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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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Video: The Salmon Cannon — Our Next Brainstorm for Weary Fish

August 15, 2014 | 9:09 am

Video: The Salmon Cannon — Our Next Brainstorm for Weary Fish

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Washington state firm comes up with a way to fire big fish gently over obstacles like dams.

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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’s Biggest Water Source Shrouded in Secrecy

July 31, 2014 | 9:09 am

California’s Biggest Water Source Shrouded in Secrecy

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New Stanford analysis of state’s groundwater finds ‘alarming lack of information’ about crucial resource. Read more …

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Drought Becomes Top Environmental Priority for Californians

July 24, 2014 | 8:55 am

Drought Becomes Top Environmental Priority for Californians

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In a new statewide poll, more than a third of respondents favored mandatory water restrictions.

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Lady Gaga: California Water-Conservation Cheerleader

July 16, 2014 | 3:25 pm

Lady Gaga: California Water-Conservation Cheerleader

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Entertainer joins state’s fight to save water. In the meantime, San Francisco says conservation is sexy.

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State Officials Consider Mandatory Limits on Outdoor Watering

July 9, 2014 | 3:15 pm

State Officials Consider Mandatory Limits on Outdoor Watering

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Proposed rules would carry fine of up to $500 for violations such as hosing down sidewalks.

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Illegal Water Diversions to Pot Farms Running Some Streams Dry

July 9, 2014 | 12:59 pm

Illegal Water Diversions to Pot Farms Running Some Streams Dry

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State expresses concern about environmental impacts of diverting water to thirsty pot plants.

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