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California Water Suppliers Plan to Manage Water

California Water Suppliers Plan to Manage Water

Officials with water districts throughout drought-stricken California said Wednesday they support a proposed move to put the agencies in control of conservation after a wet winter eased conditions in some parts of the state. A proposal being considered by the State Water Resources Control Board in Sacramento would allow local districts […]

California Smoking Age Changed to 21

California Smoking Age Changed to 21

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of anti-tobacco bills that includes raising the California legal smoking age to 21. Brown had a midnight deadline for six anti-tobacco bills and he signed five. Brown vetoed a bill that would have allowed counties and cities to ask voters to approve local tobacco taxes. Another […]