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Dozens of agencies seek to alter reports on how much water residents used

California regulators are tailoring their emergency cutback orders based on how much water cities reported using last summer. Now that the numbers matter, scores of water agencies are saying their reports contained errors. At stake is exactly how much water millions of Californians will be allowed to use this year.

 

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History

Internment camp artifacts go to Japanese American museum

The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles has acquired nearly 450 internment-camp artifacts set for auction. “Star Trek” actor George Takei helped broker the deal. A Facebook page – Japanese American History NOT for sale – started in Sacramento, played a role in saving the artifacts from auction.

Local

New gateway garden links campus, Davis

GATEway Garden forms a sustainable bond between UC Davis and the community. A former eyesore is transformed into a showcase for both college and downtown Davis. Debuting Sunday, the new garden features more than 25,000 low-water native plants.

Blogs & Columns

Claudia Buck

Vivek Ranadive: A big-idea man

Vivek Ranadive is a businessman, NBA team owner and multimillionaire. He’s also a man with big ideas. In a recent talk at UC Davis, Ranadive shared some of those ideas with an MBA school audience.

Dan Morain

A shakedown by any other name

Michael Peevey and Ron Calderon are very different. But they share certain similarities. Both allegedly sought payments, though on very different scales and for different reasons.

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