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Drought Persists And So Does Water Conservation In Sacramento

July 21, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Mandatory statewide water conservation rules have ended in California. But Sacramento-area users conserved 22 percent in June, compared to June 2013.

Two Fires Continue To Burn In Calaveras County

July 12, 2016

UPDATE, July 13, 9:30 a.m.: The Pacheco Fire south of Valley Springs in Calaveras County is now 341 acres and is 20 percent contained. Meanwhile, the Stagecoach Fire is 35 acres and is 75 percent contained.

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Environment

Low Or No Water Conservation Targets 'Shortsighted'

July 7, 2016 | Ed Joyce

California is in the fifth consecutive year of drought, but state water managers ended mandatory conservation rules. Local water suppliers now determine conservation rates, and some have low or no targets. A water expert says that's 'shortsighted.'

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California May Water Conservation Rate Is 28 Percent

July 6, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The California Water Resources Control Board Wednesday says Californians cut water use by 28 percent in the final month of mandatory statewide conservation.

250 Firefighters Battle 185-Square-Mile Blaze In Nevada

July 5, 2016

(AP) - A wind-whipped brush fire that has consumed more than 185 square miles of rangeland in north-central Nevada burned within a few hundred yards of ranch homes on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or structure damage.

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Crews Battle Access, Terrain On Trailhead Fire

July 4, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Update 6 p.m. July 4: The Trailhead Fire is 50 percent contained at 5,444 acres. Mandatory evacuation orders are being reduced to voluntary in areas affected by the fire in Placer and El Dorado counties.

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