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Why Is California Rebuilding in Fire Country? Because You’re Paying for It

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Thu, 03/01/2018 (All day)

At the rugged eastern edge of Sonoma County, where new homes have been creeping into the wilderness for decades, Derek Webb barely managed to save his ranch-style resort from the raging fire that swept through the area last October. 

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California looks to permanently ban hosing off driveways, over-watering lawns

Published: 
Tue, 02/20/2018 (All day)

California’s top water officials are considering permanent conservation rules that would outlaw hosing down driveways, over-watering lawns and running sprinklers on grassy street medians.

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California moves ahead with one delta tunnel, scaling back ambitious water delivery project

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Wed, 02/07/2018 (All day)

State officials Wednesday said they will press ahead with a smaller version of a long-planned water delivery project, initially building one, instead of two, massive tunnels in the heart of California's vast waterworks.

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Number of solar jobs drops 14% in California and nearly 4% nationwide

Published: 
Thu, 02/08/2018 (All day)

After several years of growth, the number of jobs in the solar energy sector took a hit in 2017, with California absorbing the biggest blow.