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Tom Bressan, president of The Urban Farmer Store, demonstrates how to use a rainwater pipe for the audience.

California drought prompts Bay Area communities to take action

March 3, 2017

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...

Heavy rainfall leaves behind drenched gardens and filled gutters. Steady rains and winter storms have close to ended the drought in Northern California.

Rain helps wash away California’s drought

February 3, 2017

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 droug...

Barbara Boxer, California's retiring Democratic senator, led the efforts to overturn the bill out of fear that it would harm California's marine environment.

California’s water controversy exposed by new bill

December 14, 2016

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.

Governor Jerry Brown issues an executive order regarding water usage.

California drought reaches an executive level

April 1, 2015

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...

The green in California may be gone in the next few decades.

What’s the drought all about?

March 4, 2015

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 drought has hit Half Moon Bay farms hard

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

November 17, 2014

“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...

Malcolm plans to make new models of the showerhead to make them more appealing.

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

May 1, 2014

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...

This picture shows the Sierra Mountain Range from space during 2013 (left) and the current drought of 2014 (right). Photograph property of NBC News.

California enters drought

January 22, 2014

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. 1...

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