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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

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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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Survey Will Likely Prove California’s Drought Is Over

State water officials will conduct a snow survey Wednesday that will likely prove California’s three-year drought is over.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2011

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Governor Brown Expected To Declare End Of Calif. Drought

Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to declare an end to California’s 3-year-old drought.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/29/2011

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L.A. City Council Must Revote On Water-Rationing Schedule

The Los Angeles City Council voted 12-1 Wednesday to approve a new water-rationing schedule that would allow residents to turn on their sprinklers three days a week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2010