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Officials: Complacency drives hike in water use

Officials: Complacency drives hike in water use

Sprinklers water a lawn Tuesday morning, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force the public to conserve water, the State Water Resources Control Board voted 4-0 to approve a proposal that includes fines up to $500 a day for people who waste water on landscaping, fountains,…

July 16, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…
Officials: Complacency drives hike in water use

Officials: Complacency drives hike in water use

Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board, discusses California's increased water consumption, which could lead to adoption of fines for wasting water, during a hearing held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force the public to conserve…

July 16, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…
Officials: Complacency drives hike in water use

Officials: Complacency drives hike in water use

Felicia Marcus,, left, chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board questions Dan Cosgove, about the use of pressure washers during a board hearing held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Cosgrove, expressed concerns that proposed water conservation regulations would hurt…

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Officials: Complacency drives hike in water use

Officials: Complacency drives hike in water use

Francis Spivy-Weber of the State Water Resources Control Board asks a question of the board staff members about revisions to proposed regulations which could lead to adoption of fines for wasting water, during a hearing held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force…

July 16, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…
California seeks to send message to water-wasters

California seeks to send message to water-wasters

Dan Cosgove, of Welcome Building Maintenance, of Concord, returns to his seat after appearing before the State Water Resources Control Board to discuss the use of pressure washers,Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Cosgrove, expressed concerns that proposed water conservation regu…

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California seeks to send message to water-wasters

California seeks to send message to water-wasters

Chris DeGabriele, general manager of the North Marin Water District was among the representatives of various water districts from throughout the state who appeared before the State Water Resources Control Board to discuss proposed regulation the could lead to fines for wasting water, during …

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California seeks to send message to water-wasters

California seeks to send message to water-wasters

Saundra Jacobs, president of the board of directors of the Santa Margarita Water District was among the representatives of various water districts from throughout the state who appeared before the State Water Resources Control Board to discuss proposed regulations the could lead to fines for…

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California seeks to send message to water-wasters

California seeks to send message to water-wasters

Francis Spivy-Weber of the State Water Resources Control Board looks over the revisions to proposed regulations which could lead to adoption of fines for wasting water, during a hearing held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force the public to conserve water, the…

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California seeks to send message to water-wasters

California seeks to send message to water-wasters

Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board asks a question of the board staff members about revisions to a proposal to adopt regulations which could lead to adoption of fines for wasting water, during a hearing held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. In …

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California seeks to send message to water-wasters

California seeks to send message to water-wasters

Charles Gibson, of the board of directors of the Santa Margarita Water District looks over the revisions to proposed regulations which could lead to adoption of fines for wasting water, during a hearing held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force the public to co…

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Arraignment for prostitute in Google exec's death

Arraignment for prostitute in Google exec's death

A car sits in the driveway of the Folsom, Calif., house that is listed as the residence of Bart Tichelman, father of Alix Tichelman, who has been charged in the death of Google Inc., executive Forrest Hayes, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Alix Tichelman, 26, was arraigned in Santa Cruz County Supe…

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Foster children become focus of California schools

Foster children become focus of California schools

In this photo taken Friday, July 11, 2014, Elk Grove Unified School District teacher Michael Jones and his former student Kandance Stagner, a foster child, walk around Laguna Creek High School, where Stagner recently graduated from, in Elk Grove, Calif. California, home to nearly one-fifth o…

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Foster children become focus of California schools

Foster children become focus of California schools

In this photo taken Friday, July 11, 2014, Elk Grove Unified School District teacher Michael Jones and his former student, Kandance Stagner, a foster child, pose at Laguna Creek High School in Elk Grove, Calif. California, home to nearly one-fifth of the nation’s children living in foster ca…

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Heads up! Supermoon is here

Heads up! Supermoon is here

A supermoon, rises in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Shingle Springs, Calif., Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

Carolann Ponik looks skyward while visiting the grave of her late husband, Army veteran Joseph Ponik, during her Memorial Day visit to the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, Calif., Monday, May 26, 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

May 26, 2014 6:26 pm
US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

Paulette Little visits the grave of her late husband George Little, a Navy veteran, during Memorial Day observances at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Dixon, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

May 26, 2014 6:15 pm
US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

Toy soldiers sit atop a headstone during Memorial Day observances at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, Calif., Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

May 26, 2014 6:15 pm
US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

A visitor to the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery stands among the headstones during Memorial Day in Dixon, Calif., Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

May 26, 2014 6:16 pm
US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

Gil Espinoza visits the grave of his childhood friend, Army veteran Fred Selga, during a Memorial Day at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Dixon, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

