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A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir  on January 28, 2014 in San Jose. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Urban Water Use Increases Month-Over-Month, Despite Dwindling Snowpack, Lingering Drought

Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board Felicia Marcus said residents are falling far short of the twenty percent year over year conservation goal set by Governor Jerry Brown.

03/03/2015

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EBMUD To Ask Customers To Cut Back Usage While Buying Water To Fill Reservoirs

The East Bay Municipal Utility District’s board of directors voted Tuesday to ask their customers to continue voluntarily cutting their water use by 10 percent because the dry winter has reduced the amount of water in the agency’s reservoirs.

04/22/2014

Facebook

Facebook Use Linked To Increased Weight, Credit Card Debt New Study Finds

Spending time on Facebook could leave users with an increased waistline, and decreased self-control, according to a new study.

12/17/2012

Prescription Drugs

ConsumerWatch: Palo Alto Startup Prevents Waste Of Medications

Sirum, run by volunteers and Stanford University Students, created an online system that allows health facilities to donate unused medication to county operated pharmacies.

04/09/2012