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Dorothy Louise Amon Cashbaugh: 1922-2018

Dorothy Louise Amon Cashbaugh, age 95, was known for her sharp wit, mischievous streak and ability to cultivate any plant. Her unique brand of humor leaves many memories of burnt toast wrapped as Christmas presents. Dorothy passed away February 10, 2018 in her daughter’s home with her family by her side. Dorothy’s story began at […]

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Groundwater issues for Tri-Valley growers

By Deb Murphy The handful of growers on 3,000 to 4,000 acres of alfalfa in the Hammil, Benton and Chalfant areas aren’t anti-groundwater sustainability. What they are trying to avoid is the cost and complexity of California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, passed last fall. All they have to do is convince the state they’re not […]

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