To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, October 18, 2021

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In Drought, Fortunes Are Made

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BY FROMA HARROP BAKERSFIELD, CA – This summer, even drinking water may be hard to find in some central California towns. This region is in its third year of drought, among the worst in recorded history. Yet agribusinesses are planting huge new groves of thirsty almond and pistachio trees. Bear in mind, these are permanent […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.