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GOP members blame Sen. Feinstein for blocking drought language

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Tue, 12/15/2015 (All day)

Debate over a plan to address California’s drought continued Friday as the Republicans in the state's delegation held a news conference blaming Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) for not supporting their bid to insert the plan into a must-pass spending bill.

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California's snowpack is deeper than last year, but more is needed, officials say

Published: 
Thu, 12/03/2015 (All day)

First, the good news: Thanks to a series of frosty winter storms, California’s snowpack is now double what it was last year at this time, according to officials.

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El Niño could be the most powerful on record, scientists say

Published: 
Thu, 11/19/2015 (All day)

A key location of the Pacific Ocean is now hotter than recorded in at least 25 years, surpassing the temperatures during the record 1997 El Niño.

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Mandate on California water cuts slated to continue if drought persists

Published: 
Thu, 11/19/2015 (All day)

California's urban areas should prepare to keep conserving water until at least next fall, Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday.

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'Everything is blinding white': Sierra storms pay off for resorts and add hope for drought

Published: 
Tue, 11/17/2015 (All day)

Alex Hoon was driving north from Mammoth Lakes on Tuesday, looking in awe at the decidedly winter landscape.