If you want to get the Feds to move on a water allocation, just do a story saying growers are waiting. And have it post on the day you put your print edition to bed. Then they'll send out a notice that they're making the announcement that afternoon.
That's what's happening today. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will announce its remaining water allocations -- including for the west side of the San Joaquin Valley -- this afternoon.
Watch here and at CapitalPress.com for details.