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Drought: Water Shortages Mean Smaller Pumpkins This Halloween

FREMONT (CBS) — The drought in California is even impacting Halloween. Local pumpkin patches are going dry, and that means the Great Pumpkin may not be so great this year. The pumpkins picked and rolled out […]

10/13/2014

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Weekend Heat Alert Issued For Parts Of Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Health officials have declared a Heat Alert for areas of Los Angeles County for the weekend. Areas under the alert include the East San Gabriel Valley from Friday through Monday in […]

09/12/2014

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What Drought? Petition Blasts Proposed 1,000-Foot Water Slide In Downtown LA

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Opponents of a proposed 1,000-foot-long traveling water slide event in downtown Los Angeles are calling on city officials to reconsider their plans in the face of the ongoing statewide drought. Organized […]

08/11/2014

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State Water Restrictions, Fines Go Into Effect

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — New water regulations went into effect Friday, implementing fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water on lawns, landscaping and car washing. The fines will apply only to […]

08/01/2014

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Research: California’s Drought Situation More Dire Than We Realize

IRVINE and PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — New research shows California’s drought situation is much worse than officials realize. Scientists at Jet Propulsion Lab and UC Irvine say the findings are shocking. Around 60 percent of the water used […]

07/25/2014

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California Approves Fines For Water-Wasters

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — California water regulators voted Tuesday to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water on lawns, landscaping and car washing, as a report showed that consumption throughout the […]

07/16/2014

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Meanwhile In Southern California: Drought Could Ruin Taste Of Cali Beers

By Nadia Noir Water, water, everywhere, but none of it for beer. If you’ve driven around SoCal recently, you’ve probably noticed the signs that say we’re in a drought and to save water. Well, you […]

02/24/2014

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