drought

3:21pm

Wed February 5, 2014

California's thirsty almonds

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Dan Errotabere's family has been farming the dry soils of the western San Joaquin Valley for nearly a century. His grandfather primarily grew wheat and other grains. His father grew vegetables and other annual crops almost exclusively. But in 1999, Errotabere decided to plant his first almond tree.

2:27pm

Tue January 21, 2014
City Visions: January 27, 2014

Does San Francisco Have Enough Water?

Credit Eric Luebenhusen / U.S. Department of Agriculture

Does San Francisco have enough water?  California is experiencing a record-breaking drought, and Governor Jerry Brown is asking Californians to reduce their water usage by 20%. Host Joseph Pace and guests look at the Bay Area's water supply and explore what an even drier place - Las Vegas - can teach us about urban water conservation.

Producer:  Wendy Holcombe

 

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9:51am

Mon December 10, 2012

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