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mtshasta.com is the home of the weblog of fly fishing, and local scenic tours guide, Jack Trout Look for updated stories and pictures from picturesque Northern California, Patagonia Chile, Patagonia Argentina, Belize, and other international fishing and scenic tour spots. Log on weekly and see and read what happened for that particular week guiding in locations local and abroad. Thank you for watching my adventures, Jack Trout

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  • **STAGE DOOR. 414 N. Mt Shasta Blvd. www.stagedoor.com** SERVING BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER! GREAT JAZZ, CABARET AND ENTERTAINMENT IN MT SHASTA! CLICK HERE TO SEE A GREAT SITE!!
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  • **MT SHASTA RESORT. 1000 Siskiyou Lakes Blvd.(530) 926-3030** MT SHASTA RESTAURANT & GOLF RESORT! Mt Shasta Resort** 1000 Siskiyou Lakes Blvd. (530)926-3030 Mt Shasta


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    Mount Shasta Resort,* 800-958-3363, 1000 Siskiyou Lakes Blvd. Mt Shasta $89-289

    Best Western Tree House, 800-545-7164, 111 Morgan Way, Mt Shasta $134 -214 (Pets OK)

    Alpine Lodge,** 800-500-3145, 908 S. Mt Shasta Blvd. Mt Shasta $49 -99

    Finlandia Motel & Lodge,** 530-926-5596, 1612 S. Mt Shasta Blvd. Mt Shasta $60-200

    Cold Creek Inn & Suites,* 800-292-9421, 724 N Mt Shasta Blvd, Mt Shasta $55-135

    Green Gables Motel & Suites, *530-335-2264*, 37385 Main Street, Burney Falls $55 - 219 (Pets OK)

    Woodsman Inn & Lodge,** 530-926-3411, 1121 S. Mt Shasta Blvd. Mt Shasta $79-259 (Pets OK)

    Mt Shasta Inn & Suites, 530-918-9292, 710 S. Mt Shasta Blvd. Mt Shasta $69-149 (100 % No Smoking)

    A1 Choice Motel, 530-926-4811,** 1340 S. Mt Shasta Blvd. Mt Shasta $69-149 (Pets Ok)

    Strawberry Valley Inn, 530-926-2052, 1142 S. Mt Shasta Blvd. Mt Shasta $99 to $189

    Swiss Holiday Lodge,** 530-926-3446, 2400 S. Mt Shasta Blvd. Mt Shasta $45 to 145

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    Castle Crags State Park Castella Ca 530-235-2684

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    Lake Siskiyou Campground 530-926-2618

    Lassen National Park 530-595-4444

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  • MT SHASTA SCENIC TOURS. 530-926-4540 TOUR INFO** Click here to see our area tours to Mt Shasta, McCloud Falls and Castle Crags. We also tour people and groups to Burney Falls and Mt Lassen. Catered lunches, awesome views and the area's most knowledgeable and entertaining guides. Individual tours, small or large groups welcomed.
  • CAVE SPRINGS RESORT Stay right on the banks of the Upper Sacramento River in a cabin or in one of the resorts comfortable rooms. practically fish from your window. Kids can enjoy swimming in the fabulous pool nestled under old growth oaks, cedars and douglas firs. Join your host, Louie Dewey and his wife Belinda, as they offer the best value in lodging for the region. Hospitality and friendliness that has made Cave Springs and the Dewey Family infamous in Shasta area. Call 530-235-2721
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  • **LEWISTON HOTEL ON THE TRINITY RIVER** Lewiston Hotel Deadwood road Lewiston, CA 96052 Room Reservations: Toll Free: 800-286-4441 Local: 530-778-3414 Restaurant 530-778-3823 **

  • **STRAWHOUSE RESORT AND COFFEE HOUSE** 1-866-902-3267- 457 HWY 299 BIG FLATS NEAR JUNCTION CITY. WHAT A GREAT PLACE RIGHT ON THE BANKS OF THE TRINITY RIVER!!

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  • **SISKIYOU ICE RINK IN MT SHASTA**Open from Thanksgiving to March 1st, Open to Public Skating 7 Days a Week. Youth & Adult Hockey Programs. Largest Ice Rink on the West Coast!!! Incredible Views of Mt Shasta and Surrounding Area. Ice Line 530-926-1702 Rink Phone 530-926-1715 A Place the Whole Family Can Enjoy!! **
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  • MT SHASTA RESORT** One of Mount Shasta area's finest facilities, visit their great restaurant and their full 18 hole golf course with incredible views of Mount Shasta from almost every tee. Individual chalets with private bedrooms, full size baths, large livingrooms. Located within walking distance to scenic Lake Siskiyou. Just like owning a mountain home for the weekend!
  • **SHASTA COVE STABLES** Professional Horseback Guiding, one hour, two hour, 1/2 day or full day ride with picnic. Overnight pack trips, summer youth camps!!! even birthday pony parties. 1-800-662-3529
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  • WILDERNESS RAFTING ADVENTURESRoger Lee and his crew of guides will take you to the most remote places in California to raft! Celebrating their 25th year in business, Wilderness Adventures is a leader in the rafting industry.530-926-6282

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  • Living Waters Recreational RaftingTom Harris and his expert guide Eric Rideout will be entertaining guest now on the Upper Klamath!


