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  1. California drought: Delta town averts crisis to keep water flowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | San Francisco Chronicle

    A crisis was avoided Monday on the suburban edge of the Bay Area when the water supplier for the town of Mountain House, which had threatened to turn off the taps at midnight because of a state conservation order, found a way to keep the water flowing. Officials with the Byron Bethany Irrigation District said Monday afternoon that they would not halt deliveries to roughly 15,000 residents of the master-planned community in San Joaquin County, as previously planned, after their fears of being busted by state regulators were assuaged.

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  2. California: Many farmers miss deadline to report water cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | SFGate

    A majority of farmers and others holding some of California's strongest claims to water have missed a deadline to confirm they stopped pumping from rivers and streams, state officials said Monday. Data show less than a third of the farmers, water districts and communities affected by California's broadest mandatory cut on record responded to the order by the State Water Resources Control Board .

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  3. Delta farmers offer to take 25 percent less waterRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | SFGate

    Dozens of California farmers whose century-old claims to rivers and streams have assured them a nearly endless water supply, at least up until now, are offering to give up a quarter of their water in exchange for a guarantee that the drought-plagued state won't come clamoring for a whole lot more. The unprecedented deal, submitted by a coalition of growers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, is a response to four dry years that have left even those with the strongest rights to California water vulnerable to state-ordered cuts.

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  4. California unveils strictest rules on pesticideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | SFGate

    California farmers now must abide by the nation's strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmworkers and people who live and work near agricultural fields but is likely to raise prices on produce. The restrictions announced Wednesday target chloropicrin, a pesticide injected into the ground before planting crops such as strawberries, tomatoes and almond orchards.

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  5. Study: Half of California's new wells involve frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | SFGate

    Twenty percent of California's oil production now comes through hydraulic fracturing, according to a study commissioned by the state and released Wednesday. For the past decade, roughly half of the average of 300 wells installed in California each month were fracking wells, the California Council on Science and Technology said in the report, the first in a series of fracking reviews as the state sets up its first comprehensive regulatory framework for the extraction process.

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  6. Departures: Life of a railroad timetableRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | SFGate

    It's 136 pages long and full of lies. The U.S. government hands it out to travelers for free.

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  7. Tiny water district to seize PG&E power lines, transformersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | SFGate

    For years, San Francisco progressives have dreamed of breaking free from PG&E and setting up their own electric utility. The South San Joaquin Irrigation District won permission from a key government panel Thursday to jump into the retail electricity business, selling power to 38,000 residents of Escalon, Manteca, Ripon and the surrounding countryside.

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  8. San Franciscoa s Duck Stamp Da Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | SFGate

    When a marsh comes to life at dawn's first light, not many people understand the sensations of magic you can feel. There's an artist in San Francisco, Bob Steiner, who can make you feel what he feels.

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