivisions throughout Monterey County.

    In 1930 Morse sold the system to Chester Loveland, who raised rates the following year.  That started the first arguments about the benefits of publicly versus privately owned water.  Those in favor of public water estimated that it would cost from $1.8 to $2 million to buy the system, and it went to the ballot a few years later.  In 1935 the public water ownership measure lost 2,106 to 1,041.  Loveland then transferred the water company to another company he owned – the California Water and Telephone Company (CWT).  By 1939 that water company was serving 7,340 people, irrigating 5 golf courses, providing water to the growing sardine factories; and reaching its capacity limit.

    In 1947 the San Clemente Dam has become a quarter silted up and Carmel Water and Telephone (CWT) proposed the Los Padres Dam to hold 19,000 acre feet per year (afy) of water to supply new developments and the sardine industry – which continued to grow.  Because of opposition by farmers and steelhead fisherman the State Water Resources Control Board cut that back to only 6,000 feet of storage and limited their diversion of water from the beginning of October of each year to the end of May the following year.  The dam was completed by 1948 but, in 1949, it was already drained for repairs because of the large number of leaks from the face of the dam.  

    In 1956 the city of Monterey funded a study to determine if a public takeover of the company was feasible.  In 1958 the Monterey Peninsula Municipal Water District (MPMWD) was formed to evaluate if it was possible to take over CW&T and another water system operating at the time.  The study determined that, yes, it was feasible to take over the two water systems and an initiative was written and put on the ballot to form a Monterey Peninsula Water District.  

    This effort didn’t go anywhere though and, in the election of 1965, the measure to buy these water companies for $17.5 million lost by a vote of 10,766 to 3,053 and the Carmel Water and Telephone Company was sold to American Water Works Company.  The following year the American Water Works Company formed the California-American Water Company to manage that system and, in 1967, the voters decided to dissolve the MPMWD.

    Then in 1975, after an investigation to see if Cal Am’s water distribution systems met the needs of the area found it did not, the California Public Utilities Commission ordered a moratorium on new connections until the company improved its system substantially.  The timing was unfortunate; because that year was also the start of a very severe two year drought.  That year, also, a Joint Powers Agency (JPA) made up of mayors and County Supervisors formed the Monterey Peninsula Water Management Agency (MPWMA) to develop that water rationing plan and to think about other ways to get water for Monterey County – including (once again) acquiring Cal Am.  

    Other things discussed were building a desal plant, developing a water reclamation project, or building another dam.  A state bill to form the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (MPWMD) was passed by the state legislature and signed into law by the governor in 1977.  The idea behind this legislation was that a local public agency was necessary so that locals could figure out the best way to solve the area’s continual water shortages.  The following year voters decided 14,010 to 11,026 that they wanted this agency.   Rather than looking at the previous suggestions of building something new and developing new sources of water, however, the General Manager and board at that time focused on conservation efforts – and nothing happened as far as developing a new source of water.

    Throughout this time – just like in the past – the Carmel River and Monterey area alternated between droughts and floods.  In 1979 a lightning strike started the three week long Marble Cone fire which burned a great deal of the 45 square mile rivershed above Los Padres Dam.  As a result, the rains the following winter caused sediment to flow into the reservoir, and this one event alone reduced the reservoir’s capacity by almost 25%.  

    The Monterey Peninsula and Water – 1980 to 2000

    11-1-19 Issue

    October 31, 2019

    SPCA Offers $1,000 Reward in Abandoned Puppy Case

    October 30, 2019


    The SPCA for Monterey County is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who abandoned a tiny puppy in Chualar on Tuesday, October 29.

    The small eight week old black and white terrier mix was found abandoned in a box on Washington Street in Chualar around 8:15 in the morning. The property owner contacted the SPCA. SPCA Humane Officers responded to the scene to rescue the puppy and bring her back to the SPCA for veterinary treatment and care. 

    The puppy, who SPCA staff are calling Sally, is now safe at the SPCA. The SPCA gave her a veterinary exam and a warm bath and she is now enjoying clean water, fresh food, and cozy bedding. 

    Photos and video available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1S9kBou4_v7F84luncrKqrNJy44xWCZMP

    If you have any information about this case or can identify the puppy, please contact the SPCA at 831-373-2631. All calls are confidential.  To donate to help abused and neglected animals, please call the SPCA at 831-264-5421 or donate online at www.SPCAmc.org.

    The owners could potentially be charged with the following offenses: California Penal Code Sections 597.1 (Permitting Animals to go Without Veterinary Care), Penal Code 597 (Animal Cruelty), Penal Code597(b) (Deprivation of Food, Water, and Shelter), and Penal Code 597s (Abandonment).

