Sierra Snowpack

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Sierra snowpack shows improvement, but not enough to declare California's drought over

Published: 
Fri, 04/01/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Water

 In a symbolic moment in California's slow but steady drought recovery, a state surveyor on Wednesday found several feet of snow in the same Sierra Nevada meadow that was bare and brown just a year ago.

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After years of California drought, playing in the snow is a delight

Published: 
Wed, 12/30/2015 (All day)

Savannah Mayorga, 5, was born in a dry year.

"We didn't know then how dry it was, that it was the beginning of the drought," said her father, Robert Mayorga.