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‘Everyone loses’

by Rachel Becker for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. Standing on the grassy plateau where water is piped onto his property, Josh […]

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Snow falling

By Rachel Becker for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. Packed onto the slopes of the Sierra Nevada is a precious source of […]

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A dry state

A drought-stricken Lake Oroville was barely visible through smoky skies on Thursday (Aug. 19) from a vantage point off Oro Quincy Highway. Air quality reached unhealthy levels in Butte County due to smoke from multiple wildfires, […]

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Parched

This story originally appeared in The Sacramento Valley Mirror. Staci Buttermore and her family are carrying the weight of California’s water crisis across their property in 5-gallon buckets. In the week since the domestic well […]

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Drought emergency declared

by Rachel Becker for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency this week in 39 additional […]