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L.A. takes gentle approach to conserving water during drought

A trickle of water receding into Lake Shasta at dusk reveals signs of serious drought conditions June 22, 2014.

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Los Angeles Times

California drought produces dramatic images across parched state

Puddles of water are all that remain in some areas of the San Gabriel River's West Fork in the Angeles National Forest, revealing the effects of the prolonged drought.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Legislators finally recognize state's water crisis

Brown lawns, dirty cars and fallow rice fields don't begin to tell the story of the depth of California's drought.

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Los Angeles Times

Crippling California drought levels off, latest map shows

Brandon Arthur, 10, crawls out of the gooey muddy tailings left by his father Steve Arthur's water well drill site in Terra Bella.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Dean Florez: California's dam vs. underground water storage battles

On Tuesday, the California Legislature predictably gave itself another 48 hours to reach a water bond compromise, extending the time period needed to place revised language on November's ballot.

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Ukiah Daily Journal

The Commerce File - dig! music celebrates 11 years in Ukiah

Mike at dig! music >>called to say he is having his 11th Anniversary celebration this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m..

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Times-Standard

Feds' folly imperils Klamath fish

The drought of 2013-2014 didn't sneak up on us. For the first half of the winter it simply didn't rain.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Lightning-sparked California wildfires burn more than 134,000 acres

A structure burned down by the Eiler fire is seen along the main road into Hat Creek, Calif.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: State's lake sediment study would be a waste of time, money

Legislators and the governor are still arguing over a water bond idea hatched under the watch of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Los Angeles Times

California's severe drought unchanged despite record thunderstorms

Brandon Arthur, 10, crawls out of the gooey muddy tailings left by his father Steve Arthur's water well drill site in Terra Bella.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Two deaths from West Nile virus reported in Northern California

Two people have died of West Nile virus in Northern California -- the first reported deaths linked to the illness in the state in 2014.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Times-Standard

Autopsy: Shane Miller probably committed suicide

Triple homicide suspect Shane Miller died of a single gunshot wound to the head and "probably committed suicide," a coroner's examination found.

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ClayCord.com

Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific Announces Name Change

The affiliate has expanded and changed names over the years to reflect its changing service area, from Planned Parenthood Contra Costa County, to Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo, later Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific, and finally Planned Parenthood Northern California.

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Ukiah Daily Journal

Willits Jenny Watts offers local gardening advice for week of August 1

Contributed Now is the perfect time to dig up and divide overcrowded spring-flowering bulbs and tubers including daffodils, scillas, muscari, and bearded iris.

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Los Angeles Times

California drought: Flightless geese rescued from dried-up pond

As an extreme drought tightens its vise grip on Northern California, images of peeling dirt where bodies of water once covered mud have become commonplace.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Shasta, Lassen wildfires threaten homes; evacuations still in effect

Among 11 major wildfires burning Monday in Northern California, two in eastern Shasta and western Lassen counties posed the greatest concern for firefighters because of their threat to communities.

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Times-Standard

Manhunt for fugitive Shane Miller is over; autopsy results expected Tuesday

The Humboldt County's Coroner's office confirmed Sunday that the human remains recovered near Petrolia on Friday night were those of Miller, the Humboldt County native who was the subject of a massive Mattole Valley manhunt last May. Authorities say he gunned down his wife Sandy Miller, 34, and daughters Shelby, 8, and Shasta, 4, in their ... (more)

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News10.net

6 major wildfires continue to burn, keep firefighters busy ina

On Saturday afternoon, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for the state due to the wildfires burning in El Dorado, Amador, Butte, Humboldt, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta and Siskiyou counties.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Redwood Times

'Strong possibility' remains in Petrolia belong to Shane Miller, official says

Authorities are investigating whether the human remains found near Petrolia on Friday night belong to Humboldt County native Shane Miller, who is wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of his wife and two young daughters.

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News10.net

Wildfires across NorCal prompt state of emergency

Wildfires across NorCal prompt state of emergency Wildfires across Northern California have prompted the governor to take immediate action.

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