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Yosemite Fire: Half Dome Cables to Reopen; Fire Breaks Out in Shasta County

September 11, 2014 | 9:20 am

Yosemite Fire: Half Dome Cables to Reopen; Fire Breaks Out in Shasta County

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As containment increases, officials start to reopen access to the popular attraction.

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How to Drive Home the Drought Message: Make It a Game

September 9, 2014 | 10:00 am

How to Drive Home the Drought Message: Make It a Game

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Efforts to spur conservation include an online game that puts users in charge of California’s water.

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Recycled Wastewater Program Keeps East Bay Gardens Alive

September 8, 2014 | 7:00 am

Recycled Wastewater Program Keeps East Bay Gardens Alive

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In first program of its kind in U.S., water district is giving away treated sewage water for landscaping.

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California Drought Snapshot: Snowless Mount Shasta

September 3, 2014 | 11:43 am

California Drought Snapshot: Snowless Mount Shasta

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A mountain that John Muir described as ‘perpetually snowclad’ is now bare all the way to the summit.

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Judge Rejects Bid to Block Emergency Water to Klamath Salmon

August 28, 2014 | 2:29 am

Judge Rejects Bid to Block Emergency Water to Klamath Salmon

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In a victory for native tribes, ruling says imminent harm to fish outweighs potential harm to farmers.

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A Reporter in the San Joaquin Valley Finds Fertile Ground for Storytelling

August 27, 2014 | 12:00 pm

A Reporter in the San Joaquin Valley Finds Fertile Ground for Storytelling

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A glimpse of the complexity many miss as they hurry through the valley on their way somewhere else.

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California Drought Portrait: Our Shrinking Reservoirs

August 26, 2014 | 9:00 am

California Drought Portrait: Our Shrinking Reservoirs

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Logically, it’s not a surprise that lake levels are dropping. But it’s still a shock to see the reality.

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California’s Central Valley: ‘More Than Just Farmers on Tractors’ [Video]

August 25, 2014 | 2:50 pm

California’s Central Valley: ‘More Than Just Farmers on Tractors’ [Video]

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Two ‘California Report’ producers get off Highway 99 and meet some Central Valley residents.

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Drought-Stricken California Town Struggles to Keep the Water Flowing

August 20, 2014 | 12:21 pm

Drought-Stricken California Town Struggles to Keep the Water Flowing

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Montague, near Mount Shasta, relies on a reservoir that’s down 90 percent from normal this summer.

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Gardening in the Drought: What Makes a Plant ‘Drought-Tolerant’

August 17, 2014 | 8:00 am

Gardening in the Drought: What Makes a Plant ‘Drought-Tolerant’

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California’s historic drought has lots of gardeners searching for drought-tolerant plants.

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