DROUGHT: State Regulators Reveal Mandatory Water Cutbacks, Some Bay Area Cities Must Reduce Consumption By 36 PercentSan Francisco is designated for an 8% reduction, but Hillsborough, Discovery Bay, Atherton and Woodside must reduce their water consumption by 36 percent.
Drought Executive Order Streamlines Process To Install Salinity Barriers In The DeltaIf approved, construction on the temporary rock barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could begin as early as May.
Gov. Jerry Brown Issues Calls For Mandatory 25 Percent Water Reduction With No End In Sight For DroughtHe has ordered officials to impose mandatory water restrictions for the first time.
Governor Jerry Brown, State Legislators Unveil $1 Billion Drought Relief PlanMost of the proposal would accelerate spending that voters have already approved for water and flood projects.
Report Finds California’s Financial Comeback Mainly Due To Spending Reductions, Not Higher RevenueThe report from Standard & Poor's found that contrary to popular belief, lower spending has spurred California's economic recovery, and not higher revenues.
Hundreds Of Students Protest UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco As Tuition Hike Is ConsideredThe students are voicing concerns about UC President Janet Napolito's proposal which could increase tuition by as much as five percent over the next five years.
California Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari Spends A Week Homeless, Posing As Job SeekerThe GOP candidate said his week in Fresno shed light on California's economic recovery and the need to create more jobs in the Central Valley and across the state.
Gov. Brown Looks To Handle Drought By Moving WaterThis as President Obama has pledged federal aid to the state.
GOP Political Newcomer Kashkari Running For Governor Of California Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official and architect of the nation's bank bailout, says he is running for governor of California.
KCBS In Depth: California’s Drought Emergency Our weekly In Depth segment covers the drought declaration in the State of California and how the state deals with distribution of water in emergency situations.
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.
Phil Matier: Jerry Brown Squashes Presidential Run RumorsGovernor Jerry Brown is laying to rest rumors of another planned run for the White House, but he hasn't officially thrown his hat in the next governor's race in California either.
Phil Matier: Cost Of California Water Plan SkyrocketingA new report shows the long-term costs of the project may actually be as high as $67 billion.
Phil Matier: Jerry Brown For President? Could Governor Jerry Brown be mulling over another run for the White House?
Phil Matier: Governor Brown Takes Tough Stance On Anti-Crime Bills The governor is still facing the federal mandate to reduce the population in state prisons, something he continues to fight.