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As the drought dries up California’s wetlands, traveling birds such as ducks, geese and eagles are struggling to survive and breed. “This drought is bad. The odds are against us,” a state expert said.
The search is on to help California farmers find less-thirsty tree crops. But will the “Torture Orchard” experiments come through in time as droughts intensify?
Officials warn that next year’s cuts in water supply could go even deeper as severe drought grips nearly 90% of California. Residents of the North Coast and Bay Area conserved more than Southern Californians did.
Solvang City Council members reluctantly declared a Stage 2 drought emergency last week, with mandatory water use restrictions going into effect after the September meter reading. Consumers who do not cut back their water usage will face financial penalties beginning in October.
As drought worsens, there are few, if any, protections in place for California’s depleted groundwater. The new law gave local agencies at least 26 years — until 2040 — to stop the impacts of over-pumping.
Known for its starry skies, Joshua Trees and 100-plus-degree heat, California’s vast desert has recently become a hotbed of something else: th…
Guest Commentary: Every four years the Summer Olympics bring the world together. Through boycotts and terrorist attacks, the Olympics have persisted, yielding only to World War I and World War II. Athletes, some of whom have spent most of their lives preparing for this moment, come together to represent their countries and test themselves against the best of every country.
Guest Commentary: Enactment of the For the People Act of 2021 will strike a severe blow to democracy by diluting the integrity of voting in America. The Act can be characterized as a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
Guest Commentary: While reimplementing the International Entrepreneur Rule is a step in the right direction, Congress should create a category of visas specifically for startup businesses with the potential to hire hundreds of Americans.
Guest Commentary: The bill allows city councils and boards of supervisors to override voter-adopted initiative measures in exchange for higher-density housing, setting a troubling standard that could eventually render the initiative power meaningless.