California and the U.S.

The latest news and analysis covering water issues in Caliornia and the rest of the United States.

California Senate Announces Safe Drinking Water Plan

The State Senate has announced a plan to ensure safe drinking water throughout California. The proposal would implement a Safe Drinking Water Fund as outlined under SB 200, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel). Rather than relying on new revenues, the Senate’s proposal authorizes the continuous appropriation of $150 million annually from the General Fund, […]

Late-Season Snow Gives One Last Chance To Ski Tahoe This Memorial Day Weekend

It’s been a winter for the ages in Tahoe, with barely an end in sight. In February, Squaw Valley recorded its all-time highest snowfall for a single month with 313 inches (read: almost 1 foot per day on average). The region rolled into a wonderfully average March, and then to a quintessentially warm and sunny […]