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  • California sets water use targets amid record low savings

    California cities face mandatory targets to slash water use as much as 35 percent while regulators warn voluntary conservation hasn't been enough in the face of a devastating drought. Underlining their point was data released Tuesday showing a new low in...
  • California's death row, with no executions in sight, runs out of room

    California's death row, with no executions in sight, runs out of room
    With no executions in nearly a decade and newly condemned men arriving each month, the nation's largest death row has run out of room. Warning that there is little time to lose, Gov. Jerry Brown is asking the California Legislature for $3.2 million to...
  • How a plan to ration water in Southern California will work

    How a plan to ration water in Southern California will work
    Southern California's water wholesaler is planning to wield its powerful hammer to force more urban conservation this year by cutting water deliveries. Faced with dwindling regional reserves and a fourth year of drought, the Metropolitan Water...
  • Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use

    Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use
    A few weeks into his first term as mayor of San Francisco in 2004, Gavin Newsom made a bold and controversial decision, ordering the city-county clerk to violate state law and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Newsom was ultimately...
  • Rain, winds headed to California, but little drought help

    Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown stood in dry brown grass at a site normally covered in snow this time of year and declared the drought conditions gripping the state at its worst point in decades. Had it been a week later, things might have looked different....
  • State will unveil specifics on drought water cuts soon

    State will unveil specifics on drought water cuts soon
    The State Water Resources Control Board hopes to announce a preliminary framework by Tuesday that will outline how it plans to implement the historic mandatory water restrictions Gov. Jerry Brown ordered last week. The framework will detail how the...
  • Jerry Brown's latest water woes

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has reason to appreciate the saying that what goes around, comes around. Some 38 years after coping with a massive drought in the Golden State in his first governorship, he's beleaguered again by the same natural disaster....
  • Jerry Brown defends drought order that doesn't limit farmers

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended his order requiring Californians statewide to cut back on their water use in a historic mandate that spares those who consume the most — farmers. As California endures a fourth year of drought, Brown's order this...
  • Brown defends not requiring water cuts for California farmers

    Brown defends not requiring water cuts for California farmers
    In a nationally televised interview Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown defended his decision to largely target urban areas rather than agricultural users with his historic order to curb water use. During an appearance on the ABC news program “...
  • As water runs dry, Californians brace for a new way of life

    As water runs dry, Californians brace for a new way of life
    His lawn was thick, healthy and gorgeous, and Mike Duran was in love. "It was so green. It was so lush," he said. But the relationship had financial issues. Watering the grass cost about $1,200 every other month in this drought-stricken state. "The...
  • Trade workers set to benefit from Gov. Jerry Brown's project list

    Trade workers set to benefit from Gov. Jerry Brown's project list
    At his recent groundbreaking for the state's high-speed train, Gov. Jerry Brown paused while extolling the project to laud the union workers who will build it. "You've got to put something in the ground," Brown said, riffing on what drives economic...