Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion California water bond on the statewide ballot has nearly unanimous support from newspaper editorial boards.  California’s largest newspapers have all issued endorsements of the YES on Prop 1 campaign, including the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the U-T San Diego, the Sacramento Bee, the San Jose Mercury News and the Orange County Register.


 

Dave Puglia

The Center for Food Safety (CPS) announced yesterday that 14 new grants totaling more than $2.8 million have been awarded to answer critical questions in food safety practices.  The objective of the awards is to provide the produce industry with practical, translatable research data that can be used at all levels of the supply chain. Specifically, the research awards will focus on fruit, vegetable and nut production, pre-harvest, harvest and post-harvest handling and co-management of food safety and the environment.  


 

Hank Giclas

On October 9, 2014, Western Growers and Pinnacle Claims Management will host a health care reform webinar to get your company up to speed on the large employer pay or pay mandate which will go into effect on January 1, 2015. Along with providing you with the latest information about how to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and new guidance regarding mandatory IRS reporting requirements, WG will launch Pinnacle’s NEW ACA Dashboard. 

Jonathan Alexander

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