Federal Funding

Feds Providing $50M For Water-Saving ProjectsThe U.S. government will invest nearly $50 million in water conservation and reuse projects in 12 drought-stricken Western states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Wednesday.
Earthquake Early Warning System Gets Federal FundingFederal funding was approved Tuesday for an earthquake early warning system on the West Coast.
Caltech Awarded $12.6 Million Federal GrantThe California Institute of Technology in Pasadena has been awarded a $12.6 million federal grant to set up a new center to study physics.
Number Of Homeless Takes Slight Dip In LA CountyMore than 51,000 people in Los Angeles County are homeless, a slight dip from 2009, despite the poor economy and a wave of foreclosures, according to a survey released Tuesday.
Plan To Close Some Calif. State Parks Hits A SnagThe current state plan to close 70 of California's 278 state parks because of budget cuts has hit a snag.
Calif. To Get Another $902M For High-Speed Rail SystemFederal lawmakers say the state of California is getting another $902 million in federal funding to advance the design and construction of a high-speed rail system initially running from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
Riverside Awarded $17M To Offset Foreclosures Officials say the federal grants will help "reverse the effects" of widespread foreclosures on Inland Empire communities.