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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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Water Bond Heads to November Ballot as Proposition 1

August 14, 2014 | 2:08 am

Water Bond Heads to November Ballot as Proposition 1

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A rare bipartisan agreement delivers $7.5 billion bond measure to pay for new dams and other water needs.

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New S.F., East Bay Water Restrictions: ‘Mandatory,’ With No Penalties for Most

August 13, 2014 | 6:00 am

New S.F., East Bay Water Restrictions: ‘Mandatory,’ With No Penalties for Most

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Big districts seek to limit water use amid drought, but without strict enforcement measures.

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California Fire Update: Relief Comes With Progress on All Fronts

August 7, 2014 | 5:40 pm

California Fire Update: Relief Comes With Progress on All Fronts

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Light rain and an infusion of personnel and equipment help fire crews continue to gain momentum

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Big North State Fires Continue to Spread

August 3, 2014 | 11:59 pm

Big North State Fires Continue to Spread

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Biggest threats are posed by two blazes that have burned 66,000 acres northeast of Redding.

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