    The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) for Monterey County is your nonprofit, independent, donor-supported humane society that has been serving the animals and people of Monterey County since 1905. The SPCA is not a chapter of any other agency and does not have a parent organization.  They shelter homeless, neglected and abused pets and livestock, and provide humane education and countless other services to the community. They are the local agency you call to investigate animal cruelty, rescue and rehabilitate injured wildlife, and aid domestic animals in distress. Online at www.SPCAmc.org.

    10-25-19 issue

    October 24, 2019

    SPCA Nursing Albatross

    October 23, 2019

    This Laysan Albatross should be miles out at sea. Instead, he is at the SPCA Wildlife Center in critical condition and we are fighting to save him. He was found on Marina State Beach yesterday, wet, emaciated, and hypothermic. Our Wildlife Rescue team is giving him fluids, food, and supplemental heat to try to save him. The good news is he was able to eat solid fish this morning, however he is still hypothermic and unable to thermoregulate.

    This is one of the first Laysan Albatrosses rescued by the SPCA. While we occasionally see Black-footed Albatross, we don’t have current records of a rescued Laysan Albatross. Laysan Albatross are pelagic birds, which means they live their lives at sea except while nesting. They range across the northern Pacific Ocean from about the latitude of Costa Rica to the Aleutian Islands and southern Bering Sea. They have a wingspan of 76-79 inches and can soar effortlessly for miles.

    We thank our donors for making our rescues of all types of animals possible. He is alive today because of your support!

    ps – We use the baby monitor to observe him without stressing him. Being in captivity is stressful to our wild patients, who are always fearful of humans, so we do all we can to reduce their stress. By using the baby monitor, we are able to see if he needs immediate care and also track his progress (we saw him eat fish!) without him hearing or seeing us.

    Too Late for Print Because it’s TOMORROW!

    October 22, 2019

    Wed Oct 23 from 10am -1pm

    at Parents Place, 1025 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove

    Dear Friends,

    Parents’ Place will hold its annual Fall Festival on Oct 23 from 10am-1pm at the Parents’ Place meadow. This FREE community celebration features music, food, and children’s crafts and activities. Proceeds from the silent auction, and raffle directly benefit Parents’ Place programs!

    A popular aspect of the festival is our raffle fundraiser, which will showcase theme baskets that include gift certificates for local dining, services from local businesses, and items such as children’s clothing, toys, books, and more!

    We hope that you will join us in supporting Parents’ Place by participating in the raffle for your chance to win any of the fabulous baskets. Raffle tickets can be purchased at Parents’ Place before the Fall Festival on Tuesday, October 22 between 11:15am and 12:45pm. You can also purchase tickets at the Fall Festival on Wednesday, October 23. We can accept cash, checks, and credit cards.

    For more information and to see pictures of the baskets please visit our Facebook event page.

    Each year we raise nearly $10,000. This year we hope to raise the bar even higher, and we know we can achieve this with your participation. Funds raised will support our programs, teachers, students and their children. Thank you very much for your support and we look forward to seeing you at the Fall Festival!

    More about Parents’ Place and PCMC-

    For over 25 years, Parents’ Place (a program of the Pacific Grove Unified School District) has provided thousands of local families with the support they need to nurture their children in positive, healthy, and loving ways. Hundreds of families from across the Monterey Peninsula attend weekly classes with their children ages birth through three years old. The Parents’ Place program is nationally recognized as a model parent-education program, with honors that include the Golden Bell Award from the California School Boards Association.  

    The Parenting Connection of Monterey County (PCMC) (a 501c3 non-profit organization) values parent education that is delivered respectfully, is research-based, honors the whole parent and child, and is appropriate for each age and stage. Parenting Connection assists in achieving this by sourcing and scheduling professional instructor’s and classrooms on a regular basis. PCMC provides financial and volunteer support to Parents’ Place in addition to operating parent education programming from its Salinas classroom.

    Thank you for your support! We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday!

    28 Monterey County Electeds Agree… No Cal Am Desal

    October 18, 2019

    28 Monterey County Electeds Agree… No Cal Am Desal

    Twenty-eight of our local elected leaders have signed a joint letter to the California Coastal Commission asking the Commission to deny Cal Am’s Coastal Development Permit at their November 14 hearing.
    Please join these community leaders for a press conference on the lawn at Colton Hall in Monterey, on Monday, October 21 at 11am. Supervisor Jane Parker and Mayors Clyde Roberson, Bruce Delgado, Ian Oglsby and Alison Kerr will be among those there to speak to this critical issue facing our community.
    Find out why these leaders think the expansion of the Pure Water Monterey project is a much better solution to meet our current and future water demand. Why do they think it’s the smart economic and environmental choice?