  • Shasta Mountain Guides Mount Shasta's oldest and most respected climbing authority. Michael Zanger and his cast of world class mountain guides can take you near or to the summit on multiple or single day treks.

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  • McCloud Dance Country R V ParkPaved Roads, Concrete Pads, Picnic Area, Clean Bathroom & Showers Facilities, Laudry Facilities, Storage for boats & Trailers, Dump Station, Propane Available
  • McCloud Hotel B&B Historic Hospitality with the privacy of a hotel, you will love an enchanted nights rest at this amazing landmark. All rooms are decorated in a elegant 1915 fashion, when the hotel was originally opened. Gourmet breakfast included!!
  • MT Shasta Inn & Suites 30 brand new spacious suites, free continental breakfast, outdoor spa, what else do you need? this place is new, clean and very comfortable. The rooms are very large and have modern amenities, Close to down town and Has Beans Coffee house!

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  • **Dream Inn B&B** Conviently located in downtown Mount Shasta, this Historic House is a great place to stay at and enjoy a great nights rest and a wonderful breakfast.

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    JERRY BROWN ATTORNEY GENERAL GOES TO SUE NESTLE WATER OF SWITZERLAND OVER THE PROPOSED McCLOUD WATER PLANT AND NESTLE TEARS UP CONTRACT AND DECIDES TO START OVER!!! MAYBE THEY WILL DECIDE TO JUST LEAVE, WE HOPE!

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    Jerry Brown – Attorney General –

    Address, Attorney General of California 1515 Clay St PO Box 70550 Oakland, CA, 94612, Phone Number, (510) 622-2100. Fax Number 510-622-4188 Please continue to write, it’s yours to protect!

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    IF YOU USE IT & LOVE IT – WRITE IT!



    Tiger lilies with Middle Falls in the background on the McCloud River. A real zen-gem of a place for a photographer like me!

    What a great Country we live in, I’ve traveled to many places in my life and the Mt Shasta area is without a doubt one of the prettiest
    places on Earth and I get to live here! We are also so fortunate to live in a place where you can freely express your opinions and tomorrow start a new business that makes your little town flourish.

    I say; “Don’t ask what the world what it can do for you, ask what you can do for the world.”
    Get off your rear-end and make something happen, it’s out there
    any place – anywhere. I say this because the McCloud Water District feels that Nestle Water of Switzerland was thier only way out of city debts and defunct water system problems.

    I say, be more creative. Nestle is not the answer. Nestle Water of Switzerland is as foreign to McCloud’s tourist direction as
    comparing apples to lemons in a non-conforming, lowest and worst use scenario. The 89 corridor is becoming more and dangerous with increased 18 wheel traffic, heck the other day we followed 4 logging trucks to the Upper McCloud it took forever and the trucks several times crossed the center divider. We have a skinny two lane highway 89 that has become dangerously congested with 18
    wheelers hauling lumber, sand & gravel etc. It will not be safe to have a company like Nestle in McCloud unless the highway 89 was expanded to 4 lanes with a center divider. We all remember and have a heart filled memory for the Morgan family that perished on interstate 5 one winter because of skinny lane turns and no median divider.

    Well, I am going to go out on a limb here and say I don’t think none of us want 89 to be expanded….I think the McCloud water district needs to realize this isn’t just about the town of McCloud, it effects us all one way or another in the future. Maybe someone’s life we know on a dangerous highway.

    You have to admit big truck traffic is getting out of control on highway 89.

    Nestle Water of Switzerland is a bad thing for the town of McCloud and the area. Thank you, Jack Trout



    I love to collect Mt Shasta area post cards. I have cards that date back to 1899 from the area. I will be sharing them all with you in the next few weeks. See for over 150 years folks have been coming up to our area for natural things. Water, mineral water, soda water, rivers, lakes and fresh air. Things we all need to keep us healthy, happy and ready to go back and do what we do! Ya, you could say that the things we’re protecting came before McCloud Water Districts need for that 100,000 dollar check from Nestle Water of Switzerland. Who cares about the McCloud Falls, tourist and California’s water future.
    Just get that money man, it’s going to be a long winter….

    My first year up in Mt Shasta, I worked at the Ski Park for $5.25 per hour. The next year I created my guide business and eeked out a living. Every year has been a little better, I added step- on- guide bus touring. I created something from nothing, I haven’t ever stopped, I’m always thinking on ways to get better. This is where I disagree with some of the people in McCloud who have just thrown up their hands. CREATE PEOPLE – NOT NESTLE.




    Dear Auntie,

    We arrived here yesterday noon. Had a lovely trip. It is cold here in the mornings and evening. I am going to Dunsmuir tomorrow.

