California's drought is drying up water supplies at some of the state parks system's most popular sites, forcing closure of showers and bathrooms.
As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure.
When the average Mexican family visits California, they probably hop in a car for a jaunt across the border. But California tourism officials who traveled here with Gov. Jerry Brown this week have their sights set on a more high-flying clientele.
Urban Meyer coaches in the Big Ten now but can't stop touting the Southeastern Conference. Maybe it's a muscle reflex from his years at Florida when SEC coaches were programmed to promote the league 365 days a year. It was all part of the SEC's masterful public-relations campaign during the BCS era to keep reminding America that the SEC was the best league ever conceived and consecrated. Meyer is at Ohio State now, but old habits die hard. He told a group of campers over the weekend that his 2008 Florida team was the greatest team in college football history. Those Gators were good, but whoa there Urban. It would seem difficult to make such a claim about a team...