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Los Gatos Creek Trail (www.sjparks.org)

Los Gatos Creek Going Dry Amid California’s Record Drought

On Tuesday, the water supply to the creek was cut by about 60 percent as South Bay water officials try to conserve what little water they have to work with.

07/08/2014

An overflow spillway stands dry at the Lexington Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in Los Gatos, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extreme Drought Conditions Force Santa Clara County Water Officials To Let Los Gatos Creek Go Dry

Water officials said they need to reduce flows from Lexington Reservoir to Los Gatos Creek by more than half, so there’s enough water to keep at least some the creek wet until the winter.

07/03/2014

SJFD

Mayor Says Cash-Strapped San Jose Can Improve Fire Response By Downsizing Crews

Right now, San Jose Fire shows up with four people on each engine, and it doesn’t matter whether it’s a huge blaze or a minor medical call. But with a tight budget, Reed said it’s time to rethink four-man teams.

05/14/2014

(CBS)

Federal Judges Grant California 2-More Years To Reduce Prison Populations

Federal judges are giving California two more years to meet a court-ordered inmate population cap.

02/10/2014

An Afghan American woman walks past an American flag in the 'Little Kabul' district of Fremont. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Afghanis Cheer US Troop Drawdown

The reduction of US forces in Afghanistan is being welcomed by many Afghans living in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

waste management

ConsumerWatch: Reducing Household Waste

The average person produces about 4.5 pounds of waste in Calif. But in Mill Valley, the Johnson family only produces about two hands fulls of waste every six months.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/21/2011

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