    Irene

    McCloud, California – July 14th, 1914



    When Pops comes out with his son Greg Steindorf, he loves the natural things around the Upper McCloud River. This river is so important for tourist young and old alike, you can walk this river, unlike the high impact wading on the Lower McCloud.



    Lots of hatchery fish in the Upper McCloud make this a fantastic resource. It’s the only place I know where a tourist or local can go and catch the “Grand Slam” Brook, Brown, McCloud Rainbow, Red Band Trout and a Hatchery Trout, All in one day!! I have the Jack Trout Grand Slam pins being made now!



    After fishing, then head over to the
    Mercantile building in McCloud for burger and milk shake!! Wow, the
    Sugar Pine Candy Store has these awesome Chocolate Turtles. Oh, I love the dark chocolate ones.



    Do people smile like this on concrete?



    I wonder what it was like to be the first elephant ear, did it become elephant ears when the second one was born?



    Aren’t the Olympics great! We have some real-time athletes with heart. It makes me proud to see our country do well in the world
    in this competition for the ages. Go USA Go USA !!



    Ok these two guys were classic! They came out from Tampa, Florida and even in all the smokiest days they out climbing Shasta with Shasta Mountain Guides http://www.shastaguides.com

    Not before one big-time day with me first, that included Upper & Middle Falls – plus Lower McCloud in one day!! I felt since they
    had little time I would try to show them as much as I humanly could in one day. By the time we made it to the car that night at dark,
    I could tell the climb the next day would not be an easy one. But these guys came down and called me two days later fine and raring to go as they partied hard with some great wine and food from Vivify
    Japanese Restaurant in Mt Shasta.

    http://www.yelp.com/biz/vivify-mt-shasta



    I had Kevin out tossing streamers, fall can be awesome for big browns from Shasta Lake.



    Jordan hooked up often on the ledge, he said it was the steepest cliff he had ever seen being from Tampa…



    It was a hot day and when the conditions are right fish move into the Ocean! I suggest a sinking line with a Poxy Back Green Drake Nymph on an intermediate line….



    We got 5 trout on in this place alone.



    Over at the Cliff House, the trout were biting anything.
    Kevin was singing, Amazing Grace!



    Nymphs worked also.



    Scarlet Columbine shows off its stuff on the McCloud River.



    I would like to send Carola all my love! I miss you baby, see you and Chailyn very soon.



    I remember back on August 15th, 1999 this whopper we caught in the mid-day heat. Which shows the biggest browns can be caught on the McCloud River any where. I think it might be time for you to schedule your guide trip for big browns on the McCloud River. September is a great month on the McCloud and Pit Rivers.



    Scenic beauty everywhere!



    The burgers at THE GOAT are really the best!!! (The name has changed)

    http://www.billygoatstavern.com/



    This is a great box of flies for our area.



    Upper Falls character.



    Tiger Lilies make me happy!



    These two guys are welcomed out in these parts anytime!

    Kevin and Jordan, you’re cool!



    Upper Falls shows magic.



    So many ways to enjoy the Upper McCloud River.



    Thanks again for a great day out!! Hope to see the boys from Tampa again soon!! JT



    Dr Miller and his family stay at the Mt Shasta Resort every year!!
    They make their reservations a year in advance so they can have the best chalet.

    http://www.mountshastaresort.com



    Have fun out in the Shasta/Trinity Forest People!!



    These are some of the greatest trips!! A dad and son on their first fishing adventures, a Shasta/Trinity Forest high-light!

    The Miller’s and their Mt Shasta Adventures, always live on
    here at mtshasta.com



    River Ready and Mountain Tough!



    Little Miller Dude – CONGRATULATIONS YOU’RE MY SIZZLER OF THE WEEK AWARD WINNER!!! NOW GO OUT AND SOLVE OUR ENERGY PROBLEMS WITH YOUR INVENTIONS!! JACK TROUT



    Brook Shields Trout…..



    Have you thrown an ant into an Ant Lion’s Den lately…?



    Scenic Tours are active part of my business in the summers around the Mt Shasta area. I got a call from the Mt Shasta Resort from a couple of postal employees from the State of Washington. So I thought I’d show them our very first post office in 1887.

    Berryvale Post Office 1887



    Middle Falls on the McCloud River is a special place for many reasons.



    People putting rings in all sorts of places these days.



    Lovely oasis!



    Wild Sweet Peas have arrived!!! I have lots growing in my backyard
    and I love them! How sweet is that!?



    Sweet!!



    Hedge your way to Dunsmuir and check out this truly unique waterfall.


    Precious water of Northern California – Pure & Natural.




    It’s the Miller’s on their Mt Shasta tour week!!

    Thanks again Robert Miller Fam – See you on more adventures next year.



    Not much water this year folks!



    Incredible geology on a trail that goes a long ways now!



    Fossils galore.



    Eric tried fly fishing for the first time.



    Cindy was an ole hand at it!



