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  • Why not get tough on water use, California?

     Why not get tough on water use, California?
    To hear Gov. Jerry Brown tell it, California is in a "mega drought" — perhaps the worst dry spell it's ever known. So why does he keep calling for voluntary water conservation?
  • A drier California than ever? Pretty much.

     A drier California than ever? Pretty much.
    The last 12 months have been the driest on record in California, and this, on the heels of two below-normal years, prompted Gov. Jerry Brown to declare that the state is in a drought emergency. Ours is a state that relies heavily on the winter storms that...

    Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Rancho Cucamonga

    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday evening three miles from Rancho Cucamonga, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:59 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter...

    Playing politics with California's drought

     Playing politics with California's drought
    As California's drought continues, and more than a dozen rural communities ponder what to do when their drinking water runs out sometime in March, it would be nice if the state's Republican politicians brought some straightforward plans for relief to...

    California drought could force key water system to cut deliveries

    California drought could force key water system to cut deliveries
    Officials Friday said that for the first time ever, the State Water Project that helps supply a majority of Californians may be unable to make any deliveries except to maintain public health and safety. The prospect of no deliveries from one of the...