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California Drought Relief

California Proposes $1 Billion Drought Relief Plan

AP | By FENIT NIRAPPIL | Posted 03.20.2015 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As California copes with a fourth straight year of drought, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday proposed ...

California Is No Longer 100 Percent Drought-Stricken

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.06.2015 | Green

For the first time in almost a year, there is drought-free land in California -- but it isn't very much. According to data released Thursday by the...

Lydia O'Connor

Watch How Much California's Drought Improved This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 12.18.2014 | Green

When it comes to drought, California is no longer “exceptional.” Data released Thursday, after recent heavy rains, shows that just 32 percent o...

California Drought: Despite Epic Winter Storms, Still A Long Way To Go

AP | Ellen Knickmeyer | Posted 12.16.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After California's driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whis...

Lydia O'Connor

Finally, Some Good News In The California Drought

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 12.12.2014 | Green

The “storm of the decade” that hit California this week shut down schools, flooded roadways and, unlike other recent downpours, provided some reli...

Billionaire Starts Fund For Victims Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.06.2014 | Green

In light of the devastating wildfires in California, hedge fund billionaire and climate change activist Tom Steyer is launching a new fund to aid vict...

California Gov Takes 'Crucial Step' On Drought Crisis

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

(Adds detail on drought spending, some rainfall totals) LOS ANGELES, March 1 (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday s...

California Gov Announces $687 Million Drought Relief Package

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

By Laila Kearney SACRAMENTO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown announced a $687 million drought-relie...