Sheep graze among wind turbines near Rio Vista. Their power flows to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, which is, like other utilities, under a state mandate to shift from fossil fuel and hydropower sources to renewables.
Sheep graze among wind turbines near Rio Vista. Their power flows to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, which is, like other utilities, under a state mandate to shift from fossil fuel and hydropower sources to renewables. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
Sheep graze among wind turbines near Rio Vista. Their power flows to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, which is, like other utilities, under a state mandate to shift from fossil fuel and hydropower sources to renewables. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.