May 26, 2014 6:16 pm
Sal Russo

Sal Russo

Sal Russo en una foto tomada el 23 de marzo, 2010. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

May 14, 2014 11:28 am
UA student basketball manager hired by Kings

UA student basketball manager hired by Kings

Sacramento Kings head coach Michael Malone April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
California bus crash

California bus crash

Candles and flowers are seen at a make-shift memorial, Friday, April 11, 2014, for the victims of a multi-vehicle accident that included a tour bus and a FedEX truck crashed on Interstate 5 in Orland, Calif. Ten people were killed and dozens injured in the fiery crash, Thursday, between the …

April 11, 2014 4:40 pm
California bus crash

California bus crash

A California Highway Patrol officer shines his light on a yellow blanket covering one of the victims of a fatal crash between a tour bus and a FedEx truck on Interstate 5, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Orland, Calif. At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured in the fiery crash between…

April 11, 2014 12:00 pm
California bus crash

California bus crash

A pair of California Highway Patrol officers inspect the hood of the FedEx truck that crashed into a chartered bus on Interstate 5 Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Orland, Calif. At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured in the fiery crash between the truck and the bus carrying high scho…

April 11, 2014 12:00 pm
California bus crash

California bus crash

A pair of California Highway Patrol Officers walk past the burned out tour bus where at least nine people died in a fiery crash between a tour bus and a FedEx truck on Interstate 5 Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Orland, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

April 11, 2014 12:01 pm
California bus crash

California bus crash

Sergio Parra, 16, a 10th grader at Orland High School, cleans the glass on the school's sign, Friday, April 11, 2014, after placing a memorial remembering the victims of a fiery crash between a tour bus and a FedEx truck in Orland, Calif. Ten people were killed and dozens injured in the fier…

April 11, 2014 12:00 pm
California bus crash

California bus crash

A California Highway Patrol Officer looks over the wreckage, Friday, April 11, 2014, where a tour bus and a FedEX truck crashed on Interstate 5 Thursday in Orland, Calif. At least ten people were killed and dozens injured in the fiery crash between the truck and a bus carrying high school st…

April 11, 2014 12:00 pm
California bus crash

California bus crash

A California Highway Patrol Officer photographs the crash scene, Friday, April 11, 2014, where a tour bus and a FedEX truck crashed on Interstate 5 Thursday in Orland, Calif. At least ten people were killed and dozens injured in the fiery crash between the truck and a bus carrying high schoo…

April 11, 2014 12:00 pm
Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney

Dixon Arnett, director of the California Department of Aging, right, laughs as actor Mickey Rooney says he's not old but experienced in love and other matters, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998. The 78-year-old actor was at the Capitol as honorary spoke…

April 06, 2014 10:45 pm
Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson

Mater Dei forward Stanley Johnson smiles after making a three point shot against Bishop O' Dowd during the second half of the boys' Open Division CIF basketball championship game Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Mater Dei won 71-61.

April 03, 2014 1:18 pm
Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson

Mater Dei forward Stanley Johnson, left, is fouled by Bishop O' Dowd guard Paris Austin during the second half of the boys' Open Division CIF basketball championship game Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Mater Dei won 71-61.

April 03, 2014 1:19 pm
EEUU-SALUD

EEUU-SALUD

José Gomez y su esposa, Laura, reciben ayuda del agente de seguros Michael Wilson (izquierda), certificado para asesorar en el programa Cover California, para inscribirse a un plan de seguro médico en un sitio de registro hospedado por le gremio Service Employees International Union-United H…

April 01, 2014 9:22 am
Ron Calderon

Ron Calderon

El senador estatal demócrata de California, Ron Calderón en una foto de archivo en una conferencia de prensa del 10 de junio del 2013 en el Capitolio de Sacramento, la capital estatal. Calderón, se entregó a las autoridades federales en un caso en que se le acusa de varios cargos de corrupci…

March 03, 2014 11:57 am
California governor proclaims state in a drought

California governor proclaims state in a drought

A visitor to Folsom Lake, Calif., walks his dog down a boat ramp that is now several hundred yards away from the water. Gov. Jerry Brown formally proclaimed a drought on Friday.

