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Water Series Continues: California Rice Commission

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California is suffering through unprecedented drought. Water cutbacks mean significant reductions in rice plantings in the Sacramento Valley, which impacts farms, rural communities, the economy and environment. California Rice Commission Website: California Rice Commission – Website http://calrice.org/industry/drought Tim Johnson, President, California Rice Commission We Must Set Blame Aside & Focus On The Hard Work Of

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Business Insider answers the question, “Do you still need to ‘warm up’ your care when it’s cold outside?” Unless your car dates back to the 1980s, there is no reason to warm up the engine. Cars from that period in time had carburetors which twist ope a small plate to suck air and fuel through

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Controversial Gun Policy

Democrat Assemblyman Miguel Santiago of Los Angeles and former staffer to to Assembly Speaker John Perez has introduced legislation (AB 1674) caps the amount of firearms that may be purchased by a person at one per month. Santiago’s Press Release

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Controversial Election Family Immigration Latinos Lifestyle Policy Washington

The Obama White House is working frantically to quell the political outrage among immigration rights advocates and Latino leaders who say they feel betrayed by a recent series of deportation raids launched by the administration against mostly women and children from Central America. While the raids continue with administration support, White House aides announced an

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Election Latino Demographics Latinos Policy

Janet Adamy with the Wall Street Journal writes that a surge in voting-age Latinos since 2012 is prompting both political parties to craft youthful appeals in Nevada and other key swing states. A Pew Research Center study released Tuesday shows that millennials born in 1981 or later will account for 44% of the record 27.3 million eligible Latino

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  At its peak, the Los Angeles River carries more than 118 billion gallons a day – enough water to supply 800,000 homes year. Yet in drier days, this concrete river carries 98 million gallons a day – water wasted as it drains into the Pacific Ocean. (Lucy Guanuna, “The 98 Million-Gallon ‘Trickle’: Stormwater Conservation

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