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While many Californians were letting their lawns turn brown or switching to drought-tolerant plants, some residents have ignored the drought and kept guzzling water – and one more than all the rest, as Reveal reported last year.

Wondering where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on western water issues? A new post on Science Blogs by Peter Gleick of the Pacific Institute examines the candidates’ statements and policy positions.

Members of the Winnemem Wintu tribe held a press conference on Tuesday in Sacramento as they are in the midst of a 300-mile (500km) trek and prayer journey from Vallejo to the historic winter-run salmon spawning grounds on the McCloud River.

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