15 Mar 2017

After deluge of rain, end of drought nears for California

Several large rainstorms walloped the San Francisco Bay Area and the rest of the state since the start of the new year, moving California out of a five-year drought and

24 Oct 2016

Drought not nixed despite bouts of heavy rainfall

Over the weekend, the unfamiliar sound of the pitter patter of rain intensified to a din as people donned their rain boots and lugged around their waterlogged umbrellas in the

12 Apr 2016

Climate change is a shared crisis

The scientific consensus is clear and overwhelming; climate change is real and accelerating every second. In the last year alone, we have experienced record-breaking heat and droughts that have impacted millions of people

15 Mar 2016

El Niño isn’t a cure for California’s drought

San Francisco recently experienced nearly two straight weeks of rainy weather thanks to El Niño, which was enough to make some people forget about one of the largest issues still facing

30 Sep 2015

Californians need to cut water usage

[media-credit id=292 align=”alignright” width=”318″][/media-credit] Unless you live under a rock, you’re probably aware that California is in a severe drought. For the past year or so, most restaurants have had cards

13 Feb 2014

Conservation efforts continue on campus, even after rains

Linda Jo Morton, gardening specialist for University Property Management, and Alex Kimble, grounds student assistant, trim damaged leaves from an agave plant in Parkmerced Monday, Feb. 11. UPM has replaced