State officials Wednesday ordered an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.
With California mired in a devastating drought, some so-called shamers are fanning out across the Los Angeles-area searching for people who are needlessly putting water on lawns or letting it run onto sidewalks.
Cemeteries across the state are dealing with fallout from the drought and some graveyards have had to let the grass and plants die.
Residents living in California’s most famous zip code will no longer be allowed to fill new swimming pools and could face $1,000 fines for water violations.
Gov. Jerry Brown called on cities this week to cut water consumption by 25 percent to combat the severe drought plaguing the state.
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Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday.
A Glendora couple who scaled back watering due to drought received a letter from the city warning that they could face fines if they don’t get their brown lawn green again.
Angelenos can turn their water-friendly lawns into green for their pockets under a new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) program.
Spurts of green grass are already returning the lawn outside City Hall, but inside officials want to make sure they avoid a repeat of damage done by protesters last fall.
Several “Occupy LA” protesters, who ignored a Monday deadline to move from the lawn of City Hall, say they are committed to their effort and have no plans to leave.
“Occupy LA” demonstrators are concerned they may be forced to move after police were called to the tent city near City Hall at 3 a.m. Thursday morning.
Several “Occupy Los Angeles” demonstrators are being forced to pack up and move. Roughly 700 protestors and 400 tents are starting to take a toll on the lawn of City Hall.
A long-term expansion plan at Forest Lawn Cemetery will move forward despite opposition from environmental activists.