    We’ll release the letter to the Coastal Commission Monday morning and have copies available to the press. 

    10-18-19 issue

    October 17, 2019

    Empty the Shelter today!

    October 12, 2019

    Empty the Shelters Adoption Event

    at the SPCA for Monterey County
    Saturday, October 12

    After successfully helping place over 23,000 pets in homes, BISSELL Pet Foundation is back to Empty the Shelters with the SPCA for Monterey County. On Saturday, October 12, the SPCA will waive the adoption fee for all dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Donations, as always, will be gratefully accepted. 

    Since the SPCA rescues all types of pets, we are also waiving adoption fees for all rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, pigeons, and doves, although these pets’ fees are not covered by the foundation. 

    The SPCA for Monterey County is one of 125 organizations in 26 states taking part in this special adoption day. 

    “Our shelter partners continue to give feedback that Empty the Shelters is saving lives in their area,” said Cathy Bissell, Founder of BISSELL Pet Foundation. “Not only do thousands of pets find homes, but shelter and rescue organizations of all sizes collaborate to make the greatest impact possible for pets. These relationships continue long after the event ends.”

    BPF’s Empty the Shelters program began in 2016 to capitalize on the foundation’s mission to find every pet a loving home. ETS aims to shed light on pet homelessness across the county and encourage families to adopt a pet.

    “We thank the BISSELL Pet Foundation for donating the adoption fees so every dog and cat in our shelter can find a loving, forever home,” says Scott Delucchi, SPCA Executive Director. 

    Multiple studies have shown that the amount paid for an animal has no bearing on how that pet will be treated in the future and pets adopted at free adoption events have lower return rates than regular adoptions. All SPCA adoption protocols will stay the same except we will not offer holds on pets that day or the Friday before.

    The SPCA is the only shelter in Monterey County that is participating.

    The SPCA for Monterey County is located at 1002 Monterey-Salinas Highway, across from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  Adoption hours are 11-5 on weekdays and 11-4 on weekends.  

    SPCA adoptions include the pet’s spay or neuter surgery, permanent microchip identification, vaccinations, SPCA ID tag, a health evaluation, and more. Regular adoption fees range from $35 to $290.  

    For more information, please call The SPCA at 831-373-2631 or visit SPCAmc.org/special.  Visit www.SPCAmc.org to view adoptable pets! 

    10-11-19 Issue

    October 10, 2019

    10-4-19

    October 3, 2019

    Water Battles in the United States

    October 3, 2019

    By Rudy Fischer

    Disputes over water aren’t just in foreign countries and Monterey County. As the US population grows it is becoming an issue in many parts of our country. Even which has one of the more robust and reliable water systems in the world, there are or have been arguments over water between and within many of our states.Several years ago Georgia, Alabama, and Florida went at it in the courts. The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint and the Alabathema-Coosa-Tallapoosa river basins provide water for the states of Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. In 1990 Alabama filed a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers, who manages the dams which make up the two systems; with Florida filling a similar suite the following year. 

    Georgia wanted the water for the Atlanta metropolitan area – which had grown from just one and a half million people in 1970 to six million people today. The states of Florida and Alabama were also growing and didn’t want their rights to the water taken away. This had implications both for the people in those states, and the environment and Endangered Species Act. The problems with the lawsuit was compounded by the fact that the dams had been built with federal funds and thus required Congressional approval for any agreements the states made among themselves.

    Georgia wanted over 2,000 acre feet per day from the project (compared to Monterey County’s use of 10,000 acre feet a YEAR). Alabama needed the water to preserve its biodiversity, power generation, and navigation on its rivers. Florida needed the water not just for population growth, but also to protect its shrimp and other seafood industries, as well as to maintain the health of the state’s ecosystems. Both states wanted Georgia to limit (put a cap on) the amount of water it would take. In 2013 Florida finally sued Georgia over the issue. 

    After 28 years of arguing, the court case finally ended up in the Supreme Court, which issued its decision in June of 2018. Though the court’s special master said that Florida had “failed to prove a consumption cap was necessary” the court decided that Florida is entitled to a ruling in its favor, but only if it shows that “the benefit of the (apportioned water flow) substantially outweigh the harm that might result”. Justice Ruth Baden Ginsberg even said “Can we agree that a cap (on water used by Georgia) at the very least would prevent the situation in Florida from getting worse?”

