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California drought prompts Bay Area communities to take action

California drought prompts Bay Area communities to take action

Naveed Delrooz, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under News

The shriveling grass and dying trees in California backyards as a result of ongoing drought in California has given environmental communities the urge to teach the public how to preserve water. On Wednesday, March 1 at the Millbrae Library, members of the Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association...

Rain helps wash away California’s drought

Rain helps wash away California’s drought

Noah Sun, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under News

The worst is officially over. The abundance of rain that has battered California’s coastal cities for the past couple months has washed away the worst effects of the drought in many areas. Steady rains since October, combined with near-normal rainfall from Pacific storms last winter, have all bu...

California’s water controversy exposed by new bill

California’s water controversy exposed by new bill

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
December 14
Filed under Opinion

It's no secret that California has a water problem, and new amendments hijacking a water bill have brought the issue to surface once more.

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California drought reaches an executive level

California drought reaches an executive level

Taran Sun, Staff Editor
April 1
Filed under News, Top News

California Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order Wednesday, April 1 implementing mandatory water reductions across California to reduce water usage by 25 percent. This order was prompted by record low snow pack levels caused by California's devastating drought. "Today we are standing on dry...

What’s the drought all about?

What’s the drought all about?

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under News, Top News

California may be headed toward the resurrection of the 1930’s Dust Bowl. Marked as a period of severe dust storms that damaged the ecology and agriculture of the midwest, the Dust Bowl forced many farmers to move out of the region due to crop failure, wind erosion, and drought. California has...

Dried-up information: education of California’s drought is weak

Dried-up information: education of California’s drought is weak

Danielle Hamer, Staff Write
November 17
Filed under News

“Rain, rain go away” is a thing of the past in California as the drought has worsened many areas of the state. However, awareness and understanding of the drought may not be increasing along with it. As San Carlos and surrounding San Mateo county cities impose water measures during California’s...

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

Alex Yang, Staff Writer
May 1
Filed under Campus

The California drought has devastated farms and businesses, but has been a boon for this new type of showerhead. The six-person company High Sierra Showerheads is based in the Madera County town of Coarsegold, and uses a patented technology to make a 1.5-gallon-per-minute showerhead seem like a standard...

California enters drought

California enters drought

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer
January 22
Filed under News, Top News

Due to little rainfall in the past months and low water supplies due to wildfires and general usage, California has entered a drought. Gov. Jerry Brown spoke in a press conference on Jan. 17 during which he said, “We need to awaken all Californians to the serious matter of drought.” Most Californ...

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