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2008-12-15 20:57:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Public water agencies throughout Northern, Central and Southern California now face major supply cutbacks in the latest federal regulatory blow to their ability to deliver water to customers.

2008-12-12 14:33:00

California Economy and Water Supply Reliability Hit Hard BERKELEY, Calif., Dec.

2008-12-09 13:12:00

New Regulations Violate California Endangered Species Act, Threaten Water Supply SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec.

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2008-12-09 10:04:53

Striped bass in the San Francisco Estuary are contaminated before birth with a toxic mix of pesticides, industrial chemicals and flame retardants that their mothers acquire from estuary waters and food sources and pass on to their eggs, say UC Davis researchers.

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.

2008-08-28 18:00:30

By BRIAN GEHRING By BRIAN GEHRING Scott Hobbs remembers when there were boats lined up on both sides of Highway 200 in Pick City and his gas lanes were full. And that was before he turned the key to open his bait and tackle shop in the morning.

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.

2008-08-01 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.


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2009-01-15 18:19:02

The Eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) also known as Hooligan, Ooligan, or Candlefish, is a small fish found in marine waters along thePacific coast of North America from northern California to Alaska. Most of their adult life is spent in the ocean, but they do return to their natal freshwater streams and rivers to spawn and die. Its common names can be quite confusing. The name "Candlefish" derives from the fact that when they spawn, their body weight is 15% fat and when the fish is...

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