CA drought

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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.

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Jerry Brown’s tunnels meet flurry of criticism, but will it matter?

Published: 
Tue, 11/10/2015 (All day)

Gov. Jerry Brown’s response to the latest volley of opposition to his plan to divert water under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta lacked the cheekiness he exhibited in May, when he playfully told his critics to “shut up.”

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To save water, an underground movement to bank El Niño's rainfall

Published: 
Tue, 11/10/2015 (All day)

Gary Serrato watched as a tractor worked its way across a field of dried-up weeds, slicing the sandy dirt into orderly furrows.