The California drought has dried up reservoirs in the Bay Area.

Anti-tax measure complicates California drought effort

Apr 21, 2015
Higher water rates for conservation can violate a constitutional limit on fees.
Posted In: california, drought, Proposition 13, Proposition 218

When water runs dry, farmers focus on profit

Apr 8, 2015
Farmers in the dry Central Valley raise the highest-value crops they can grow
Posted In: water, Agriculture, california, drought

Taking the hydro out of hydropower

Apr 8, 2015
California's drought is affecting its energy.
Posted In: drought, california, energy, hydropower
Aerial view overlooking landscaping on April 4, 2015 in San Diego, California. Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered a 25 percent cut in urban water usage due to a severe drought affecting much of California and the west.

One way to ration water: raise the price

Apr 7, 2015
New limits on water usage could raise prices to four times their current rate.
Posted In: drought, california, water, conservation, utilities

The aqueduct that gave rise to Los Angeles

Mar 31, 2015
William Mulholland brought water to a parched Los Angeles.
Posted In: L.A. Department of Water and Power, california, drought

Some political offices come with a rent bill

Mar 23, 2015
California's Lt. Governor rents a desk at a co-working space in San Francisco.
Posted In: politics, california, government funding

Central Valley farms come at a cost for dry California

Feb 18, 2015
Agriculture uses 80 percent of the water in California
Posted In: water, drought, Agriculture, california

California tries to grow olive oil industry

Sep 25, 2014
California has new standards for olive oil produced in the state.
Posted In: olive oil, california, italy

Owners of franchises may get more control

Aug 18, 2014
California may make it harder for companies to break with franchise owners.
Posted In: california, franchises