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Environment

Central Valley, Delta water rights under scrutiny

More than 1,000 property owners in California’s Central Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are struggling to satisfy a state order to prove their water rights are valid. The order arose from a battle over scarce water during the prolonged drought. In many cases, the proof exists only in property records that date to the 1800s.

Blogs & Columns

Jack Ohman

Why is being an Islamic State GF some 15-year-old’s dream?

News that a Scottish woman is recruiting girls as young as 15 to travel to Syria and become Islamic State wives is troubling, to say the least. When I was in junior high school, I felt that many of the girls I knew would make excellent terrorists. However, I never thought that they would ever turn pro.

Joyce Terhaar

It’s time for Cal Fire to release disciplinary records

Cal Fire has disciplined 15 employees in the aftermath of a CHP investigation connected to a murder case and an alleged sex tape made at its Ione Academy. While Cal Fire announced how many employees were disciplined, it has refused The Bee’s public records request for the disciplinary record.

Sacramento Deals

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