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Santa Clara Offers Rebates To Encourage Water Conservation

Many in the Bay Area have already installed low-flow showerheads and toilets, so when Governor Jerry Brown asked us to voluntarily reduce our water consumption by 20 percent, many were wondering how to do that.

01/18/2014

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Opposition To Governor’s Water Conservation Plan Grows

As the slow roll-out of California Governor Jerry Brown’s state-water plan continues to be unveiled, opposition to the plan grows.

05/30/2013

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Crews Clear Another Homeless Encampment In San Jose

City crews in San Jose started the process of clearing out a homeless encampment near Happy Hollow Zoo on Monday morning, a process that is expected to take most of the week.

04/22/2013

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5 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In The South Bay

Don’t miss these 5 ideas for South Bay activities and groups to help you celebrate the spirit of Earth Day 2013.

CBS San Francisco–04/18/2013

Remote camera image of a beaver in Guadalupe River in San Jose. (Gregory Kerekes/YouTube)

Family Of Beavers Takes Up Residence In Downtown San Jose

A family of beavers has taken up residence in the Guadalupe River near the HP Pavilion in downtown San Jose.

04/10/2013

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San Jose Struggles To Control Homeless Encampments Along Waterways

Several clean-ups of homeless encampments along the Guadalupe River and other San Jose creeks over the summer have done little to discourage illegal camping in the city’s watersheds, prompting the city to re-evaluate how it deals with homelessness, officials said.

09/06/2012

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Another Mistake Made On Ballot Measure By South Bay Water Officials

For the second time in as many weeks, Santa Clara County water officials have made a mistake in wording on a proposed ballot measure.

08/29/2012

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2-Word Ballot Measure Mistake Could Cost Santa Clara Water District $548M

A two-word mistake could threaten a half-billion dollar tax measure in Santa Clara County.

08/20/2012

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Phil Matier: Water Rates To Rise If Governor’s Delta Water Project Is Built

Several Bay Area water agencies plan to raise rates if a massive Delta water diversion project, proposed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown, actually gets built.

07/30/2012

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Santa Clara County Investigated For Possible Water Pollution Law Violations

It stems from an incident on January 12, when a small amount of hydraulic oil leaked into a South Bay reservoir.

05/16/2012

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