According to the California Department of Water Resources, the snow pack in the Sierra Nevada Mountains overall is 159% of the average snow pack for this date — and that’s before today’s storm. The snow pack in the Sierra Nevada is important because that snow melting over the course of …continue reading

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Due to the drought conditions throughout California, the Governor declared a drought emergency and requested for water users to voluntarily reduce usage by 15%, compared to 2020 water consumption. In response, Golden State Water Company (GSWC) filed an Advice Letter (1862-W) with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) seeking approval …continue reading

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Governor Newsom’s announcement on Friday regarding his upcoming executive order to ban fracking will further divide California into regions of haves and have-nots. The proposed ban on fracking will mean job losses, increased gas and food prices making life that much harder for Californians. Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk (R-Santa …continue reading

featured graphic for Kevin Faulconer for governor during COVID-19

Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer – the leading recall candidate – released the following statement joining State Senator Andreas Borgeas, California state legislators and Central Valley agricultural leaders in calling on Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency for California’s drought: “It’s clear that California has entered another …continue reading

Cover art for June 2015 Dining, Arts, and Entertainment.

The Top Ten Stories for May 2015 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last month (excluding weather forecasts): Bar Rescue coming to Brix Sunset Beach Fire in an apartment complex on Graham in Cypress Queen Mary launches all-new country-music festival in May Peruta case set …continue reading