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Newly-planted mint at Fran Paxton's front yard in the Twin Creeks neighborhood of San Ramon. (CBS)

East Bay Homeowner Fined By HOA For Replacing Lawn With Drought-Resistant Landscaping

An East Bay homeowner is in a battle with her homeowners’ association over her drought-resistant yard after she was fined by the HOA for not having sod.

08/15/2014

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Reclaimed Water Keeping Lawns, Medians, Parks Watered During Drought In Dublin-San Ramon Area

Even in the vehemently eco-friendly Bay Area, we still flush our toilets with drinking water. But, two cities in the East Bay are making sure the water getting flushed down the drain doesn’t go to waste.

08/14/2014

Sign promoting 'Brown is the New Green' a Water District $500K campaign  encouraging residents to conserve water.

Brown Is The New Green When It Comes To Bay Area Lawns

Brown is the new green. At least, it is when it comes to lawns in Alameda. Water officials hope it’s a new trend that will catch on all over California.

07/25/2014

A man spray-paints a lawn in Southern California during a severe drought. (CBS)

SoCal Homeowners Spray-Painting Lawns Green To Avoid Water Fees During Drought

Homeowners in Los Angeles are facing tough choices in keeping their lawns green during a devastating drought, pushing some far enough to spray paint them.

07/20/2014

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Kid’s Front Yard Piano Concert Invitation Goes Viral, Massive Audience Descends On Front Lawn In The Rain

A Minnesota kid put out a handmade sign inviting neighbors to hear him play his piano on the front lawn. He’d been practicing hard, and figured why not? When someone snapped a picture and posted it to Facebook, it went viral, and an unexpected scene greeted him as he stepped out onto a rainy day to do his recital. (WCCO Report)

07/14/2014

The strangest animal we’ve seen celebrating, but this goat looks good! (Photo Credit: DrBacchus)

Grazing Goats To Help Prune SF Presidio Golf Course’s Bushes, Lawns

A cadre of goats will munch their way through four acres of dense brush at the Presidio Golf Course, allowing native grasses to flourish and making it easier to retrieve errant golf balls.

08/08/2012

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