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Making Los Angeles completely water self-sufficient won't be easy or cheap. But it can be done

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Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:13pm

Despite another hot and dry year with less than four inches of rain in the Los Angeles area, we are back to our water-wasting ways. Two years ago, Californians were using 24% less water compared with 2013. This year, we're hardly conserving at all — just 1%.

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The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India

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Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:01pm

Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. On a cloudless March afternoon, the blue horizon stretches out uninterrupted, as if even birds are too weary to fly.

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12 businesses achieve Sustainable Certification

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Fri, 03/16/2018 - 9:58am

The City of Culver City kicked off its new Sustainable Business Certification Program (Certification Program) this month, which was developed under guidelines established by the California Green Business Network (CAGBN). Implementation of the Certification Program is Culver City’s next bold step toward attaining its sustainability goals.

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Another 30 miles of California's bullet train route must run at lower speeds, documents show

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Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:55am

The California bullet train will have another slow segment of track as part of a new cost-savings measure, state rail authority documents reveal.

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By ordering new land-use plan, Trump could spark a fight in California deserts

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Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:51am

It looks like a barren no man's land, but the vast desert outside Indio, Calif., has many suitors.