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  • Southland falls short of achieving 20% voluntary cut in water use

    Southland falls short of achieving 20% voluntary cut in water use
    Southern Californians have fallen far short of achieving the 20% voluntary cut in water use sought by Gov. Jerry Brown in the face of the deep drought afflicting every corner of the state. A recent statewide survey found that urban water use in...
  • 1976 California drought

     
    Dan Lemons, manager of Ranchita Oaks Ranch and Vineyards northeast of Paso Robles runs dirt through his fingers from a field too parched by the California drought to grow crops....
  • Local water supply 'surpasses standards'

    As part of a pilot program this year, the Mesa Water District recently released its annual water quality report online. The 2014 report details testing and safety standards for the district's water in 2013. It also breaks down how much of any given...
  • Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center

    Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center
    The Annenberg Foundation said it will donate $500,000 to keep the water flowing at a home for developmentally disabled adults in the Santa Clarita area. Wallis Annenberg, the philanthropic foundation’s president and chief executive, decided to...
  • UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says

    UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says
    UCLA flood damage costs caused by a ruptured water main should be paid by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, a university official said Wednesday, even as officials continued to tally the cost. “We believe all costs associated with...
  • UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'

    UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'
    Repairs to a ruptured water main near UCLA that gushed up to 10 million gallons of water onto Westwood roads as well as the campus will not be completed Wednesday and may take "an extended period of time," a utility official said. The effort to repair...
  • Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible

    Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible
    Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main near the UCLA campus.  Under the emergency conservation restrictions, which were approved July...
  • State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer

    State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer
    When Lagunitas Brewing Co. fills its beer bottles, Northern California's Russian River provides the main ingredient. Lagunitas has become one of the fastest-growing stars of California's booming craft beer scene. But the Russian River is shrinking after...
  • With UCLA flood, L.A. pays the price for a geyser of neglect

    With UCLA flood, L.A. pays the price for a geyser of neglect
    If Los Angeles leaders needed any reminders about the city's aging infrastructure and the ever-increasing backlog of maintenance, they got it Tuesday in the form of a 30-foot geyser spouting from Sunset Boulevard. The rupture of a 90-year-old water main...
  • A fresh GOP voice from the San Joaquin Valley

    The San Joaquin Valley may be struggling to grow food because of the dust-bowling drought. But it's having no trouble producing Republican leaders. OK, that's a non sequitur. But maybe not so much. The latest Republican leader to emerge from the San...
  • Water: Commodity or human right?

    I'm thirsty. Indeed, I'm overwhelmed by thirst, thinking about those who lack access to clean water. I'm thirsty for a different world. "In Gaza, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lack water, including those living in hospitals and refugee camps,"...