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Governor issues mandatory water cuts as California snowpack hits record low

Standing in a dry brown meadow that typically would be buried in snow this time of year, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered the first mandatory water cutbacks in California history, a directive that will affect cities and towns statewide.

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Volksmarching in Sacramento: An easy workout with a social vibe

Physicians have long touted the benefits of putting one foot in front of the other. Increased muscle strength, lowered blood pressure and reduced stress are just a few reasons to take the stairs, or grab a lunchbreak lap. But many in the Sacramento area have taken the idea further, making walking a way of life through an activity called volksmarching.

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