SACRAMENTO – Axing former Gov. Jerry Brown’s design for two massive tunnels underneath California’s most important estuary, new Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration announced Thursday it was scrapping the $17 billion project in favor of a less-expensive, one-tunnel approach, cementing a major win...
By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News Service
Dodging claims that it violated open government and transparency laws before voting to spend $10 billion on a contentious water project, California’s largest water supplier said Thursday it will vote again.
Despite acknowledging that some of its board members...
By Nathan Solis, Courthouse News
LOS ANGELES (CN) – The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, one of the largest water agencies in Southern California, agreed Tuesday to pay for the bulk of a $16 billion plan to build a pair of water tunnels that will send water from northern parts of...
By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News
SACRAMENTO (CN) — The Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District, the country’s largest water district, on Tuesday cemented support for California Governor Jerry Brown’s contentious Bay Delta water project, agreeing to pay an estimated $4.3 billion, primarily...
By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News
SACRAMENTO (CN) – California’s mammoth $17 billion plan to overhaul the West Coast’s largest estuary took another hit Thursday, after state auditors revealed that a combination of skyrocketing costs and shaky oversight plague the contentious water project.
In a much-anticipated...
(CN) — To celebrations by environmentalists, California’s largest irrigation district on Tuesday rejected funding a contentious $17-billion water project that would replumb the West Coast’s largest estuary.
The decision by the Westlands Water District, which provides water to more than 700 farms...
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $1.6 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2021, compared to net income of $398 thousand, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2020.
The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its Regular Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 4, beginning with a closed session at 6:00 p.m., followed immediately with open session at 7:00 p.m.
1935 - Newhall deputy Archie Carter sentenced to 1 year in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor after his wife fatally shot his 20-year-old mistress (the age of majority was 21). [story]
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.