Pristine Sierra 'Secret Garden' Near Truckee Opens After A CenturyA wild meadow near Truckee, hidden from public view for more than a century, will soon be open to tours.
2,200 PG&E Customers Without Power In ConcordPower outages that at one point Tuesday left over 10,000 PG&E customers without electrical service in the East Bay have been reduced to about 2,200.
Pressure Mounts To Close CEMEX Sand MineCommunity members, along and advocacy groups, are keeping up the pressure to close the CEMEX corporation’s 111-year old Lapis Sand Mine on the Central Coast.
California Drought Conservation Measures Could Be PermanentCalifornia water agencies have drawn up plans to keep drought conservation measures in place permanently.
California Water Board: Cutbacks May Return As Conservation LagsState regulators say they fear some water districts in drought-stricken California have abandoned conservation efforts as saving dropped off significantly.
At Lake Tahoe, Obama Links Conservation To Climate ChangeStanding beneath the forest-green peaks of the Sierra Nevada, President Barack Obama drew a connection Wednesday between conservation efforts and stopping global warming, describing the two environmental challenges as inseparably linked.
Pres. Obama Touting Conservation In Lake Tahoe VisitIn Nevada on Wednesday, President Barack Obama plans to visit Lake Tahoe and speak at a summit dedicated to the iconic lake's preservation.
Development Gobbling Up Open Space Across Western States At Alarming RateThe natural landscape of the Wild West is disappearing.
California Looks At Easing Drought Cuts After El Niño WinterCalifornia will consider lifting a mandatory statewide water conservation order for cities and towns after a rainy, snowy winter eased the state's five-year drought, water officials said Monday.
Ducks Dismayed After Decorative Pond Drained In PleasantonDucks may be dismayed by the loss of a decorative pond in Pleasanton, but the California drought requires fresh water be conserved.
Californians Fall Short Of Water Conservation Target For NovemberResidents of drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, falling short of the governor's 25 percent conservation mandate for a second straight month.
Don't Count On El Niño, Rain Could Miss Northern California AltogetherNorthern Californians shouldn't stop conserving because they keep hearing El Niño is coming to the rescue.

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