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Volunteers In Palos Verdes Peninsula: Rebuild Kelp Forests And Marine Life Will Come

Kelp in the Palos Verdes Peninsula, one of the most important kelp forest regions on the West Coast, have been hit hard. Kelp forests there have suffered a 76 percent decline over the past century.

11/19/2014

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Despite Cutbacks, LA Water Usage Still Twice As High As San Francisco

Angelenos have made some cutbacks to water use during the statewide drought, but California officials say the Southland can do even more to conserve.

11/04/2014

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Brown: California Needs Long-Term Vision On Water

Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.

10/20/2014

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LA Mayor Calls For Cuts To Water Usage, DWP Imports To Fight Drought

It was not immediately known what specific steps Mayor Garcetti would be ordering in terms of increased conservation or enforcement of water usage.

10/14/2014

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DWP Boosts Staffing To Educate LA Water Wasters

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is stepping up enforcement efforts to promote water conservation during the statewide drought.

08/19/2014

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‘Lawn Dude’ Billboards Aimed At Promoting Water-Conservation Efforts

Southern California water officials have a new spokesperson to promote water-conservation efforts – and he’s got an attitude.

08/01/2014

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KCAL9’s Kaj Goldberg Rides Along With ‘Water Conservation Cops’ In Pasadena

Wendy De Leon, with Pasadena Water and Power, is a searching for any resident wasting water, with mandatory statewide restrictions on outdoor watering scheduled to effect Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2014

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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.

07/31/2014

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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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