A Bullet Dodged

In February 2013 AB 1164, known as the California Fair Paycheck Act, was introduced. The Bill, if passed, would allow an employee, or an entity including a governmental agency on behalf of the employee, provided that agency was to receive a portion of the compensation payable, to record and enforce a wage lien upon an […]

North Coast Environmental Groups Issue Warning that Frost Protection Activities May Violate the Endangered Species Act

California River Watch, Coast Action Group, and Forest Unlimited have issued the attached letter to North Coast vineyard owners and operators that divert water for agricultural purposes in the North Coast. The letter warns that water diversions for frost protection could result in the “take” of threatened and endangered salmonids in north coast streams, not […]