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  • Big water users like Beverly Hills, Newport hit hardest by Brown order

    Big water users like Beverly Hills, Newport hit hardest by Brown order
    Los Angeles officials are proud to say that the city is using the same amount of water now that it did 40 years ago, despite having more than 1 million additional residents. But amid California's epic drought, that's not enough. Under Gov. Jerry Brown's...
  • $25-billion Sacramento-San Joaquin delta tunnel project reexamined

    $25-billion Sacramento-San Joaquin delta tunnel project reexamined
    Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is overhauling its proposal for a controversial tunnel project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta in the wake of doubts about whether water exporters can meet stringent federal conditions for operating the system over...
  • A drought to-do list for Gov. Jerry Brown

    To the editor: Here are a few suggestions that Gov. Jerry Brown could implement to reduce water usage while maintaining his popularity: - Stop all fracking with water. - Stop the commercial bottling of water in California. - Replace grass with...
  • Cutting back on water use: Q&A on California's drought

    The stubborn drought gripping California is dragging into a fourth year, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown this week to call for mandatory cutbacks in water use across the state. The drastic action marked the first time in California's history that involuntary...
  • Key provisions of parched California's new water cuts

    California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered the first mandatory, statewide water cutbacks by cities and towns as the state's nearly 40 million people head into a fourth summer of severe drought. Here's a look at Brown's plan for achieving an overall 25 percent...
  • California moves to kill the lawn, save the water

    What's it going to take to get people to use a lot less water in drought-stricken California, the Technicolor landscape of lush yards, emerald golf courses and aquamarine swimming pools? Residents may be about to find out as California imposes the...
  • Drought will prove a formidable opponent in Brown's final term

    Drought will prove a formidable opponent in Brown's final term
    During the drive from the Capitol to Lake Tahoe this week, Gov. Jerry Brown could see the damage wrought by four years of drought. Rivers have turned to dribbles, parched forests threaten to ignite with a fateful spark, and meadows where snow should be...
  • State officials launch new advertising campaign for water conservation

    State officials launch new advertising campaign for water conservation
    When it comes to conserving water, Gov. Jerry Brown needs Californians' help. His administration has launched a new advertising campaign to drive the message home, with billboards, radio messages and posts on social media. The campaign is scheduled to...
  • California governor orders mandatory water restrictions

    California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered officials Wednesday to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as surveyors found the lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping. Standing in dry,...
  • Brown orders California's first mandatory water restrictions: 'It's a different world'

    Brown orders California's first mandatory water restrictions: 'It's a different world'
    Standing in a brown field that would normally be smothered in several feet of snow, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered cities and towns across California to cut water use by 25% as part of a sweeping set of mandatory drought restrictions, the first...
  • California Sen. Janet Nguyen's story may have you waving U.S. flag

    California Sen. Janet Nguyen's story may have you waving U.S. flag
    Every time she looks up at California's Capitol dome and walks into the grand old building, says freshman state Sen. Janet Nguyen, "I think to myself, 'Wow!' "I'm one of 40 state senators in California. Never in my entire life did I think I would become...