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CA Appeals Court Rules Tiered Water Rates Unconstitutional

A state appeals court has ruled a tiered water rate structure is unconstitutional. The impact of the ruling is far-reaching impact as state water districts try to come up with ways to charge customers during California’s drought.

04/21/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

DROUGHT: State Regulators Reveal Mandatory Water Cutbacks, Some Bay Area Cities Must Reduce Consumption By 36 Percent

San Francisco is designated for an 8% reduction, but Hillsborough, Discovery Bay, Atherton and Woodside must reduce their water consumption by 36 percent.

04/18/2015

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. (California Department of Water Resources)

Drought Executive Order Streamlines Process To Install Salinity Barriers In The Delta

If approved, construction on the temporary rock barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could begin as early as May.

04/02/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Issues Calls For Mandatory 25 Percent Water Reduction With No End In Sight For Drought

He has ordered officials to impose mandatory water restrictions for the first time.

04/01/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governor Jerry Brown, State Legislators Unveil $1 Billion Drought Relief Plan

Most of the proposal would accelerate spending that voters have already approved for water and flood projects.

03/19/2015

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Report Finds California’s Financial Comeback Mainly Due To Spending Reductions, Not Higher Revenue

The report from Standard & Poor’s found that contrary to popular belief, lower spending has spurred California’s economic recovery, and not higher revenues.

01/28/2015

Students protest proposed UC tuition hikes. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Hundreds Of Students Protest UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco As Tuition Hike Is Considered

The students are voicing concerns about UC President Janet Napolito’s proposal which could increase tuition by as much as five percent over the next five years.

11/19/2014

Kashkari Sleeping

California Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari Spends A Week Homeless, Posing As Job Seeker

The GOP candidate said his week in Fresno shed light on California’s economic recovery and the need to create more jobs in the Central Valley and across the state.

07/31/2014

Mud Cracks

Gov. Brown Looks To Handle Drought By Moving Water

This as President Obama has pledged federal aid to the state.

01/30/2014

Neel Kashkari . ( Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Political Newcomer Kashkari Running For Governor Of California

Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official and architect of the nation’s bank bailout, says he is running for governor of California.

01/21/2014

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