drought monitorA swath of California's southern Sierra and San Joaquin Valley is now determined to be in moderate drought. Nearly half of California—including portions of the Sacramento Valley, Bay Area, and Central Coast—are abnormally dry.

Story by Randol White.

(Source: U.S. Drought Monitor)




0818 high speed rail PAs costs for High-Speed Rail rise, a handful of Democratic lawmakers are calling for a shift in strategy--more funding to parts of the project in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: California High-Speed Rail / Flickr)




ALPRsA state audit shows police agencies using automated license plate readers aren't following guidelines when it comes to privacy, data storage, or information sharing.

Story by Drew Sandsor.

(Photo: In this Thursday, June 25, 2015 photo, an Automatic License Plate Reader (ALPR), is seen mounted on police car roof at the Emergency Operations Center in Long Beach, Calif. - AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes/via CapRadio)





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