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Droughts and Heat Waves

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  • Government is being a drip on the drought

    Government is being a drip on the drought
    There are two things very annoying about the deluges that have been drenching California. And neither involves nature.
  • California cleans up after massive rains, new storm forecast for Monday

    Another storm system is forecast to hit California early on Monday, the National Weather Service said, days after heavy rains in the drought-stricken state caused mudslides and flash floods that damaged dozens of homes and left roads impassable. Friday's...

    As the wells run dry, Central Valley neighbors find common ground

    As the wells run dry, Central Valley neighbors find common ground
    When a man of 91 is downright cantankerous and has been on his land longer than most everyone else has been alive, he wastes no time speaking his mind. So after his new neighbor started sinking a well to plant a water-sucking almond orchard in the...

    Gardeners, nurseries struggle to adapt as drought cuts their business

    Gardeners, nurseries struggle to adapt as drought cuts their business
    Wet weather kept Alberto Ortega from working most of last week — and he couldn't have been more pleased. "This rain is a blessing I was beginning to think I'd never see," the gardener said. In four decades of tending people's yards, this year...

    House passes GOP California drought bill, but Senate approval unlikely

    WASHINGTON Legislation addressing California's drought reached an inconclusive high-water mark Tuesday, passing the House on a largely party line vote before trickling off to a bleak fate in the Senate. While the Republican-controlled House approved...