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Hi Steven, in the spirit of California conversation, I wanted to let your readers know ow that we…

medium.com — Hi Steven, in the spirit of California conversation, I wanted to let your readers know ow that we posted a response to your essay and to some of the broader questions that you raised. Here's the l in k. I'm also pasting it in here so readers can see it.

The Debate Over California’s Drought Crisis

nytimes.com — California's struggle with drought has been the subject of a series in The New York Times, "The Parched West," that began shortly after Gov. Jerry Brown ordered mandatory reductions in water use on April 1 for the first time in California's history.

A Nonstop G.O.P. Tour

nytimes.com — Looking for a last-minute flourish with which to conclude his bid for the White House, Bob Dole announced today that he would embark on a 96-hour, nonstop campaign marathon of airplanes and buses that would take him from Ohio to California and back to Russell, Kan., to vote at his local schoolhouse.

Clinton Camp Resists Aide’s Advice to Skip Iowa

nytimes.com — WASHINGTON, May 23 - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign has considered - and rejected - a plan to stop competing in Iowa, the traditional kickoff state in the nominating process, and to concentrate instead on later states, including the 20 or so that are slated to vote on a single day in early February.

California Deputies Are Taped Beating Man in Chase

nytimes.com — LOS ANGELES - A group of San Bernardino sheriff's deputies were captured on videotape Thursday repeatedly pummeling and kicking a suspect after he fell off his horse at the end of a bizarre chase through rough California desert.

California’s Water Conservation Slowed in February

nytimes.com — LOS ANGELES - California's water conservation efforts amid a continuing drought slowed markedly in February, with water use declining by only 2.8 percent, state officials announced on Tuesday. Gov. Jerry Brown had called last year for a voluntary reduction in water use of 20 percent.

California’s lush image clashing with dry reality

bostonglobe.com — For more than a century, California has been the state where people flocked for a better life. But now a punishing drought - and the measures the state announced to compel people to reduce water consumption - is forcing a reconsideration of whether the aspiration of untrammeled growth has run against the limits of nature.

California image vs. dry reality

seattletimes.com — California's punishing drought is forcing a reconsideration of whether the aspiration of untrammeled growth that has been the state's driving engine has run into the limits of nature. LOS ANGELES - For more than a century, people have flocked to California for a better life: 164,000 square miles of mountains, farmland and coastline, shimmering with ambition and dreams, money and beauty.

California Image vs. Dry Reality

miamiherald.com — A punishing drought - and the unprecedented measures the state announced last week to compel people to reduce water consumption - is forcing a reconsideration of whether the aspiration of untrammeled growth that has for so long been this state's driving engine has run against the limits of nature.

California Image vs. Dry Reality

kansascity.com — A punishing drought - and the unprecedented measures the state announced last week to compel people to reduce water consumption - is forcing a reconsideration of whether the aspiration of untrammeled growth that has for so long been this state's driving engine has run against the limits of nature.
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Apr 17, 2015

This is not going to be easy: Cal authorities delay 1 day issuing water ration rules in the face of 250 objections from local water agencies

Apr 16, 2015

Enough with the burrito! Check out @jeffzeleny on Clinton cleaning up 2008 missteps on marriage, drivers' licenses. cnn.it/1GQt3NU

Apr 16, 2015

"Most people think Bloomberg is mayor of NY." de Blasio's challenge in trying to be a national Dem leader @grynbaum nytimes.com/2015/04/16/nyr…

Apr 15, 2015

RT @stevenbjohnson: Wow. Kudos to the NYTimes and @adamnagourney for a terrific and thoughtful response to my #californiadrought piece nyti.ms/1OevZ5I

Apr 15, 2015

.@mattdpearce @jackhealyNYT. Absolutely. I think it's a first. Very interesting NYT-wise (And responds, not defends!)

Apr 15, 2015

RT @jackhealyNYT: Drought reporting and its discontents: @adamnagourney on criticism of Typical East Coast Coverage nytimes.com/2015/04/15/us/…

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