California State Lands Commission Meeting on April 23, 2015

The California State Lands Commission will be holding a meeting on April 23, 2015 at 1 PM in San Francisco. To view the agenda, please visit: http://www.slc.ca.gov/Meeting_Summaries/04-23-15/Agenda.htm

California Water & Drought News for April 13, 2015

Associated Press: Southern California water agencies brace for water cutbacks McClatchy Washington Bureau: Drought devastating California farms, drying up jobs Los Angeles Times: Farmers to city dwellers: We’re all in the drought together Forbes: California Drought Won’t Keep Us From Showering, Make Us Eat Insects Orange County Register: Water consumption boils down to simple formula: More land = more water Mother […]

California Water & Drought News for April 10, 2015

Fresno Bee: John Laird: Gov. Brown has a long-term water plan Sacramento Bee: California farmers mount PR campaign to counter backlash over water use Sacramento Bee: State regulators: California water use will never be the same KQED: The Next Crime Wave in Farm Country: Stealing Water Los Angeles Times: Water officials uncertain about just how tough to get with users […]

California Water & Drought News for April 9, 2015

Sacramento Bee: California should stretch urban supplies before cutting water for farms Contra Costa Times: California’s drought response barrels forward Bloomberg: How the Drought Is Changing California Forever New York Times: In Parched California, Innovation, Like Water, Has Limits Los Angeles Times: Cities strategize water-saving measures Associated Press: No more playing nice: California names, shames water wasters Los Angeles Times: Despite the […]

California Water & Drought News for April 8, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Some communities may have to cut water use by 35%, regulators say Capital Press: Water board shutoff orders could include senior right holders National Geographic: Delta Smelt, Icon of California Water Wars, Is Almost Extinct NPR: California Farmers Gulp Most Of State’s Water, But Say They’ve Cut Back Contra Costa Times: State water officials get permit to […]

California Water & Drought News for April 7, 2015

Wall Street Journal: California’s Green Drought Washington Post: As water runs dry, Californians brace for a new way of life New York Times: California Should Speed Up Groundwater Conservation New York Times: California Needs Better Water Management and Pricing Policies Los Angeles Times: How a plan to ration water in Southern California will work Maven’s Notebook: News Worth Noting: DFW proposes closing parts […]

California Water & Drought News for April 6, 2015

New York Times: Beneath California Crops, Groundwater Crisis Grows Sacramento Bee: With new thinking, flood control projects can ease drought  Sacramento Bee: Storms will boost reservoirs and bring snow to mountains but won’t be ‘drought-busting’  Bloomberg: Jerry Brown: California Drought Shows ‘Climate Change Is Not a Hoax’ Sacramento Bee: Gov. Jerry Brown defends agriculture’s water use amid drought Capital Public […]

California Water & Drought News for April 3, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Mandatory water cuts put pressure on California communities  Sacramento Bee: California agriculture, largely spared in new water restrictions, wields huge clout Los Angeles Times: State officials launch new advertising campaign for water conservation Lake County News: WATER: ‘Save Our Water’ launches new statewide public education campaign KQED: Drought Drama: California Politics Podcast  Sacramento Bee; How Jerry Brown made […]

California Water & Drought News for April 2, 2015

NBC News: California Imposes Unprecedented Statewide Water Restrictions Los Angeles Times: Gov. Brown orders mandatory water restrictions in California Associated Press: California governor orders mandatory water restrictions SF Gate: California drought: Brown orders 25 percent water use reduction San Jose Mercury News: California drought: Gov. Jerry Brown announces first-ever statewide mandatory water reductions Sacramento Bee: Things to know about California’s drought […]

California Water & Drought News for April 1, 2015

NPR: Scary Times For California Farmers As Snowpack Hits Record Lows Los Angeles Times: Gov. Jerry Brown to attend snowpack measurement near Lake Tahoe ABC News: Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good. KPCC: April snowpack hits new record low: 6 percent of average KQED: Record-Low […]