    There have also been water disputes between South and North Carolina about what constitutes a “fair” allocation of water for a river that starts in one state and runs through another before discharging to the Atlantic Ocean. There have been court water cases involving New York and New Jersey; between Memphis, Tennessee and Mississippi because Memphis was drawing in Mississippi’s groundwater across state lines; and between Virginia and Maryland; and one between New Mexico and Colorado.

    Eight states in The Great Plains area (South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and part of Texas) sit over the Ogallala Aquifer/Over 80% of the 2.3 million people living in this area use it for drinking water; in addition to which it supports $20 billion in agriculture involving livestock, corn, wheat, and soybeans. But this is a fairly dry area without a lot of rain and the aquifer is not being recharged at anything near the rate it is being depleted, and people have noticed le level of the water going down since 2003.

    Although the above are all big issues, the most significant water disputes have actually been in the west. In Texas, neighboring ranchers are fighting over the water under their ground. That’s because Texas relies on something called “The Rule of Capture”, which goes back to English common law from the late 1400’s and claims that anything below your property –and within your property boundaries – belongs to you. As one farmer said “If we sell alfalfa to Saudi Arabia or China, it’s basically exporting water there, so what’s the difference”? But water is not like soil. It doesn’t just stay where it is or go away when you ship it. Water is like air. If you move some of it, other air or water will flow into the gap – and it does so from your neighbor’s area. And if you draw out too much water from an aquifer, it may never recover.

    Next Week – The benefits – and problems – flowing from one of the largest shared water areas in the US – the 246,000 square mile Colorado River Basin.

    Public Safety Dive Team

    October 3, 2019

    The Monterey County Sheriff Public Safety Dive team conducted a Hazardous materials training exercise in the ocean at the Coast Guard Pier, Wednesday October 2nd. The special Haz-Mat dry suits and full-face masks keep divers completely isolated from any hazardous materials they might encounter in an emergency response situation. All four divers are full-time Monterey County Sheriff officers. Training exercises are conducted every month for various emergency scenarios.

    Left to right: Sgt. John Madrino, Deputy Jason Sclimenti, Sgt. Mike Darlington,
    Reserve Deputy Fernando White.

    October 2, 2019

    On Fri., Oct 4 at 9am, Public Water Now will hold a rally at the regional landfill gate at Del Monte Blvd. and Charlie Benson Lane north of Marina. 

    Stop and talk with us on your way in to the Pure Water Monterey Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Find out why the expansion of Pure Water Monterey is a far better choice than Cal Am’s proposed desal plant. 

    PWN is deeply concerned that Cal Am continues to force its desal plant on the Peninsula when there is a much better solution, both environmentally and economically. See the attached Comparison Chart.

    “We don’t need Cal Am’s desal plant,” says Public Water Now director, Melodie Chrislock. “If you are willing to look at the facts, it’s clear that the Pure Water Monterey Expansion could meet the Peninsula’s needs for 40 to 50 years at a fraction of the economic and environmental cost.” 

    Cal Am’s desal would produce 250 times more Greenhouse gas than the expansion of Pure Water Monterey. It would damage the Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin with seawater intrusion and threaten Marina’s water supply.

    Cal Am’s desal plant would cost $1.2 billion financed over 30 years, compared to the PWM Expansion at a cost of $190 million. Both can supply the water needed for growth for decades, according to the recent Water Supply and Demand report from the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, 

    Directions:
    North on Hwy 1, 2 miles past Marina
    Take the second Del Monte Blvd Exit and turn right off the exit onto Del Monte Blvd
    The Regional Environmental Park sign on the left, marks Charlie Benson Lane.

    9-27-19 issue

    September 26, 2019

    9-20-19

    September 19, 2019

    9-13-19

    September 12, 2019

    HWY 68 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS TUES., SEPT. 10

    September 10, 2019

    Project to widen shoulders, refresh striping, improve signage, upgrade guardrail, place a safety edge with shoulder backing, and install rumble strips along Hwy 68 from west of Bishop Ave. to just east of the Hospital CHOMP) will begin Tue., Sept. 10. Scheduled closures will occur in the following locations:

    There will be daytime intermittent shoulder closures within the project area on Tue.,, Sept. 10 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
    In addition, motorists will encounter intermittent overnight lane and shoulder closures near the center median Wed., Sept. 11 – Fri., Sept. 13 during the overnight hours from 8 pm to 6 am.
    Motorists will then encounter intermittent overnight lane and shoulder closures near the center median each week, Sun.- Fri. from 8 pm – 6 am, with advanced notification as the project progresses. 

    Delays are expected to be minimal. Electronic message signs will be posted to alert motorists of this roadwork. 

