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California's snowpack nears decade high. What's it mean to drought?

Last year, we started 2022 with a similar bounty — and then ended the snow season way, way, way below normal.
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Jackie Garcia Mann: East Bay refineries' biofuel plans are dangerous diversions

Once touted as a climate cure, biofuels have turned out to be worse than the disease.

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Sierra Nevada snowpack disappearing after driest January-February in recorded history, third year of California drought all but inevitable

Sierra snowpack down to 64% with no major storms on horizon as winter rainy season has only 1 month left.
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Barbara Barrigan-Parilla: State water board choice is key to providing clean water for all

California's drought highlights the importance of an appointment sitting on Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk – filling the final seat on the State Water Resources Control Board. This is a critical agency appointment at a critical time.

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Toxic algae blooms killing sea otters in their prime: Study

Heart disease isn't just the leading cause of death for humans in the United States. It's also increasingly killing sea otters, especially adults in their prime — and now scientists know why.

Former Stanford president Donald Kennedy dies of COVID-19
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Former Stanford president Donald Kennedy dies of COVID-19

Neurobiologist was appointed in 1980, served 12 years at helm
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