SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) — The Guadalupe River, which runs through San Jose, has dried up.

The San Jose Mercury News reports ( the river went through years of restoration and became a source of civic pride after it welcomed back trout, salmon, beavers and other wildlife.

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But the relentless drought has turned large sections of the Guadalupe into miles of cracked, arid gray riverbed.

Fish and other wildlife that made the waterway their home are missing or dead.

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The Guadalupe is in worse shape than many California rivers, but it is hardly alone.

The state’s rivers and creeks are withering and in some cases disappearing entirely after four years of historically dry weather.

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