SYRCL, Taxpayers Rally to Voice Concerns to County Supervisors about San Juan Ridge Mine

Nearly 100 community members turned out to an early morning rally and presentation organized by the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) and the San Juan Ridge Taxpayers Association (SJRTA) on the potential impacts of the proposed San Juan Ridge Mine.  Following the rally, the Supervisors received over 1,300 signed postcards from concerned citizens. In read more >>

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Concerned Citizens to Rally and Present County Supervisors with 1,300 postcards about proposed San Juan Ridge Mine impacts on Yuba Watershed

WHAT: Rally and Postcard Presentation to the Board of Supervisors WHEN: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 8:00 AM Rally on the Rood Center steps 9:00 AM Postcard Presentation during Public Comment WHERE: Eric Rood Administrative Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City WHO: San Juan Ridge Taxpayers Association & the South Yuba River Citizens League WHY: Deliver 1,300 read more >>

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Citizens Voice Concerns Over Daguerre Dam Hydropower Project

More than 20 Yuba River lovers from all over Northern California drove through tornado-laden skies to Marysville on Monday to make their views heard about a proposed hydroelectric power project at Daguerre Pont Dam. The Yuba River above and below Daguerre, is one of the last strongholds for wild salmon and steelhead runs in the read more >>

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Yuba Express a Success: South Yuba River State Park is off the Closure List! Now help us Save Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park

On February 8, 2012 SYRCL spearheaded the “Yuba Express” to the State Capitol. More than 100 Yuba River lovers hand-delivered over 10,000 letters and petition signatures to Governor Jerry Brown, Resource Secretary John Laird, Parks Director Ruth Coleman, Senator Doug LaMalfa, and Assemblyman Dan Logue requesting that the South Yuba River and Malakoff Diggins State read more >>

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Join the “Yuba Express” to the Capitol on February 8th!

The Save Our Yuba State Parks campaign has collected over 10,000 letters and petition signatures addressed to Governor Jerry Brown with one clear message: Keep our Yuba State Parks open! Please join us as we caravan down to the State Capitol in Sacramento to hand-deliver these petitions directly to Governor Brown, Resource Secretary John Laird, read more >>

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Yuba State Parks Still In Limbo

With the cool waters of the Yuba River finally at safe and enjoyable levels (and temperatures!), the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) has a brief update on the status of potential local state park closures. At present, 70 state parks are on the state’s closure list, including Malakoff Diggins State Park and the South read more >>

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Nevada County Supervisors Denounce Closure of Our State Parks

Last Tuesday, Nevada County Supervisors unanimously approved a letter to Governor Brown objecting to the proposed closure of our two state park units, Malakoff Diggins and South Yuba River. The Supervisors noted that these park units, due to their size and access, cannot be “closed” in any real sense.  Further, the Supervisors point out that, read more >>

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June 21st: Support Your State Parks at the Capitol… & What You Can Do Right Now

Next Tuesday, June 21st, join Californians from around the State at the Capitol for a chance to tell our leaders to save our state parks! The California State Parks Foundation is hosting the Save our State Parks rally/expo/press conference on the Capitol steps, and we can help.  We are looking for SYRCL volunteers, members, and read more >>

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Rally Round the River on Saturday, September 25

September 1, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Miriam Limov, RiverPeople/Volunteer Coordinator    miriam@syrcl.org 530-265-5961 X 201 Jason Rainey, Executive Director       Jason@syrcl.org 530-265-5961 X 207 SYRCL’s 13th Annual “Greater Yuba Clean-Up and Restoration Day” Announced   Rally Round the River on Saturday, September 25, 2010 The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) announces the upcoming 13th annual “Greater read more >>

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