    A day shared by a nice couple visiting the Mt Shasta area for relaxation, some trout fishing and a nice stay at the Mt Shasta Resort. Not to mention a fine dinner out somewhere around the Mt Shasta area.

    http://www.mountshastaresort.com


    EMAILS FROM YOU:

    I just found out that my son won’t be coming up this summer from Vegas. I’ve got a day off from work on Friday Sept. 26th. I was think maybe I could do a 2 day fishing trip on either Thur 25th & Fri. 26 or the 26th and that Saturday the 27th. It would be just me fishing so if you have another client I don’t mind tagging along. I’m an intermediate fly fisherman. I’ve dry flied some but mostly have nymphed.
    You can email me or give me a call in the evening and we can discuss things.

    Rick Schoen


    Jack,

    I can’t thank you enough for the wonderful experience I had fishing with you. It was one of the highlights of my fishing life. I look forward in the future to not only continuing to fish with you, but also to bring some friends along as well

    Looking forward to receiving some pictures.

    Buzz


    Hi Jack, This article appeared in the Sunday NY Times. I thought you might find it of interest. Ed Smith

    INTERNATIONAL / AMERICAS ¦ August 10, 2008
    Fear Lurks in Chile Volcano’s Shadow
    By ALEXEI BARRIONUEVO
    Three months after erupting, the Chaitén volcano in Chile continues to threaten a once-picturesque town.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/10/world/americas/10chile.html?ex=1219032000&en=199e0ac112d97d9b&ei=5070&emc=eta1


    Jack.. It’s Jordan from a month ago.
    Hope all is well. been thinking about shasta, the mccloud an such and
    thought I would drop a note.
    hope all is well… fill me in on the happenings since we left.
    Jordan Behar


    Good for you to campaign against Nestle’s.
    They’re no dummies and they figure that ground water emerging in springs will still be around after the surtace waters have gone.

    Incidentally, the Upper Sac behind my cottage is at its September low already.

    Bob Powers
    Dunsmuir


    Hello my name is Mike Aguilar and I am the Executive Director of a 1226 individual home Del Webb retirement community (55 plus age) We have 25 &Resident Groups here in our community one of which is a Rod and Reel Group. I met with this group today and because I am an avid fly fisherman I have been helping this newly formed Group of about 12 guys get started with their Group. They are all retired and would prefer mid-week. Do you have a discount rate for mid-week? Also what are your rates and what should they tip normally? Do you provide lunch? They would probably need lodging as well for one night if you have any suggestions and will do one full day and a half day the second day guide trip before driving home. My neighbor Ed Wills told me you do a great job of guiding. Most of these guys are novices at steelhead fishing. Thank you and look forward to hearing back from you!

    Mike Aguilar


    In my humble opinion, we need to move away from water bottling altogether, because of plastic bottles and transportation issues. Let’s envision a truly clean industry meeting regional needs.

    Molly Brown


    I tend to agree with Jack that the Nestle Corp. is a bad thing for
    McCloud. Nestle will make McCloud better than it is right now
    certainly, but I would think that McCloud could do much better. I
    wonder what options might exist for a local entity to bottle the water
    and keep profits closer to home?

    Kim Mattson


    Those of us campaigning on the Klamath have been pulling for you guys!!!!!
    Congrats on a well deserved win, you guys ROCK!

    Now come and join our day of action against PacifiCorp – Klamath dam owners
    – in Sept 18 in Portland.

    Check our informercial -its powerful!

    New Call to Action video for Portland event posted on youtube:

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    Hello,

    My name is Stephanie Kraft and I was looking at your add and it sounded so perfect for what I am looking for. My boyfriend and I are looking to spend the winter in Mount Shasta as we are seasonal fire fighters and are both in love with that area yet we work in Mendocino County. We are both very clean people, responsible, and we are not partiers. We also do not have any pets. It just so happens that we are planning a camping trip to Mt. Shasta this weekend and if you are willing to consider us I would love to meet with you. Please let me know


    I would like to set a time to use my gift certificate that I purchased at a benefit for the 8th grade class of McCloud Elem.
    We have spoken before, but I had to cancel. What times do you have available for my “Three house on the River”.
    Thanks,

    John Butler


    Victory! (For now anyway)

    Nestle Cancels Contract

    http://www.mtshastanews.com/homepage/x1230088807

    Let us all shed a collective tear for a poor, oppressed, unappreciated, abused, multi-national corporation that would just as soon see all of us die of thirst before they lose one penny to their bottom line.

    Freeman Waters, Computer Services
    Email
    Office (530) 926-1253
    Cell (530) 859-1593


    Hello,

    I wonder if you can help with some advice. My unit has been on market for almost 4 weeks now, the market seems to be slow. What web sites or publication I should use to get more exposure.

    Thanks

    Paul


    Thanks Trout,

    Sorry it took me so long to respond. We are all set and on schedule. Are there any bugs I should pick up before I head up? I will bring tippet material and some tapered tippets as well for both my dad and I. What kind of strike indicators should I bring?

    Boots: My dad wears 11-11.5.

    I have waiters, although the bottoms aren≠t felt on my boots (they are attached to the waiters) so if you feel I need to use a set of yours my boot size is 10.5. Thanks!