    Project is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year, weather permitting.

    Rainbow Speakers & Friends meet

    September 6, 2019

    Hope you’ll join us at our next monthly meeting of Rainbow Speakers and Friends on Monday, September 8 at 7 p.m. at the Epiphany Lutheran and Episcopal Church in Marina.

    We welcome your input for next month’s Salinas Valley Pride Celebration’s Toro Park Family event on Saturday, October 12, the most family friendly event ever. Again thank you to CSUMB’s Christine Derr for gifting us the book, It Feels Good to Be Yourself, about gender identity. Come read this one, as well as Brené Brown’s Braving the Wilderness. We still have extra copies to share. 

    We are looking forward to our panels speaking in King City, Gonzales, at Salinas High, North High, CSUMB, MPC, at an ACLU meeting addressing non-binary gender identity and at the Monterey Police Academy. Come learn more!

    As always snacks to feed our lively conversation.
    Sincere thanks to Fr. Jon Perez and his husband Robert for providing a warm space for our gatherings at the Epiphany Lutheran and Episcopal Church, 425 Carmel Avenue, Marina (corner of Carmel and California Avenues).

    Updated rain gauge

    September 5, 2019

    Here is a slight correction:  

    In our driveway there was almost no moisture. Down Buena Vista about a block from our house on Shafter the street was a little wet from the fog–some dripping off trees, probably some directly from the fog overhead. Maybe a hundreth of an inch! 

    I thought that maybe I should turn around and change my RAIN GAUGE and send it to you, but I didn’t bother to do that.  

    I don’t have a Fog-O-Meter, but this would be a good estimate if you want to reprint this (below)!

    –Bruce
    _____________________________________________
    PACIFIC GROVE’S RAIN GAUGE

    Pacific Grove, beyond FOREST HILL SHOPPING and below Holman Hwy. 
    Data reported by Bruce Cowan, resident

    Week Ending Thursday Morning, September 5, 2019

    Inches, as of 8 AM, 9/5/19: .01″  

    Current season’s total since 7/1/19: .05″ (drizzles) 

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    Previous Season–July 2018 through June 2019: 26″

    Cedar Street Times 09-06-19

    September 5, 2019

    8-30-19 issue

    August 29, 2019

    Body found, may be missing woman

    August 28, 2019

    On Sat., Aug. 24 at approximately 6:13 PM the CHP Monterey Area office received a call of a vehicle that went off the cliff 1 mile south of Esalen near mile post marker 32 in Big Sur.  The vehicle was described as a red car down the cliff about 300 feet near the ocean.  A Monterey County Sheriff’s Dept. Search & Rescue drone confirmed the vehicle was unoccupied.  CHP Monterey Area officers, CHP Helicopter-70, Coast Guard, Monterey County Sheriff’s Department Search & Rescue, Big Sur Fire Brigade and Calif. State Parks worked together to search for the occupant.  

    On Sun., Aug. 25 at approximately 3:00 PM an unoccupied 2015 Honda Civic was recovered from the bottom of the cliff.  The family of Kristen Kendall filed a missing person report with the Capitola Police Dep.  The burgundy 2015 Honda Civic is registered to the missing person from Capitola. 

    On Wed., Aug. 28 at approx. 1300 hrs. divers with the Monterey County Sheriff’s Dept. Search & Rescue recovered a body in the ocean near the scene where the vehicle was recovered.  It is unknown at this time if the body that was recovered from the ocean is that of Kristen Kendall.  The Monterey County Coroner’s office will be releasing the name of the body found once an autopsy has been completed, probably by Thurs. Aug. 29. CHP will investigate the traffic collision. 

    Impired Drivers Targeted for Labor Day

    August 28, 2019

    Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest on the highways, which makes impaired driving even more dangerous.  To help keep the roadways safe, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is joining forces with five other Western states with the slogan “No safe place for impaired drivers” to crack down on drunk and drugged driving for the coming holiday weekend.

    In partnership with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, the state patrols of Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington will work as a Western States Traffic Safety Coalition to place special emphasis on the enforcement of drug-impaired driving.  The states will jointly stress that driving under the influence (DUI) means drugs as well as alcohol in their educational efforts.

    “Whatever causes impairment makes you an unsafe driver,” CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley said.  “High visibility enforcement in these six states will help create a general deterrence and promote safer driving.”

    In California, roads will be patrolled by all available CHP officers for the Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP), from 6:01 p.m. Friday, August 30, to 11:59 p.m. Monday, September 2.  During the 2018 Labor Day weekend MEP, 36 people were killed on California roads and 1,084 were arrested for DUI. 

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