Capitol Bureau Chief
July 30, 2015 | Amy Quinton
Data released Thursday by the State Water Resources Control Board shows 265 out of 411 local agencies hit or nearly reached savings targets.
July 30, 2015 | Ed Joyce
The above-average rains of the past week did not ease drought conditions or improve reservoir storage in California. The drought expanded in other parts of the western U.S.
July 28, 2015 | Amy Quinton
California agencies are discussing how to make the state’s network of rail, highways, and ports more efficient while protecting the environment.
July 27, 2015 | Ben Adler
The operator of California’s power grid says it expects to have enough electricity to meet the state’s demand during the upcoming heat wave this week. But it’s still asking Californians to use energy wisely.
July 27, 2015 | Lesley McClurg
New state and federal funding will provide relief for farm workers hurt by California's drought. The U.S. Department of Labor is providing $18 million, and the state is providing $7.5 million.