January 17, 2014 4:39 pm
Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown responde a una pregunta durante una conferencia de prensa en Sacramento el 9 de enero del 2014. Tras revivir una carrera política que parecía acabada, el gobernador de California goza de gran popularidad. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

January 14, 2014 10:38 am
DeMarcus Cousins, Robin Lopez

DeMarcus Cousins, Robin Lopez

Robin Lopez, derecha, de los Trail Blazers de Portland, trata de bloquear el tiro de DeMarcus Cousins (15) de los Kings de Sacramento, en el primer cuarto del juego de NBA en Sacramento, California, el martes 7 de enero de 2014. Los Kings ganaron 123-119. (Foto AP/Rich Pedroncelli)

January 08, 2014 8:52 am
Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson

UA commit Stanley Johnson (41) defends as Benny Battle, from De La Salle of Concord, Calif., drives to the basket during the second half of the Boys Division I High School Basketball Championship game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 26, 2011. Johnson, who plays for Mater Dei HS in San…

November 16, 2013 8:51 pm
Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson

USC guard Katin Reinhardt, from Mater Dei HS in Santa Ana, Calif., right, goes after the ball as teammate Stanley Johnson, center, tries to block out Travis Pacos, from De La Salle HS in Concord, Calif. during the second half of the Boys Division I High School Basketball Championship game in…

November 16, 2013 8:51 pm
Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson

Arizona commit Stanley Johnson, center, celebrates with his teammates after defeating fellow Cat Aaron Gordon's Archbishop Mitty HS 50-45 in the CIF Boys Open Division State Basketball Championship game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 23, 2013.

November 16, 2013 8:51 pm
Aaron Gordon, Stanley Johnson

Aaron Gordon, Stanley Johnson

Mater Dei forward and UA commit Stanley Johnson (41) drives for a layup over Archbishop Mitty HS and current Cat Aaron Gordon, left, during the fourth quarter of the CIF Boys Open Division state high school basketball championship game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 23, 2013. Mater D…

November 16, 2013 8:51 pm
Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson

Archbishop Mitty forward Aaron Gordon, bottom, comes up with a loose ball ahead of Mater Dei forward Stanley Johnson during the second quarter of the CIF boys open division state high school basketball championship game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 23, 2013.

November 15, 2013 11:48 pm
Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson

Mater Dei forward Stanley Johnson, left, spins around Archbishop Mitty forward Aaron Gordon as he goes to the basket during the second quarter of the CIF boys open division state high school basketball championship game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 23, 2013.

November 15, 2013 11:48 pm
Stanley Johnson, Aaron Gordon

Stanley Johnson, Aaron Gordon

Mater Dei forward Stanley Johnson, left, spins around Archbishop Mitty forward Aaron Gordon as he goes to the basket during the second quarter of the CIF boys open division state high school basketball championship game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

November 14, 2013 8:25 pm
Mary Nichols, Deb Markowitz

Mary Nichols, Deb Markowitz

Mary Nichols, izquierda, jefa de la Junta de Recursos del Aire en California; y Deb Markowitz, secretaria de la Agencia de Recursos Nacturales de Vermont, miran un vehículo eléctrico en Sacramento, California, luego de una conferencia de prensa el jueves, 24 de octubre del 2013, para anuncia…

October 24, 2013 2:26 pm
Dwight Powell

Dwight Powell

Stanford forward Dwight Powell was named the Pac-12 Conference’s most improved player last season. He returns as part of a young but talented Cardinal team.

October 22, 2013 11:51 pm
No. 5 - One of college's best-ever players shows he can do it as a coach, too

No. 5 - One of college's best-ever players shows he can do it as a coach, too

With stud center Dwight Powell back and an experienced backcourt in Chasson Randle and Aaron Bright back in 2013-14, the player who helped put Duke on the map, coach Dawkins, will finally break through to the NCAA tourney.

October 22, 2013 5:59 pm
Thieves pose as truckers to steal huge cargo loads

Thieves pose as truckers to steal huge cargo loads

Hughson Nut, Inc., in Livingston, Calif., has been the victim twice of an increasingly common form of commercial identity theft: Thieves load freight onto their trucks and drive off.

October 21, 2013 5:06 pm
"Extant" is Spielberg's baby

"Extant" is Spielberg's baby

In "Extant," the experiences of Halle Berry's character lead to events that change the course of history. The series is being made in partnership with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television. Look for it next summer. Above, Berry testifies before the Assembly Judiciary Committee in support of a…

October 04, 2013 3:30 pm
Serial Killers House

Serial Killers House

A plaque in the yard of the Victorian home of convicted killer Dorothea Puente makes reference to Puente's victims, who were buried in the home's yard in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The home, where the bodies of seven people were found in November 1988, was one of five featur…

September 18, 2013 5:31 am
Serial Killers House

Serial Killers House

Tom Williams, one of the owners of the Sacramento, Calif., Victorian home of convicted killer Dorothea Puente, adjusts the wig on a mannequin dressed to portray the notorious land lady, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The home, where the bodies of seven people were found buried in the yard in Novemb…

September 18, 2013 5:31 am

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