    Jeff Komar


    Hey Jack: I talked with Dave a few minutes ago and he said they are very close to calling for inspection. Once the forms for the slabs and walls are set and approved he’s outta there. Should know very soon. Can’t wait to get the heck outta here and get there. One of my agents is up at MS all this week with his wife and kids trailer camping at Siskiyou. He’s emailing me every morning from there to rub it in my face. Hope your baby girl is doing great! Regards, Ray


    Jack,

    How things are well with you. We are trying to plan the big weekend and I was hoping you could tell me when we will head out in the morning of 10/18 and when we will return in the evening? Thanks Jack.

    Jason


    Hi Jack!

    It’s Ricardo from the 4th of July weekend. I just wanted to send you a quick note of congratulations on the baby girl! I wish you and your family the best. See you next time I make it out to Shasta.

    Ricardo


    I am very interested in your 5 month rental. Sounds perfect for me. If you would like a meeting, you may email me back, or call me at I am recently local.

    Thanks,

    Kimber


    hello…I am a writer from los angeles looking for the ‘perfect’ spot in
    mount shasta for a three to five month period starting in october..
    however, I could wait till november if necessary…could we maybe speak
    via phone? my number is and my name is dabney.
    any more pictures would be great too….it looks like a perfect spot…
    would love to have a fireplace but no mention of one? please let me
    know and best to you…dabney
    by the way..I am single female… no pets, no smoke and very quiet and private.


    By Staff
    Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
    Wed Aug 06, 2008, 04:29 PM PDT

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    McCloud, Calif. –
    In a move certain to anger some and elate others on both sides of what has become a years-long, contentious debate, Nestle Waters North America announced Tuesday that it is stepping out of its contract with the McCloud Community Services District to build a one million square foot water bottling plant, the largest plant of its kind in the country.
    The contract, signed in 2003, called for 50 years of water rights to McCloud’s Squaw Valley Creek, with a possible 50 year renewal, and carried language that stated if Nestle hadn’t broken ground by 2010, the company would have pay penalties to the district. But the contract also allowed Nestle until October 1, 2008 to opt out of the contract without penalty, which the company yesterday elected to do.
    While Nestle found many in the greater McCloud community eager to see the plant built, vocal opposition arose from environmental groups worried about the effects of such a large bottling plant on the McCloud watershed.
    In a harbinger of today’s decision, in May Nestle scaled back the proposed McCloud project by 60%. The issue attracted even greater attention last week when the California’s Attorney General’s Office issued a letter to Nestle calling their Environmental Impact Report, fundamentally and basically inadequate.
    In the Tuesday afternoon press-release, Nestle≠s project manager David Palais stated, Nestle Waters is committed to working with the McCloud Community Services District Board to reach an agreement on a new contract that better reflects the reduced size and bottling capacity of our revised project proposal, benefits the people of McCloud, is protective of the watershed and provides much-needed jobs in the area.
    The company also announced in the same statement that, ..the first in a series of public meetings on the project] will take place in September…[it] will focus on water resources and biology.
    Under the contract between Nestle and the MCSD, the district, according to board president Tim Dickinson, would have begun collecting payments from Nestle early this fall. The district would have been getting $100,000 here real soon, he stated. It was disappointing when they said they wanted to reduce the plant size [in May]. Now, to see this happen…. With the way this is going, conceivably, we could end up with a worse deal than before; we may not have a deal at all.
    In response to Nestle’s announcement, the Protect Our Waters Coalition an environmental organization composed of the McCloud Watershed Council, California Trout, and Trout Unlimited that formed in 2007 because of this issue released a statement which included the following: [We are] pleased to learn that Nestle Waters North America has agreed to cancel its contract with the McCloud Community Services District to build a water bottling facility… In canceling this contract, [Nestle] has taken a major step toward a more environmentally responsible project in the town… If the project does eventually move forward, the coalition wishes to ensure that the company is held accountable to do everything possible to mitigate the plant’s environmental impacts and maximize the economic benefits for McCloud.
    When asked by email if Protect Our Waters, the sluggish US economy, or shrinking demand for bottled water played roles in Nestle’s decision to cancel the McCloud contract, Palais responded by writing, Our need for bottling capacity in McCloud has changed since the inception of this project five years ago…. [W]e have built another plant in Denver and expanded both water supplies and capacity at other western sites…a plant of the size we first proposed in McCloud no longer makes economic sense.
    Reached for comment, Curtis Knight of California Trout and Protect Our Waters said, [The cancellation of the contract] is due to a variety of factors. It’s due in part to the work a lot of people have done locally, not just us. And I don’t think the Attorney General≠s letter hurt at all. It was a combination of local scrutiny, statewide scrutiny, and maybe not as rosy an economic outlook, increased transportation costs…all of that added up. We’ve been focused on what’s best for McCloud. What’s not best for McCloud, especially these days, is to lock up its most precious resource in a 100 year contract.
    But McCloud Community Services District general manager Beth Steele said she is disheartened that the district has lost a significant revenue source at a time that McCloud is being financially burdened with high fuel costs, the escalating costs of doing business, and a new flood zone that will require more residents to purchase flood insurance.
    If the plant was up and running, Steele said by phone, Nestle would have represented the equivalent of 200 customers for the district in basic services…Growth of the customer base allows disbursement of financial obligations. Without growth, we have a small number of residents shouldering the entirety of all financial burdens. It is unfortunate that the financial base has been reduced at the same time that we need to address a huge financial obligation.
    The timing of Nestle opting out of the existing contract comes as McCloud is looking to replace an antiquated water infrastructure.


