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Climate & Environment
California considers $500 fines for water wasters as drought worsens, conservation lags
The proposal could usher in a wave of water regulations that hearken back to previous droughts while underscoring the seriousness of the current one
'A parallel Hollywood story': How L.A.'s oil boom shaped the city we know today
Although the movie business certainly played a role in Los Angeles' development during the 20th century, the oil industry also spurred the growth of what's now the second-largest city in the United States.
Column: Desalination plant company not shy about asking for government handouts
Poseidon Water is seeking $1.1 billion from the state to build a controversial desalination plant in Huntington Beach.