CBS2 Investigation: Amid Drought, LADWP Caught Watering Artificial Turf At SubstationsThe Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is trying to set an example on how to reduce water use amid California's fifth consecutive year of severe drought.
Study: Current Environmental Conditions Mirror Factors Leading To 1,000-Year DroughtGreenhouse gases trapped in the upper atmosphere mirror the natural climatic forces of some ancient droughts that lasted for 1,000 years, UCLA researchers say in a study released Thursday.
Drought Stokes Bad Southern California Allergy SeasonAs California plods through its fifth consecutive year of drought, many allergy sufferers in the Southland are feeling the effects.
Californians Still Saving Water In Drought, But Not As MuchCalifornians are still saving water despite the recent lifting of mandatory statewide conservation, but not as much as they were last year at the peak of the drought, water officials said Wednesday.
Cal Fire Firefighters Fight For Higher PayThe Cal Fire union says city and county fire agencies pay firefighters far more to do the same job than Cal Fire.
California Senate Rejects Bill Disclosing Water UsageThe California Senate is rejecting legislation that seeks to force public water agencies to disclose their largest commercial and industrial water users.
Californians Excel In Final Month Of Statewide Water CutsCalifornians beat a water-savings target in the final month of mandatory statewide water conservation, reducing their use by more than one-fourth.
Record Number Of Rattlesnakes Making Their Way Into Yards Due To DroughtSouthern California is known for its sun, sand, and of course, it’s snakes.
Californians Beat Drought-Time Conservation Target For AprilThe average Californian used 77 gallons of water a day in April, down 26.1 percent from 104 gallons in April 2013, the state Water Resources Control Board said.
Drought-Stricken California Allows Local Water Districts To Set Conservation GoalsCalifornia has decided to let hundreds of local water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state.
California Regulators Weigh Next Step For Saving Water In DroughtStrict rules adopted at the height of California's drought leading many people to let their lawns turn brown may soon end as state regulators consider letting local communities decide how to keep their own water use in check.
Brown Orders Water-Saving Practices To Continue Even After Rainy WinterGov. Jerry Brown wants water conservation to become a way of life in California, even as water officials consider easing strict saving measures after a rainy winter in parts of the state.

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