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Running on Empty: Our Epic Drought

California is at a “tipping point,” say leading climatologists, as a historic drought enters its fourth year with no end in sight.

4 hours ago

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LA County Officials Move To Echo State Water Conservation Effort

Officials in Los Angeles County Tuesday moved to put residents in step with California regulators regarding water wastage.

07/22/2014

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Law Blocks Some Brown Lawn Fees During Droughts

Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday.

07/21/2014

Wasting water could soon cost you $500. (credit: CBS)

H2-Oh No! State Considers Huge Fines For People Who Waste Water

Georgia Dardenelle says, “Our water bills are going down.”

07/09/2014

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KNX 1070 Report: Calif. Officials To Talk Mandatory Water Rationing

Regulators are expected to consider statewide mandatory water conservation measures as the worst drought in recent memory grows more severe, according to a KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

07/03/2014

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Reflecting Pool Drained At Getty Villa In Drought-Fighting Move

The ongoing drought emergency in California has prompted new water conservation measures at the Getty Center and Villa.

06/19/2014

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Riverside County Customers Urged To Conserve Water As 2nd Treatment Plant Goes Offline

Inland Empire residents were being urged Friday to suspend outdoor watering and limit indoor use through the weekend.

05/09/2014

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LA Sprinkler Shut-Off Saves 87M Gallons Of Potable Water

Officials say what had been considered a novel idea by city officials has saved L.A. hundreds of thousands of dollars.

04/08/2014

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Electronic Highway Signs Urge Calif. Drivers To Conserve Water

Hundreds of electronic highway signs were being activated Tuesday to urge drivers in Southern California and statewide to conserve water.

02/11/2014

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Amid Drought, California Government Cuts Water Use

Government in drought-afflicted California is trying to lead by example and cut water use by the same 20 percent that residents have been asked to save.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2014

Lake Hollywood Reservoir (courtesy Facebook)

Dry Winter May Fuel Statewide Conservation Measures

Southern California may be forced to take conservation steps next year in the face of a potential water shortage, state water officials said Monday.

10/28/2013

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It’s a Wild Summer at the Discovery Center

It is getting wild at the Discovery Science Center this summer. Animals have invaded the center making it their new summer home. The animal adventure does not stop with the wild rescue exhibit. Guests can […]

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2012

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New SoCal Desert Race Fees Roundly Disliked

Fans and opponents of off-road racing in Southern California’s deserts are both seething over new Bureau of Land Management fees for the competitions enacted after eight spectators were killed in an accident at a race last year.

09/11/2011

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Brown Plan To Transfer Inmates May Strip Firefighter Support Crews

A cost-cutting move to transfer tens of thousands of state inmates to county jails could potentially cripple a key component of California’s firefighting force.

06/21/2011

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Take The Mayor’s Challenge: Clean Water Pledge

The Mayor’s Challenge encourages cities to register residents for an online water conservation pledge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2011

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