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Veterans Homes of California cut water usage

This week the eight Veterans Homes of California began implementing water conservation measures in compliance with Gov. Brown’s directive to cut water usage and prepare for the ongoing drought conditions in California.
 
The homes have been directed to cut back on watering landscaping and washing vehicles and to explore every option for cutting the amount of water needed to operate the homes safely and efficiently.  

None of the actions taken to reduce water use will impact the residents of the homes at this time.
 
“We will do everything that we can to conserve water at our homes while ensuring the safety and quality of care that our veteran residents expect and need,” said Diane Vanderpot, CalVet undersecretary for Veterans Home.
 
CalVet operates eight veterans homes throughout California.

The largest facility is Yountville, located in the Napa Valley. The other homes are located in Chula Vista (San Diego County), Barstow (Riverside County), West Los Angeles, Lancaster, Ventura, Fresno and Redding.

 

Redding Veterans Home accepting residency applications

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – the Veterans Home of California-Redding is accepting applications for residency.

The admissions application is available at http://www.calvet.ca.gov/F...

Last Updated ( Saturday, 25 January 2014 04:03 )

Legislative language addressing VA backlog to be signed into law

Legislative language addressing VA backlog to be signed into law

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson’s (CA-5) legislative language that holds the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) accountable for ending the backlog of claims at the Veterans Bene...

CalVet deputy secretary receives Latino Spirit Award

The California Department of Veterans Affairs Executive Team was on hand Wednesday evening for the awarding of a Latino Spirit Award to Deputy Secretary Mirtha Villarreal...

California veteran license plates again available

California veterans can proudly display their status with veteran license plates which are again available.

A new law brought the California specialty license plates back ...

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