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  • Florida Gov. Scott heads to California on job-seeking trip

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading out on a two-day trip to California in an effort to convince businesses from that state to move east. Scott leaves Sunday for the Los Angeles area, where the Republican governor will try to convince shipping companies...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's rural excursion underlines his support for farmers

    Gov. Jerry Brown's rural excursion underlines his support for farmers
    As California continues reeling from the drought, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday headed into the farmlands north of Sacramento, where concerns about the state's parched spell are mounting after a dry winter. The official reason for the governor's trip was...
  • The wrong way to think about California water

    The wrong way to think about California water
    Water is complicated. Nowhere is that more true than in California, and never more than during a major drought. That may be why so much of the debate about how to manage California's scarce water supply is misguided. The national press brims with...
  • San Diego, Los Angeles mayors take stage in drought fight

    San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced this week that his city would be deploying water cops and offering money to rip up lawns in an effort to save water during an escalating drought. He's among several leaders of California cities, including Los...
  • California's traffic fines don't fit the crime

    California's traffic fines don't fit the crime
    I’ve always disliked red-light cameras. Not because I like it when people run red lights, but because they are unnecessarily punitive and, I suspect, were conceived as little more than money-making machines for local governments. If cities want to...
  • Water officials uncertain about just how tough to get with users

    Water officials uncertain about just how tough to get with users
    State regulators told Joone Lopez this week she needs to cut water use in her affluent pocket of southern Orange County by 25%, and she's not sure she can do it. As general manager of the Moulton Niguel Water District, she serves communities full of...
  • Garcetti pushes L.A. to conserve more water with 'Save the Drop'

    Garcetti pushes L.A. to conserve more water with 'Save the Drop'
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday announced what he called an “unprecedented outreach campaign” in the city’s continuing effort to get residents to use less water amid California’s drought. The campaign — titled...
  • California faces 'Dust Bowl'-like conditions amid drought, says climate tracker

    California faces 'Dust Bowl'-like conditions amid drought, says climate tracker
    With a slew of statistics projected on the slideshow behind him, California's state climatologist had a stark warning during a Thursday presentation on the severity of the drought. "You’re looking on numbers that are right on par with what was the...
  • No, you can't wash your car at home: South Coast board tightens water-use rules

    No, you can't wash your car at home: South Coast board tightens water-use rules
    The South Coast Water District board of directors on Tuesday tightened restrictions on potable water use to comply with Gov. Jerry Brown's executive order last week in response to a chronic state drought and record-low snowpack. South Coast and Laguna...
  • Around Town: Drought dries up lush-lawn dreams

    Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown issued an order for statewide mandatory water reductions. “For the first time in state history, the governor has directed the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water reductions in cities and...
  • No more playing nice: California names, shames water wasters

    California is done with gentle nudges and polite reminders to deal with its devastating drought. State regulators are naming and shaming local water departments that have let water wasters slide — and forcing agencies to slash water use by as...