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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.

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Drought covers 100% of California for first time in 15 years

Published: 
Fri, 04/25/2014 - 1:34pm
Category: 
Water

A prolonged period of below-average rainfall has put the entire state of California under some level of drought, ranging in severity from moderate to exceptional, for the first time in 15 years.

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Severe Drought Has U.S. West Fearing Worst

Published: 
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:25pm
Category: 
Water

The punishing drought that has swept California is now threatening the state’s drinking water supply.

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Brown declares California drought emergency

Published: 
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:03am
Category: 
Water

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday declared a drought emergency in California as the state struggles with the least amount of rainfall in its 153-year history, reservoir levels fall and firefighters remain on high alert.