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  1. Drought aftermath in Terra Bella: - We survived ... we're hurting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... 11,000 acre-feet of water, about half the allotment these farmers usually buy from Millerton Lake as part of the Friant Division of the federal Central Valley Project. But most of it didn't come cheap. "Most years, it runs $2.5 million to $3 ...

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  2. A meal fit for royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    It was November in 1960 and our family had just relocated to Clovis from Friant. Times were hard, especially for fairly new immigrants from Mexico.

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  3. SalmonFest celebrates the San JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Visitors practice fly casting during the 2013 SalmonFest at Lost Lake Park near Friant . The now annual event celebrates the San Joaquin River restoration project and the return of salmon to spawning grounds near Millerton Dam.

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  4. SalmonFest celebrates the San JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Visitors practice fly casting during the 2013 SalmonFest at Lost Lake Park near Friant . The now annual event celebrates the San Joaquin River restoration project and the return of salmon to spawning grounds near Millerton Dam.

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  5. California Environmental Law and Policy Update - October 2014 #5Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... terminal, and 300 acres of parks, playgrounds, and open space. East San Joaquin Valley growers, represented by the Friant Water Authority, are suing state water authorities over drought decisions, claiming east-side communities and farms received no ...

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  6. California farmers challenge drought cutbacksRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... ( http://bit.ly/13crSqv ) over emergency orders issued by the state Water Resources Control Board this year. The Friant Water Authority, representing 15,000 growers, says the state gave wildlife refuges priority for water deliveries from the ...

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  7. Supreme Court Adds Another CEQA Case To Its Docket, Will Review Fifth ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | JD Supra

    Supreme Court Adds Another CEQA Case To Its Docket, Will Review Fifth District's Sierra Club v. County of Fresno ("Friant Ranch") Decision On October 1, 2014, the California Supreme Court granted the Real Party in Interest developer's petition for ...

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  8. Outcome of Proposition 48 may have no bearing on North Fork casino projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... the North Fork Indians likely would sue - and probably would prevail - experts say. Table Mountain rancheria in Friant has spent nearly $12 million. Brigade Financial, a New York-based financial backer of Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, has spent ...

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  9. Brown opens up spending in campaign's final monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    ... than $5 million in in-kind billboard, television, Internet and lawn advertising from the Table Mountain Rancheria of Friant.

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  10. Earth Log: Back to the debate over Temperance FlatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... east San Joaquin Valley agriculture has endured this year. He is one of 15,000 east-side growers who are part of the Friant Water Authority. These farmers buy water from Millerton Lake. They got a zero allocation this year. Ishida said the shutoff ...

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  11. Restore Hetch Hetchy & David Brower Center Announce 'Water Fights' Series on CA Water PolicyRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | PR Log

    ... River, featuring Mono Lake Committee's Geoff McQuilkin; Natural Resources Defense Council's Monty Schmitt, and Friant Water Authority's Steve Ottemoeller. "We look forward to presenting the 'Water Fights' series to keep the dialogue on water issues ...

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  12. Recreation Calendar for 10/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Legends Celebrity Golf Tournament: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun Oct. 24, Eagle Springs Golf and Country Club, Friant, 325-8900, , $150, $600 foursome. Aikido: 9-10 a.m. Saturdays through Saturday. ...

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  13. Time for a fifth water forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... County Department of Public Health); Alan Hofmann (Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District); Ronald Jacobsma (Friant Water Authority); Martin McIntyre (San Luis Water District); David Orth (Kings River Conservation District); Gary Serrato (Fresno ...

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  14. Opponents hold financial edge battle over tribal casino ballot initiativeRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... casino -- Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold -- and Table Mountain Rancheria, a tribe with a casino in Friant. The opponents have raised a total of $7.8 million to defeat the ballot measure, election records show. "It's really David ...

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  15. Draft Environmental Documents Available for Addition of North-Kern...Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    The Bureau of Reclamation has announced the availability of draft environmental documents for the proposed introduction of up to 10,000 acre-feet of North-Kern Water Storage District groundwater into the Friant-Kern Canal as part of the FKC Groundwater Pump-In Program. The introduction of up to 10,000 acre-feet is included in the cumulative annual total of 50,000 acre-feet allowed Friant Division contractors under the FKC Groundwater Pump-In Program.

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  16. Reclamation to Hold Sacramento and San Joaquin Basins Study Online Public Meeting on ThursdayRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Valley, Stockton East Water District, Madera County Resource Management Agency, El Dorado County Water Agency, Friant Water Authority, and Mountain Counties Water Resources Association. Reclamation is the largest wholesale water supplier and the ...

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  17. People crowd around the Midi Baccarat tables at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Rocklin in 2010.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Jan. 1 until earlier this week, all of the money opposing Proposition 48 had come from Table Mountain Rancheria in Friant or Brigade Capital Management, LLC, a New York investment firm with a financial stake in the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino. ...

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  18. United Auburn tribe gives $100,000 to anti-casino compact campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... Jan. 1 until earlier this week, all of the money opposing Proposition 48 had come from Table Mountain Rancheria in Friant or Brigade Capital Management, LLC, a New York investment firm with a financial stake in the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino. ...

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  19. Temperance Flat Reservoir: It's getting seriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... "If we miss this opportunity, (the project) might just go on the shelf," said Ron Jacobsma, general manager of the Friant Water Authority, representing 15,000 farmers along the Valley's east side. Temperance Flat opponent Ron Stork, senior policy ...

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  20. Friant man, 89, identified in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    An 89-year-old man killed Thursday night in a car crash near Lost Lake was identified as Philip Fatius of Friant, the Fresno County Coroner's Office reported. Fatius' Lexus sedan veered off Friant Road near Lost Lake, rolled several times, and he was thrown from his car, California Highway Patrol said.

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