Southern California’s biggest water agency has new leader

EMMA ISABELLA

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has hired Adel Hagekhalil as its next general manager, following a bitter power struggle over the future of an agency that delivers hundreds of billions of gallons each year from the Colorado River and Northern California to a region that otherwise wouldn’t have […]

Lyme disease-carrying ticks found near California beaches

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Tens of millions of individuals take pleasure in hanging out at California shorelines in the hotter months. So do ticks carrying Lyme sickness. That is one particular finding from four yrs of field function in California’s San Francisco Bay Area and nearby wine country involving the selection of some 3,000 […]

When a solar customer died, Sunrun wouldn’t end her contract

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Worthwhile products promote by themselves. So it is usually been odd to me that some corporations advertising solar electric power systems resort to the skeeviest income tactics possible — telemarketing, robocalls, hyper-aggressive salespeople. Solar power is a superior matter. It is part of the answer to climate transform. Yet some […]

Conservationists want to turn O.C. oil field into a park

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Substantial atop the coastal bluffs of Newport Beach, where by homes in exceptional neighborhoods checklist for an regular of $3 million, an energetic oil discipline of rusting pump jacks, brine tanks and winding dirt streets is providing conservationists new hope for an “immense” and publicly available green house. This could […]

A dozen dead whales have washed ashore in the Bay Area

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The amount of dead whales washing ashore in the San Francisco Bay Place this spring proceeds to climb, with another massive gray whale viewed rolling in the surf at Pacifica Condition Beach on Friday afternoon. The most current — a 47-foot-prolonged adult male — is the 10th grey whose carcass […]

Tensions erupt over control of MWD amid California drought

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Southern California’s biggest water supplier has chosen a new general manager — but the selection isn’t yet final, and the fiercely contested vote is exposing deep disagreements within the powerful agency as a severe drought grips the region. The Metropolitan Water District’s board of directors voted this month to select […]

Biden administration unveils California offshore wind plan

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The federal governing administration options to open more than 250,000 acres off the California coastline to wind enhancement, the Biden administration introduced Tuesday as portion of a significant effort and hard work to ramp up the nation’s renewable electrical power and minimize its local weather-warming emissions. Underneath the approach, the […]