Water & Drought

California drought tests strength of Gold Rush-era water rights

With the drought intensifying, regulators are turning their focus to holders of California’s oldest water rights. Claim holders have been told to expect curtailments of their ability to divert river water. They include thousands of entities, from individuals and corporations to government agencies.

Nation & World

Nepal quake: At least 1,500 dead, Everest shaken

Tens of thousands of people spent the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 1,500 across the region, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest. Officials warned the death toll would rise as more reports came in from far-flung areas.

Business & Real Estate

Sacramento’s The Kitchen restaurant is moving to Broadway

The Kitchen, one of Sacramento’s top restaurants, is moving to Broadway. It’s leaving its longtime location on Hurley Way. The ownership group includes Selland Family Restaurants, Unger Construction Co. and Silva Stowell Associates.

 

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Local

Miss America brightens hospital stays for kids and parents

Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev visited patients at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital on Friday. The reigning beauty queen grew up in Walnut Creek and now travels to children’s hospitals to help lift spirits. Many young children haven’t heard of Miss America. They mistake her for a princess or a Disney character because of her glittering crown and golden locks.

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