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Water managers push for 2010 bond

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MISSION VALLEY, Calif. — Conventional wisdom says there's no worse time than a recession to sell voters on a nearly $11.2 billion bond.

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on Dec 03, 2009 at 06:21 AM

Suspend diesel rule, critics urge

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The state Air Resources Board is under mounting pressure from within its own ranks to suspend a regulation that forces diesel truck owners to gradually replace older rigs that spew toxic soot.

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on Dec 03, 2009 at 06:21 AM
GM Announces Chevy Volt Wil...

GM Announces Chevy Volt Will Launch In California

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It has been twenty years now since GM unveiled its Impact electric concept, which ultimately led to the EV1 electric car. Not everybody heard about the EV1 though, because it was confined mostly to California on limited leasing agreements. We all know how the EV1 turned out.But with bankruptcy behind them, it is a new day for GM, and a new day for electric cars. The much ballyhooed Volt is maki...

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 07:20 PM

Google map shows climate-changed California future (Reuters)

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Reuters - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Google unveiled a map of California's climate-changed future on Wednesday, part of the most populous U.S. state's first steps in planning to adapt to "inevitable" global warming.

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 04:50 PM

Google map shows climate-changed California future

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Google unveiled a map of California's climate-changed future on Wednesday, part of the most populous U.S. state's first steps in planning to adapt to "inevitable" global warming.

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 04:20 PM

Google Earth explores climate risks to California (AP)

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AP - Google Inc. is launching a new feature to let Californians see the results of climate change.

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 02:20 PM
Volt Launch Will Begin in C...

Volt Launch Will Begin in California

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Since last May, rumors have circulated that the Chevy Volt will start rolling out in California before other locations and that rumor was just made official at the LA Auto Show.  The Volt will become available to Californians late next year.The launch project will act as a demonstration of market readiness for the Volt and other electric vehicles.  Pacific Gas and Electric, Southern Californi...

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 11:22 AM

Chevy Volt DETAILS: Hybrid Car Will Go On Sale In California Next Year

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LOS ANGELES — General Motors says the Chevrolet Volt electric car will go on sale late next year in California. GM said Wednesday at the...

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 10:51 AM
Global Warming Could Reduce...

Global Warming Could Reduce California's Hydropower Output

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Photo: Flickr, CCAlmost 50% of U.S. Hydro is on West CoastIt seems like there's been a succession of good news and bad news for hydro power in the U.S. lately. First, some bad news about how disappearing glaciers could negatively impact hydro. Then some good news from Steven Chu about how hydro capacity...Read the full story on TreeHugger

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 10:21 AM
Chevy Volt to be Launched F...

Chevy Volt to be Launched First in California and Select Markets

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Photo: GMComing in Late 2010We already knew that the Chevy Volt PHEV would be available in limited quantities at first, but it now looks like it's also going to be available in a limited number of U.S. states. Today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, GM has announced that California ("the nation's largest new-car market") will be one of the select few where the Volt will be available, with others to...

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 08:51 AM