Governor, Lawmakers to Receive 3 Percent Pay Hike
A citizens commission voted Monday to give Gov. Jerry Brown, statewide officers and the Legislature a 3 percent raise. But commissioner Anthony Barkett said positions like the governor should get a more. Gov. Brown's new salary: about $183,000. Legislators get a little more than $100,000 plus living expenses.
Water Flows Freely in Drought-Resistant Imperial Valley Farms, For Now
With California now in its fourth consecutive year of extreme drought, tens of thousands of acres of valuable Central Valley farmland are being fallowed. And growers are watching their state water allocations run dry. But water continues to flow freely in rural parts of Southern California, though maybe not for much longer.
How is the Drought Affecting Your Life?
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