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.
Jerry Brown Tells Water Plan Critics: ‘Shut Up, Because You Don’t Know What The Hell You’re Talking About’
Gov. Jerry Brown is taking a blunt approach with critics of his $15 million plan to build twin tunnels to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state’s ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation.
Governor Jerry Brown wants California to slash its carbon footprint even more quickly than is already called for in the continent’s most ambitious climate change law.
Governor Jerry Brown met with most of California’s big city mayors Tuesday to discuss the drought in the State Capitol and to announce a plan to slap water wasters with much stiffer fines.
There’s nothing subtle about the latest petition demanding that California politicians solve the state’s water crisis.
Gov. Jerry Brown has taken the unusual step of releasing his personal e-mails, releasing 113 pages sent from his personal account to his staff.
You’ve heard the bad news about California’s drought before. Gov. Jerry Brown created a drought emergency task force – in March of 1977 during Brown’s first stint as governor.
Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials in California acknowledge using personal email accounts to conduct government business, and it’s not clear if their private exchanges are retained as public records or subject to disclosure.
California is spending much more on schools since the passage of Governor Brown’s temporary tax increase, Proposition 30, but is likely to slip back toward the bottom once those higher taxes expire.