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Climate change and drought to be highlighted at Sierra water group’s Auburn meeting
Friday Mar 01 2013
Some of the top experts in water and the impact of climate change will gather in Auburn on March 15 for a program on drought ramifications. They’ll be featured speak ...
NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn and regional sewer; remembering a Tevis Cup mainstay; climate change and water and Sierra College’s critical thinking program
Monday Feb 25 2013
Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...
New snow moving Sierra beyond shadow of a drought?
Wednesday Jan 25 2012
AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency Director Mike Lee says that the lack of rain or snow usually means board members can raise a chuckle or two when they speak before a group an ...
Ask the Master Gardener:
Monday Jan 02 2012
Question: I never water my lawn and plants in the winter, but am wondering what happens when we experience an unusual long dry spell like this December? Answer: Thank you for ask ...
New water system needed
Thursday Jun 11 2009
Except for the 2005-2006 wet season, we now have more than eight continuous drought years. Along with global warming, evaporation is accelerating serious losses to our water su ...
Time for California to ‘insure’ against dangers of drought
Thursday Mar 19 2009
Californians are accustomed to living with danger — and protecting themselves against it. Homeowners in earthquake-prone areas carry insurance to protect themselves against fina ...
Solve water and economic woes by building reservoir
Tuesday Mar 03 2009
While the rains pour down, amidst the doom and gloom of the stormy economic climate, we are force-fed picture after picture of low-running rivers, lakes and reservoirs. The so-call ...
Our View: Don’t wait for rainy days - start conserving now
Thursday Feb 05 2009
Our state's snowpack is 61 percent of normal for this time of year. Auburn's rain totals are more than nine inches below normal. And, not surprisingly, state officials are predicti ...
PCWA missed chance to promote conservation
Thursday Feb 05 2009
Re: “Foothills coming up short in rainfall” (Journal, Feb. 4): This article would have been a great opportunity for PCWA to ask residents to conserve water, if even just a litt ...
Ask the Master Gardeners: Drought possible culprit for early leaf color change
Wednesday Oct 08 2008
Question: Why did one of my trees turn color early this year? Answer: Trees turn color for a variety of reasons. As the days shorten, they go through a number of stages leading to ...
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