Archive - Jun 2013


June 3rd

June 2, 2013--Water wisdom for California (Los Angeles Times)

Southern California's water needs are met primarily by snow falling and water flowing from distant mountains. From the rugged eastern side of the Sierra comes the Owens River, which the city of Los Angeles tapped not just once — with William Mulholland's century-old aqueduct — but repeatedly with extending and parallel arteries.

June 2, 2013--Historic drought fuels season's first wildfire in New Mexico (Denver Post)

A wildfire caused by a downed power line in New Mexico's rugged Pecos wilderness has forced the evacuation of 150 homes and consumed 5,300 acres of forest