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  • What you need to know about the state's proposed water restrictions

    What you need to know about the state's proposed water restrictions
    The state water board has modified its proposed conservation regulations  in an attempt to incorporate feedback from urban water suppliers, interest groups and members of the public who had roundly criticized its framework. The board  received more than...
  • South O.C. water customers, missing targets, face tighter rules

    South O.C. water customers, missing targets, face tighter rules
    Water regulators in southern Orange County have tightened restrictions on potable water use to comply with Gov. Jerry Brown's order to reduce water use across California. The South Coast Water District and Laguna Beach County Water District had set...
  • Facing resistance, Gov. Jerry Brown defends order to cut water use

    Facing resistance, Gov. Jerry Brown defends order to cut water use
    With criticism of new conservation regulations pouring in from local officials, Gov. Jerry Brown and other state leaders defended Thursday his executive order requiring a 25% reduction in water use.   "From everything I can see here, it's attainable,"...
  • UC chief Janet Napolitano recalls immigrant roots, urges funding increase

    UC chief Janet Napolitano recalls immigrant roots, urges funding increase
    Speaking to a group of fellow Italian American lawyers and judges, University of California President Janet Napolitano this week recounted her own family’s modest immigrant roots and urged Californians to help increase funding higher education so...
  • Local water providers tighten their belts in wake of state mandate

    Local water providers tighten their belts in wake of state mandate
    As the wholesale agency that typically provides Southern California with about half its water supply tightens the spigot with a 15% cut in regional deliveries, one of its large customers, the Municipal Water District of Orange County, is calling for a 15%...
  • State water regulator flexes new muscle in response to drought

    State water regulator flexes new muscle in response to drought
    A rare rain was falling outside, but that wasn't enough to lift the spirits of Felicia Marcus, California's top water regulator, on a recent morning. First, her staff announced that residents up and down the state had barely cut back their water use...
  • William Mulholland: L.A.'s original champion of water conservation

    William Mulholland: L.A.'s original champion of water conservation
    When Gov. Jerry Brown announced mandatory water restrictions for California, he took a moment to underscore the meaning of the edict. “The idea of your nice little green lawn getting watered every day, those days are past,” the governor said,...
  • 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...
  • Court case could be blow for California drought fight

    Court case could be blow for California drought fight
    An appellate court ruling due by next week could put a glitch in plans to reach Gov. Jerry Brown's goal of slashing urban water use by 25% statewide. When Brown announced on April 1 his historic order to cut water use from 2013 levels, he told water...
  • Q&A with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his bid to steal California jobs

    Q&A with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his bid to steal California jobs
    In his four years as governor of Florida, Republican Rick Scott has spent a good bit of time trying to recruit businesses from other states. Now, he's set his sights on California. On Sunday and Monday, Scott talked up Florida's job growth and education...
  • Water rationing cut of 15% in SoCal could bring higher bills

    Water rationing cut of 15% in SoCal could bring higher bills
    Southern California’s water wholesaler Tuesday is poised to impose a 15% cut in water deliveries to local cities and water districts, a move that would bolster Gov. Jerry Brown’s aggressive statewide conservation effort in the fourth year of...