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What Happened To El Niño?The National Weather Service says El Niño is taking a break.
Climate Change Is Affecting Pets: More Fleas, More HeartwormFor pet-owners, those changes may mean rethinking preventive care like giving dogs flea and tick repellent and heartworm pills.
California Water Officials Vote To Extend Emergency Water Conservation MeasuresState water regulators voted Tuesday to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack.
Californians Miss Water Conservation Targets For Third Straight MonthResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December and for a third straight month fell short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown, state officials said Tuesday.
Orange County Cities Ask State To Send More Water To The Region"We are still in a very deep hole," said State Water Resources Control Board chair Felicia Marcus.
Californians Miss Water Conservation Target For 2nd Month In A RowResidents of drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, falling short of the governor's 25 percent conservation mandate for a second straight month, officials reported Tuesday.
El Niño Storms Slam Drought-Parched CaliforniaBetween 2 and 3.5 inches of rain is predicted to fall across the coastal and valley areas of Southern California through Friday, with up to 5 inches falling in the mountains.
Water Conservation Targets Could Be Extended Through October 2016State regulators are expected to propose changes this week to California's water conservation mandate that has required communities throughout the state to reduce use by 25 percent.
California Regulators To Propose Water Conservation Changes
Water Savings Dip In OctoberWater use in Los Angeles was down by 14.9 percent in October, compared to the same month two years ago, and short of the 16 percent conservation mandate imposed on the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power by the state.
DWP Audit Finds 'Cash In Your Lawn' Rebate Program 'Largely A Gimmick'A new report from the City Controller's office has found that one of the Los Angeles' most visible water conservation campaigns may not have had the impact officials had hoped for.
David Goldstein Investigates: Roofers Scamming Thousands Out Of Customers Preparing For El NiñoAs CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein and his team discovered many residents are at risk of becoming victims of the very roofers they contract in preparations of El Nino.

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