    Press Release Friday 13th June 2008

    The Temps Présent programme of the Swiss francophone television network (Télévision suisse romande), shown on Thursday, June 12th, 2008 at 20.00, revealed that the transnational corporation, Nestlé, had hired a private security company, Securitas, to spy on the members of a working group from Attac in the canton of Vaud (Switzerland), who were preparing a book about Nestlé (Attac contre l≠Empire Nestlé, 2004). This was a piece of scientific research, carried out on the basis of documents which were accessible in the public domain, with the aim of studying the functioning and global reach of this transnational. This espionage lasted for at least a year, from summer 2003 until summer 2004.

    Using a false identity, a Securitas agent first infiltrated a working group from Attac (Vaud) that focussed on transnationals in general, then infiltrated a subgroup made up of seven individuals who were working on a book about Nestlé. By means of an email list in particular, this agent also had direct access to all the research, sources, and contacts in Switzerland and abroad which were involved in this work and in the campaign which followed its publication. The Securitas agent also went to the private homes of several of the book≠s authors to attend meetings during the process. The book dealt specifically with Nestlé’s attitude regarding GM crops and water privatisation but also touched on more sensitive subjects such as the struggles of trade unionists and activists in labour conflicts with Nestlé in many countries where human rights are not respected, such as Colombia.

    The Securitas representatives and the police of the Canton of Vaud who were interviewed in the Temps Présent programme referred to the particular circumstances surrounding the G8 summit in Evian in order to justify their activities. In a statement given to the television company, Nestlé also referred to the need to protect its buildings and employees during the G8 summit. The G8 summit took place from 1st √ 3rd June 2003. The preparation of the book about Nestlé and the meetings of the working group which was infiltrated by the Securitas agent did not begin until autumn 2003, that is, well after the G8 summit, and the agent≠s surveillance continued until summer 2004. Nestlé therefore clearly did not arrange this surveillance in order to protect its buildings but in order to collect information about the ongoing research and about the people who were conducting it.

    The Securitas agent regularly reported on these meetings to Securitas, which informed their client, Nestlé. According to the investigation carried out by Temps Présent, the agent even went at least once with the directors of Securitas to Nestlé≠s headquarters, where she met with the Head of Security and a staff member who was in charge of the transnational≠s communications, in order to give them a detailed account of one of our meetings. Securitas kept the police of the Canton of Vaud informed about this infiltration and about the information it had gathered. The cantonal police did not inform those who were the victims of this scandalous surveillance.

    We are revolted by this practice, which overturns the principles of freedom of expression and basic democratic rights. We feel that our personal rights have been violated and we are particularly incensed that this espionage took place with the knowledge of the cantonal police, who did not deem it necessary to inform us that we were the objects of this infiltration. We are also scandalised by the attitude of Nestlé≠s management. It goes without saying that the employees of this huge transnational were neither consulted nor informed of the activities of their management. Nestlé took the decision to prevent a group of citizens from undertaking a scientific investigation of its activities without its control; instead control was exercised and information collected by means of infiltration and espionage.

    And finally, we condemn the role played by Securitas. This private security company, whose activities traditionally consist of guarding buildings and car parks, accepted a contract to spy on a group of people who in no way represented a threat or a danger, except for the fact that the results of their research activities could not be controlled by the transnational Nestlé.

    For these reasons, the authors of the book have decided to file a legal complaint against X.

    Translated by Barbara Forbes

    Coorditrad.attac.org


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    kitchen window, flitting back and forth, as if to say, “there was a hummingbird feeder RIGHT HERE last year. Where is it?”
    And then I know it is time to put out hummingbird nectar. I feed a 3-to-1 mixture of water and sugar (3 cups of water and 1 cup
    of sugar brought to a boil and cooled to room temperature). After the hummingbirds’ long trip from South America, they are
    thin and hungry.

    The general rule-of-thumb is a 4-to-1 mixture, but to start out in early spring I always use a 3-to-1 mixture. Later on in the
    summer, when there are more flowers available, I switch to a 4-to-1 mixture.

    I know it is important to wash the hummingbird feeder when I fill it to clean out any mold. I know it is also important to
    thoroughly rinse the hummingbird feeder when I am finished cleaning it to remove any soap or other chemicals.

    If the feeder has visible mold, I use a bleach solution (1 teaspoon of bleach to several cups of water) to kill off the mold and
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    with cold water.

