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California Snowpack Won't Recover From Drought For Years

June 21, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new UCLA study shows that it will likely take until 2019 before California Sierra Nevada snowpack recovers from the drought.

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Environment

California Lawmakers Approve New Regulations For Marijuana Growers

June 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California lawmakers have approved a bill as part of the state budget package that would streamline a permitting process for marijuana growers. Republican lawmakers say it’s unfair to other farmers.

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Environment

First Step In California Groundwater Law Stirs Debate

June 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California is one of the last states in the nation to pass a law to manage groundwater. But putting the law into practice won't come easy. Paso Robles' effort to manage groundwater is a perfect example.

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Environment

California Regulators Drop Cases Against Water Diverters In Drought

June 7, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California regulators have decided not to take action against two water districts accused of illegally diverting water in a drought.

Roseville Lifts One Day A Week Watering Restrictions

April 4, 2016 | Steve Milne

Starting Monday, people in Roseville can water their yards two days a week. Watering had been restricted to one day a week since last October because of the drought.

Stockton City Council Approves Water Rate Increase

March 28, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

The council voted to raise rates by 26 percent this July, followed by a 5.5 percent increase in the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

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Wet Winter Prompts SMUD To Drop Rates

March 14, 2016 | Steve Milne

Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers may notice a small drop in their utility bills thanks to the wet winter.

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