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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mandatory water cuts put pressure on California communities

    Mandatory water cuts put pressure on California communities
    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 L.A. must now save more. Gov. Jerry Brown's new drought orders for...
  • What's old is new again: Brown called for 25% water cuts in the 1970s

    What's old is new again: Brown called for 25% water cuts in the 1970s
    Gov. Jerry Brown’s order Wednesday for a 25% mandatory cut in water use, a response to the state’s devastating drought, comes almost four decades after the governor faced a similar water crisis that pitted water-rich Northern California...
  • California's mandatory water cutbacks are a good move

    California's mandatory water cutbacks are a good move
    Residents of large urban areas have weathered California's current drought, well into its fourth year, without making many substantial changes. Los Angeles was shielded from the full impact by water stored in reservoirs. Many Sacramento residents still...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to attend snowpack measurement near Lake Tahoe

    Gov. Jerry Brown to attend snowpack measurement near Lake Tahoe
    Gov. Jerry Brown will be on hand Wednesday morning near Lake Tahoe when officials measure the state's drought-depleted snowpack, his office announced. As of Monday, the snowpack’s water content was at 6% of normal for this time of year. The...
  • Legislators OK $1-billion relief measure for future droughts

    Legislators OK $1-billion relief measure for future droughts
    State lawmakers Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a $1-billion plan that would restock food pantries in parched Central Valley communities and rush bottled water to Californians whose taps are nearly dry. But the legislation, which has been billed as...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown OKs $1 billion to tackle drought, other water issues

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed legislation with more than $1 billion in spending on water projects. The two bills include emergency relief, such as food and water supplies, for drought-stricken communities in the Central Valley. There's also hundreds...