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2008-10-30 18:00:16

The head of California's Metropolitan Water District says the state's planned water allocation raises the "very real" possibility of shortages next year.

2008-09-02 21:00:11

California voters are often under the impression that once they OK a bond issue, that's it. Construction on whatever the bond is to build will start forthwith. Well, it's not necessarily so. In fact, it's not usually so.

2008-09-02 18:00:13

By East County Times Antioch MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING DAUGHTER: Antioch police are searching for a Filipino man after his daughter accused him of sexually assaulting her in the family home since 1994.

2008-08-23 21:00:13

ALMOST 20 years ago, the usually verdant Marin County, just north of the Golden Gate, suffered through a drought so severe that a ban on all new construction was considered, along with strict water rationing.

2008-08-03 06:00:14

By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 3--Southern California's biggest water agencies are putting down roots in the Yolo Bypass.

2008-08-03 03:00:13

By Thomas D. Elias Almost 20 years ago, the usually verdant Marin County, just north of the Golden Gate, suffered through a drought so severe that a ban on all new construction was considered, along with strict water rationing.

2008-08-03 00:00:13

FRESNO, Calif. _ Fresno, Calif.'s federal court has delighted liberals lately with decisions slapping down the auto industry, siding with the homeless and twice favoring fish over farmers.

2008-08-01 00:05:00

By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--The state and federal owners of massive water export pumps in the Delta have asked a judge to grant them additional time to prepare a new operating plan to protect threatened fish. The state Department of Water Resources and U.S.

2008-07-23 03:00:35

I can't prove it, but I'd be willing to bet that the delta formed by the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers is not exactly top of mind for most Californians, if they know about it at all. The marshy triangle south of Sacramento is home to relatively few people.

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2008-07-19 00:05:00

A federal judge has concluded that California's water operations are driving some salmon runs toward extinction -- but he declined to intervene.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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