    In addition to my hanging hummingbird feeders, I set out two of those little flower balls for the hummingbirds ˘ little round
    balls that hold about a quarter cup of nectar. The flower balls fit into a holder that mounts on a steel rod pushed down into
    the ground. The hummingbirds love the flowers that give them another source of food.

    Usually, right around our yard, we have between four and six pair of Ruby Throated Hummingbirds. Later on in the summer,
    when their offspring start coming for the nectar, we have many more hummingbirds flying around the yard. Pine trees on the
    east and north sides of the yard provide a perch for the hummingbirds while they wait their turn to get at the feeder.

    Not that the hummingbirds are especially patient about waiting their turn at the feeder. They chase each other around and
    chatter and scold. I am scolded, too, when I have the audacity to remove the feeder from its hook in front of the kitchen
    window so that I can wash it out and fill it with fresh nectar. On more than one occasion, I have ducked to avoid a collision with
    a hummingbird.

    I have learned not to wear a red shirt when taking down the hummingbird feeder during the day. A red shirt causes the
    hummingbirds to flit back and forth in front of my face, as if searching for the perfect access to this huge, glorious RED flower
    they see before them.

    Instead of filling the hummingbird feeders during the day and risking a collision with the tiny birds, I often wait until after dark
    to take down the feeder, wash it and fill it with fresh nectar. That way, when the hummingbirds are looking for food early in the
    morning, they will find a clean feeder filled with fresh nectar.

    As the season progresses, the hummingbirds dramatically increase their nectar consumption so that by July, I am filling the
    hummingbird feeder at least once per day. I like having the hummingbird feeder in front of my kitchen window where I can
    closely observe the hummingbirds as they perch on the feeder and dip their beaks into the nectar. When the light is just right,
    I can see their impossibly long tongues darting out to suck up more of the liquid or to lick off the tiny droplet hanging from the
    end of their beaks.

    When the light is just right, it is also easy to see why they are called Ruby Throated hummingbirds. The red feathers at the
    base of the male’s throat glow like the ruby slippers in the Wizard of Oz.

    All summer long I watch the hummingbirds, and as September approaches, they became more and more frantic to eat as
    much as they can, in preparation for the long flight back to South America.

    And then, early in September, one day it will dawn on me that I haven’t seen as many hummingbirds. As more days pass, the
    remaining hummingbirds leave too. Eventually I don’t see any hummingbirds at all, and I know it will be many months, with a
    long hard winter in between, before I can once again feed the hummingbirds that hover in front of my kitchen window.

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    YES MI MOM SAID ME THAT YOU CALL MY DAD AND SHE….GUAU IS SO GREAT WITH FANTASTIC NEWS BABY……THANKS FOR CALL MY PARENTS CHANCHITO, THANKS.

    I AM IN THE BED, WRITING YOU, TODAY I WAS NOT TO THE OFFICE, I CALLED MY BOSS JAVIERA VERY EARLY FOR TO WARN HER…SHE IS A GOOD PERSON, SHE TOLD ME IS OK, YOU TAKE CARE NO PROBLEM….I DON T WANT THAT HAPPEN NOTHING BAD OUR BABY….I NEED REST……ALL MY FAMILY THEY TAKE CARE OF US VERY MUCH, WE ARE SURROUNDED WITH LOVE, ESPECIALLY WITH MY MAMITA…SHE PREPARE EVERY DAY OUR FOODS AND ALL…..

    I AM SO AND SO, BUT I THINK POSITIVE FOR CHAILYN SHE HAS THAT TO BE FINE…..THIS YEAR I HAVE CAUGHT A COLD VERY MUCH, BUT THIS ONE IS A LOT OF CARE FOR SHE AND IF I HAVE TO REMAIN IN BED, I WILL DO,….. THOUGH I HAVE THE SQUASHED BACK, I NEED THE HELP OF YOUR HANDS IN ORDER THAT IT RETURNS TO DO ROUND JAJAJA…..

    I WILL NOT GO TO OSORNO NEXT THURSDAY, I WILL SEND MY EXAMINATIONS TO JACQUELINE AND SHE WAS TAKING THEM TO THE DOCTOR….

    I LOVE YOU BABY, AND CHAILYN TOO..

    SO NICE THE PICS AND YOU MMMMMMMMMMMMMRICOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO TE QUIERO COMER!!!!! YOU ARE VERY GUAPO CIELITO……..

    THE PLACES AND THE FLOWERS SO BEAUTIFUL, REALLY ARE GIFTS FOR MY EYES…..AND THE WEATHER IS SO COOL…….

    THANKS FOR THE SONGS BABY……..YOU FAMILY THAT LOVE YOU ALWAYS AND REMEMBER ALL THE TIME…

    CHAILYN AND CHANCHITA Carola.




    I love this girl folks and now Chailyn my first baby on the way, what a very magical time. Love, Jack, Carola and little Chailyn.


    Jack,

    Good show! The letter writing will help.

