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Nick Ut/AP PhotoWater sprinklers are used at Heartwell Park in Long Beach

California water board says February savings were worst yet

California's water board said Tuesday that February was the worst month for…

Nick Ut/AP PhotoWater sprinklers are used at Heartwell Park in Long Beach
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Storm brings rain and snow, but little relief, to California

An unusually cold spring storm brought heavy rain and hail to parts…

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Rain, winds headed to California, but little drought help

Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown stood in dry brown grass at a…

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California takes sweeping steps to conserve water in drought

Gary Whitlock watched water run to a sidewalk as gardeners hosed down…

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Gov. Jerry Brown orders mandatory water restrictions

California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered officials Wednesday to impose statewide mandatory water…

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California leaders routinely use private email

Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials…

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AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliGov. Jerry Brown discusses his $1 billion package of emergency drought-relief legislation during a Capitol news conference in Sacramento

Brown signs $1 billion water plan for dry California

Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a plan injecting $1 billion of water…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliGov. Jerry Brown discusses his $1 billion package of emergency drought-relief legislation during a Capitol news conference in Sacramento
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Brown, university president to give briefing on budget talks

Gov. Jerry Brown and University of California President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday…

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Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoGov. Jerry Brown defended new plans Thursday that call for scaling back habitat restoration done while tunnels are built under the delta.

Brown: California leading on climate-change work with China

Gov. Jerry Brown touted California's cooperation with China on climate change Wednesday,…

Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoGov. Jerry Brown defended new plans Thursday that call for scaling back habitat restoration done while tunnels are built under the delta.
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Survey: California cuts water use 9 percent in January

California water conservation slipped during an unusually dry January just a month…

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AP Photo/Jae C. HongPumpjacks operate at the Kern River Oil Field

California permitted oilfield discharge in protected water

Regulators in California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, have authorized oil companies…

AP Photo/Jae C. HongPumpjacks operate at the Kern River Oil Field
Rich Pedroncelli/AP File PhotoJerry Brown made history on Monday when he was sworn in for his fourth term as governor of California.

California governor sworn in for record fourth term

Jerry Brown made history Monday when he was sworn in for his…

Rich Pedroncelli/AP File PhotoJerry Brown made history on Monday when he was sworn in for his fourth term as governor of California.

Assistant US attorney named to state high court

In his effort to diversify the judicial branch, Gov. Jerry Brown on…

California details funding plan for twin tunnels

Customers of California's proposed twin-tunnel water project would have to make billions…

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Jerry Brown on verge of making California history

Gov. Jerry Brown was on the verge of making history Tuesday as…

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Brown: California needs long-term vision on water

Gov. Jerry Brown laid out his long-term strategy for shoring up California's…

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AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this photo taken Sept. 17

Winter not expected to end California drought

Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this photo taken Sept. 17
AB 1422 mandates that California employers provide paid sick leave for employees to use. San Francisco’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance provides for more sick time than the state law and is unaffected by its passage.

Paid time off for illness expanded in California

The legislative season has just ended and for the next several weeks,…

AB 1422 mandates that California employers provide paid sick leave for employees to use. San Francisco’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance provides for more sick time than the state law and is unaffected by its passage.
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliA sprinkler waters a lawn in Sacramento

California water use drops 11.5 percent in August

State officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliA sprinkler waters a lawn in Sacramento
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Gov. Jerry Brown spends little; has $24 million

Gov. Jerry Brown reported Monday that he has nearly $24 million left…

AP Photo/Craig RuttleIn this Sept. 23