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  • Water conservation's other benefit: It's a power saver

    Water conservation's other benefit: It's a power saver
    California's drought has everyone talking about ways to save water. Gov. Jerry Brown has implored residents to reduce their consumption by 20%. One writer suggested Angelenos share showers. A nonprofit is encouraging people not to waste even ice cubes...
  • California Legislature sends drought relief package to Gov. Brown

    SACRAMENTO — A $687.4-million emergency drought relief package is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after easily clearing the Legislature on Thursday. Brown and legislative leaders unveiled the proposal last week to free up the state's water...
  • Judge orders Kane County to settle tax issue with small town

    Judge orders Kane County to settle tax issue with small town
    A small village in Kane County that failed to file its 2013 tax levy by the December deadline will now receive its tax money as usual this year after a court Wednesday directed the county to collect the taxes on the village's behalf. The order, issued by...
  • Emergency drought relief plan clears Legislature

    Emergency drought relief plan clears Legislature
    SACRAMENTO -- A $687.4-million emergency drought relief package is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after easily clearing the Legislature on Thursday. Brown and legislative leaders last week unveiled the proposal, which would free up the state's...
  • Get a water meter? H2 oh yes

     
    From Sunday's print column Via the request line: I'm very curious about your water bills since you volunteered to have a meter installed in your home. I'm a skeptic about things that sound too good to be true. So far......
  • Residents sue over 'hidden taxes' in utility transfer

    Residents sue over 'hidden taxes' in utility transfer
    A concerned residents group filed a lawsuit this week asking a Los Angeles County judge to force Glendale to stop transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility to the city’s coffers and return $90 million it had shifted from one fund...
  • Man dies from fall at Water Tower Place

    Man dies from fall at Water Tower Place
    A man from Massachusetts fell to his death Sunday night at the Water Tower Place mall on North Michigan Avenue, officials said. The Cook County medical Examiner's office was notifed at 9:46 p.m. that the man, 27, had fallen from an unknown height,...
  • Letters: Dual water meters could be costly

    Re "Spoiled about water," Opinion, Feb. 24 Installing dual water meters to measure both indoor and outdoor use as a way to help save water sounds like a good idea until factoring in the total costs. The $255 "sub meter" cited by the authors is only...
  • In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat

    In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat
    CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...
  • Severe drought? California has been here before

    Severe drought? California has been here before
    The skinny rings of ancient giant sequoias and foxtail pines hold a lesson that Californians are learning once again this winter: It can get very dry, sometimes for a single parched year, sometimes for withering decades. Drought has settled over the...
  • Frozen water pipe hampers Lakeview Pantry

    Frozen water pipe hampers Lakeview Pantry
    The first sign of trouble was when employees arrived at Lakeview Pantry on the morning of Feb. 5 and turned on water. Nothing came out. Five days later, a crew from the city's Department of Water Management found that the water line to the building...