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 into a lush scene of greenery.
As of March 7, the U.S. Drought Monitor California calculates
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 first rainstorm that San Francisco has seen since March. Despite the early rainfall however, California’s
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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 California – the devastating and ever-mounting drought.
When a relatively large storm rolls in and engulfs
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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 on their tables explaining that water is only served upon request and "brown is the new
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 small lawns with drought-tolerant plants in an effort to reduce water use on campus.