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Wet December on tap for California
Californians can expect a wetter-than-normal December throughout the state, according to the National Weather Service. After that, weak El Nino conditions are expected to boost precipitation south of Sacramento.

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San Diego considers recycling water for drinking
San Diego, a city of 1.4 million people that imports 85 percent of its water from the Colorado River and Northern California, has slowly warmed to the idea in its quest to become more independent and protected from drought.
Klamath pact supporters press bill’s passage
A bill that would ratify dam removal and conservation funding along the Klamath River is running out of time for passage in Congress.
Delta tunnels the next big water fight in Calif.
Now that California's Proposition 1 has passed, some activists who fought the state's water bond have turned their attention to Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed tunnels that would bypass the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
Governors team up to tackle western drought
Governors team up to tackle western drought
California, Nevada team ukp to fight drought.
FWS reopens comments on cuckoo critical habitat
FWS reopens comments on cuckoo critical habitat
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has opened a second 60-day public comment period on its proposed critical habitat for the yellow-billed cuckoo.
Drought Monitor authors encourage growers’ input
Drought Monitor authors encourage growers’ input
Authors of the U.S. Drought Monitor encourage growers and others to submit information about how the drought is affecting them so that the weekly maps can be more accurate.
Riverside man arrested after calf found in car
Riverside man arrested after calf found in car
Animal control officers found that the bovine’s ear identification tag had been forcibly removed.
Eighth-graders look to future at Calif. career fair
Eighth-graders look to future at Calif. career fair
Nearly 800 eighth-graders from throughout Tehama County, Calif., attended a career fair that included an agriculture building with presentations from colleges, public works and pest control agencies, nut farms and forestry operations. The event aimed to...