Governor Jerry Brown
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.
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.
If approved, construction on the temporary rock barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could begin as early as May.
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.
Most of the proposal would accelerate spending that voters have already approved for water and flood projects.
The report from Standard & Poor’s found that contrary to popular belief, lower spending has spurred California’s economic recovery, and not higher revenues.
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.
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.
This as President Obama has pledged federal aid to the state.
Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official and architect of the nation’s bank bailout, says he is running for governor of California.