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1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area
DEAR JOAN: For two weeks we have had unwanted guests in our yard. They seem to be puppies and usually appear about 6 p.m. to drink water from the birdbaths.
6 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
Immature mint plants planted in a portion of Fran Paxson's front yard in San Ramon, Calif., photographed on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
8 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas
California law and state government treat surface water and groundwater differently, with both resources coming under scrutiny as a three-year drought lingers.
8 hrs ago | KAUZ
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told members of the Ferguson community that as a black man he understands why many African-Americans mistrust the police.
8 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa
Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.
9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
California lawmakers are looking at ending the state's status as one of the last in the West to start managing groundwater.
12 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise
California has allocated five times more surface water than the state actually has, making it hard for regulators to tell whose supplies should be cut during a drought, University of California researchers reported.
16 hrs ago | WKBT
Along with weather extremes including floods and drought, experts say a warmer Iowa climate also could boost the population of ticks, mosquitoes and fire ants and make poison ivy more potent.
Almost 10,000 people have signed a petition to stop a Slide the City event that would shut down a three-block strip of downtown on Sept.
The drought-related drop in Folsom Lake means more construction equipment can work on the Folsom Dam's spillway project.
Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.
Signs of a rebound in U.S. beef supplies are taking shape with the changing color of the pastures on Glen Cope's 2,000-acre ranch in Aurora, Missouri.
The drought in California is a disaster unfolding in slow motion. The alarm was first sounded earlier this year as snowpack in the state's mountainous areas was far thinner than usual.
Consumer prices edged up a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent last month, after larger gains of 0.3 percent in June and 0.4 percent in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday.
Ongoing dry conditions are impeding the rehabilitation of farming land across Queensland, badly damaged by widespread flooding in the state last year.
When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers Robyn and Paul Kendal had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and spend around a year of their normal turnover on feed to keep the remainder alive.
The number of Southern Californians willing to give up their lawn in exchange for water-saving rebates has nearly doubled so far this year compared to the past five years, thanks in part to the Metropolitan Water District doubling its rebate, the water agency announced today.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 09:47 pm
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