Come to the Capital: MMANC Annual Conference Registration Opens

Early-bird registration for the 2015 MMANC Annual Conference has opened!  The annual event draws over 250 local government professionals each year.  This year’s conference theme is “Creating Connections” and returns to the Embassy Suites – Sacramento Riverfront Promenade from Wednesday, October 14 through Friday, October 16. This year’s conference is jam-packed with engaging sessions, riveting […]

Hayward Mayor Proposes ‘Work-at-home, Skip-a-shower Day’

Mayor Barbara Halliday said she has been known to forsake a shower, but only if she plans to spend the entire day at home. The idea is just another of many for residents to conserve water during the state’s enduring drought. “Maybe we can start a stay-at-home, work-at-home, skip-a-shower day?” Halliday joked Tuesday night as […]

State Water Board Chair: ‘It’ll be up to Local Water Officials to Enforce Rules’

IN THE NEWS In a California Report interview with State Water Resources Control Board Chair Felicia Marcus, the powerful state agency head told KQED Science Reporter Craig Miller that tighter restrictions on water usage will be handed down to water agencies in light of a near-certain record-dry March.  Tighter restrictions mean tighter enforcement, with no […]