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State Senators Stall Bill Funding More Benefits For Foster Kids Transitioning To Adulthood

California’s State Senate Appropriations Committee has shelved a bill to give certain foster children critical help in making the transition to adulthood.

05/13/2015

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Bay Area’s Tri-Valley Residents Keep Recycled Sewer Water In Demand

Many of the Bay Area’s Tri-Valley residents can’t get enough of treated sewer water used for plants, trees and lawns. It’s so much that the Dublin-San Ramon Services District is having a tough time keeping up with demand.

05/12/2015

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San Jose Largest City In State To Face Mandatory Water Rationing With Monthly Allotments

San Jose residents face mandatory water rationing with monthly allotments and the possibility of penalties if they go over their allowed amount as soon as mid-June.

05/12/2015

Backyard swimming pool. (CBS)

San Jose Bans Filling Hot Tubs, Pools Amid California’s Historic Drought

San Jose is the latest big city in the state to ban filling outdoor swimming pools, and business at hot tub stores in the city has gone cold.

05/11/2015

The Eco Green Auto Clean Car Wash in Redwood City. (CBS)

Redwood City Car Wash Does The Job With Just 1 Cup Of Water During California Drought

A Redwood City car wash is taking water conservation during California’s drought, cleaning cars with just one cup of water.

05/11/2015

This owl was rescued in Santa Rosa. (CHP)

CHP Officers Drive Injured Owl To Santa Rosa Wildlife Hospital

An owl rescued by California Highway Patrol officers in Santa Rosa is recovering Monday morning.

05/11/2015

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Bay Area Gets A Chance Of Rain By The End Of The Week

KCBS and KPIX Meteorologist Roberta Gonzales’ forecast includes a slight chance of rain in the Bay Area forecast towards the end of the week.

05/11/2015

Automatic License Plate Reader installed on a police car. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Personal Information Collected By License Plate Readers May Be Available To Anyone Who Asks

If you drive a car through the Bay Area, chances are good that police have photos of your license plate, and data on where you’ve been, and that information may be available to anyone who asks for it.

05/10/2015

The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

Californians Getting Mixed Messages During Drought

California is adopting unprecedented restrictions on water use, but residents are getting mixed messages from state and local officials.

05/10/2015

Waterworld in Concord. (CBS)

Concord’s Waterworld Fights To Survive Drought With Innovation That Cuts Waste

The grass is gone, plants are not getting watered and the pool water is recycled. Waterworld has gone on a water diet.

05/09/2015

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