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Water bond would spread money across the state — but pour it on the Central Valley

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Tue, 10/23/2018 - 5:45pm

Excessive groundwater pumping by San Joaquin Valley farmers has caused a stretch of the Friant-Kern Canal to sink so much that it has interfered with irrigation deliveries to more than 300,000 acres of cropland.

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Essay: I Bike In LA And Fear For My Safety All The Time

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Tue, 10/23/2018 - 5:40pm

Last week, Bicycling Magazine declared L.A. the worst city for bikes.

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What's happening to California's hummingbirds? Rising temperatures threaten their source of food

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Tue, 10/23/2018 - 5:35pm

Imagine going to your neighborhood grocery store and discovering no food. Even worse, imagine every grocery store within a day’s drive was without food. What would you do?

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Initiative to repeal gas tax increase is falling short, according to poll of California voters

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Sun, 10/21/2018 - 11:22am

A California initiative that would repeal gas tax increases is falling well short of the majority support needed to pass, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll, jeopardizing a Republican strategy to use the measure to draw conservatives to the polls next month in hopes of helping GOP candidates in congressional and legislative races.

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Trump orders quicker environmental review of California water projects

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Sun, 10/21/2018 - 11:19am

President Trump on Friday directed federal agencies to speed up their environmental review of major water projects in California and to develop plans to suspend or revise regulations that hamper water deliveries.