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  • Droughts and the Great Lakes: When dry regions get thirsty enough ...

    Droughts and the Great Lakes: When dry regions get thirsty enough ...
    The impending retirements of baby boomers will only exacerbate the number of Americans moving south and west. It's not difficult to imagine the day when tremendous political pressure, perhaps driven by a killer drought, will demand that the Great Lakes be...
  • Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert

    Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert
    As California water officials met to determine how much cities will be forced to conserve in the coming year, Foothill Municipal Water District changed its own conservation status Tuesday to “orange,” warning residents of drier times ahead....
  • California Assembly acts to prohibit fines for brown lawns in droughts

    California Assembly acts to prohibit fines for brown lawns in droughts
    Alarmed that some cities have fined residents for allowing their lawns to turn brown during the drought, the state Assembly passed a bill Thursday that would prohibit penalties for failing to water grass. Assemblywoman Cheryl R. Brown (D-Rialto) said she...
  • Vaccine legislation properly puts public health above personal beliefs

     Vaccine legislation properly puts public health above personal beliefs
    Ask most rational people what their No. 1 priority is and, I suspect, they would answer good health. Love, friends, money, freedom, a good education, a productive life — they're all right up there. But none outranks health. So it's pathetic that...
  • Amid California's historic drought, a scientist digs for answers

    When Guleed Ali hikes the nooks and crannies of stream-sculpted canyons that lead to Mono Lake in central California, he often pauses to marvel at the landscape that spreads out before him. He ponders the smooth blue lake that reflects the snow-capped...
  • Changes take root as cities, residents respond to drought

    Changes take root as cities, residents respond to drought
    The pressure is on for cities and water agencies in California to cut back on water use after Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order to reduce water consumption in response to the state's drought, which is in its fourth year. Local residents,...
  • 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...
  • What's my work schedule? Employees deserve an earlier answer

    What's my work schedule? Employees deserve an earlier answer
    Over the last few years, many large employers of part-time workers — such as retailers and restaurant chains — have adopted what's known as "just in time" scheduling, which gives workers little or no notice of what days they'll be working....
  • Appeals court throws out San Juan Capistrano's tiered water-use rates

    Appeals court throws out San Juan Capistrano's tiered water-use rates
    An appeals court decision handed down Monday has thrown into question a major component of California's drought conservation efforts. California's 4th District Court of Appeal found that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water rate structure was...
  • In blow to water conservation, court rejects San Juan Capistrano's tiered rates

    In blow to water conservation, court rejects San Juan Capistrano's tiered rates
    In a ruling with major implications for California's water conservation campaign, a state appeals court on Monday ruled that a tiered water rate structure used by the city of San Juan Capistrano to encourage conservation was unconstitutional. The Orange...
  • A guide to rebates on drought-tolerant landscaping

    A guide to rebates on drought-tolerant landscaping
    Weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown called for the removal 50 million square feet of lawn in the state, water agencies say that they are well on their way to meeting the goal. In his State of the City address Tuesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti praised Los Angeles...