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Feds Providing $50M For Water-Saving Projects

The 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.


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Earthquake Early Warning System Gets Federal Funding

Federal funding was approved Tuesday for an earthquake early warning system on the West Coast.

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Caltech Awarded $12.6 Million Federal Grant

The California Institute of Technology in Pasadena has been awarded a $12.6 million federal grant to set up a new center to study physics.


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Number Of Homeless Takes Slight Dip In LA County

More 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.


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Plan To Close Some Calif. State Parks Hits A Snag

The current state plan to close 70 of California’s 278 state parks because of budget cuts has hit a snag.


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Calif. To Get Another $902M For High-Speed Rail System

Federal 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.


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Riverside Awarded $17M To Offset Foreclosures

Officials say the federal grants will help “reverse the effects” of widespread foreclosures on Inland Empire communities.