Dean Florez

23 Added | 4 Magazines | 6 Likes | 32 Followers | @deanflorez | Chief Instigator | Member, California Air Resource Board | CEO, Balance, Inc. | Past CA Senate Majority Leader | Harvard MBA | UCLA Bruin

Seriously, Stop Demonizing Almonds

We have seen the real cause of the California drought, and it’s one crunchy inch tall. One gallon of water to grow a single nut? BAN THEM ALL, writes …

The world's fifth-largest food supplier is almost out of water

How devastating? Earlier this month, the title of a Los Angeles Times op-ed published by Jay Famiglietti, senior water scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a professor at UC Irvine, got right to the point: California would run out of water in a year.<p>This headline—as Famiglietti himself …

Agriculture

California just got a serious wake-up call amid its historic drought

ECHO LAKE, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered officials Wednesday to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as surveyors found the lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping.<p>Standing in dry, brown grass at a site …

Our View: Stop the sniveling about farming getting a pass on water regulations; Agriculture has had restrictions in place for some time: Water’s lack of availability

For starters, let's be clear: This is an opinion piece. If you're hoping to inform yourself about California's water situation, you should keep in …

Brown defends not requiring water cuts for California farmers

In a nationally televised interview Sunday, California Gov.<p>Jerry Browndefended his decision to largely target urban areas rather than agricultural users with his historic order to curb water use.<p>During an appearance on the ABC news program "This Week," Brown told host Martha Raddatz that farmers …

Martha Raddatz
Snorkeling

How you might be contributing to California’s water woes

In the wake of California Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to enact mandatory restrictions on the use of water given the state's ongoing, historic drought, people nationwide have become obsessed with almonds. Not in the sense that people are buying and eating lots of almonds, mind you. In the sense that …

Carly Fiorina

California should stretch urban supplies before cutting water for farms

A 25 percent cutback in urban water use – as Gov. Jerry Brown imposed last week – is less a hardship on California residents than an adjustment to a …

Carly Fiorina Right About Environmentalists and California Drought Woes, Farm Groups Say

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Carly Fiorina