    By the way, we≠ve not really met but I grew up in Dunsmuir with a fly fishing grandfather (John Covert √ designed and built some of the Hearst Estate) and uncle (Charlie Taylor) who taught me to fish as soon as I could hold a rod and to tie flies (as their eyes began to fail) when I was about 8 or 9 years old. We fished with Ted Fay and Jack Touendauligh (SP) who treated me like their own kid…and that was both good and bad as my back side will attest. Have been on the Mt Shasta water shed rivers ever since and shared the same lessons with my son and daughter.

    My wife (Dr Gloria Duffy, president of the Commonwealth Club of California ) and I have a home in McCloud and are close to Bob Haas and others in the community so we≠re doubly committed to oppose Nestle. My rather detailed critique of the current Nestle EIR/S is in the McCloud planning department and is pretty strong from the transportation perspective…my profession after politics. Have also been feeding tactical detailed info to Jerry Brown≠s office. Jerry is an old friend and political partner…we≠ve helped each other in many campaigns.

    Your reputation and networks are very important to this effort. I≠m looking forward to becoming better acquainted. Thanks very much.

    Rod

    Rod Diridon, Sr., Executive Director

    Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)

    210 N. Fourth St., 4th Floor

    San Jose, CA 95112

    408-924-7560

    FAX 408-924-7565

    diridon@mti.sjsu.edu


    Jack Trout:

    Nice Blog…

    We share a common hatred, which makes us friends!

    Good work reporting on the McCloud / Nestlé debacle.

    I subscribe to ≥Trout Underground≈ too… Tom≠s piece… sigh…
    getting tired of his narcissism! The guy is really ≥Me≈ oriented.

    Anyway, McCloud Trout made up a good part of my young life
    and then as a young man I≠d sneak into the ≥preserve≈ area sometimes, lol…
    was raised in Dunsmuir and Grandpa≠s favorite stream to fish was the McCloud.

    But the biggest chomp I ever had in Nor Cal was by a huge brown up the McCloud arm just
    up from the lake… had to be a 15 pound fish. It struck so hard it bent the hook inward!

    You are getting to experience what I dream of… life among he waters of Nor Cal.

    Keep up the fight against those who would steal them away. Protect what we
    both know to be the most precious resource on the planet.

    clear, clean water ~ Free from GOD for ALL!

    Mark Ostrom

    Oakland


    Thanks Jack for the plug on the website, Rock On!!

    Billy Truby


    Jack, your photography is simply stunning! Keep up the good work.
    Pat Patterson
    President
    MacKenzie Patterson Fuller, LP


    Hello Mr. Trout, You many wish to look at and perhaps link to www.defendingwaterforlifeinMaine.org all about Nestle in Maine and the local fight backs. There is an excellent video up on recent actions here on the coast of Maine and recent events in regard to Nestle/Poland Springs in Fryeburg, ME and other information…

    Nancy Price


    Great addition to your web page.
    My wife is on the board of the McCloud watershed and part of the Protect Our Waters Colition.
    I am still very excited about my lessons for fly fishing.
    Please let me know what you have available for our three hours and I will make every effort to fit into your schedule.
    John Butler


    Jack –
    Keep up your the enthusiastic emails! Your old Ford “Exploder” is still running, helping out with environmental work on the Shasta-Trinity and Modoc National Forests…
    Peace out,
    Bob Musgrove


    http://www.jacktrout.com http//www.mtshasta.com

    530-926-4540 email: info@jacktrout.com


    Hi Jack … got your phone message about wanting a newsletter.
    We’re mailing them out tomorrow and would be happy to mail
    you one. There’ll be a mailing party Thursday 1-3, if you want to
    stop by then. We’re not always in the office, and don’t mind mailing
    it to you. Thanks again for the use of your beautiful photo!

    Michelle
    Michelle Berditschevsky, Director
    MOUNT SHASTA BIOREGIONAL ECOLOGY CENTER


    Thanks Jack,

    As always great to receive your updates √

    I can ≥smell≈ the great outdoors in each

    photo and salivate in anticipation of when

    I can find time to schedule another trip with

    you

    Regards,

    Jack Holliday


    ATTORNEY GENERAL JERRY BROWN’S POWERFUL LETTER LINK ON NESTLE’S
    PROPOSED WATER PLANT IN THE TOWN OF McCLOUD.

    http://ag.ca.gov/cms_attachments/press/pdfs/n1591_ag_comments_mccloud.pdf#xml=http://search.doj.ca.gov:8004/AGSearch/isysquery/42eaded9-45d0-4d71-93d2-daaeac8b4f9a/1/hilite/

    CHECK THIS OUT FOLKS, IT’S SCARY WHAT NESTLE WAS TRYING TO DO.
    400 TO 600 TRUCKS PER DAY.


    John Rickard – Wild Waters Guide Service –

    “Interestingly he was the only guide to show up to the McCloud flow study meeting and was
    lobbying very strongly for keeping the flows as low as possible. He did
    not seem to have a strong interest in the results of the studies with
    regards to the health of the actual fishery, just the ability to get his
    (or the McCloud River Club clients) to a fish.”