This desalination plant, under construction last year in San Diego County, is one way Southern California is becoming less dependent on water from Northern California.
This desalination plant, under construction last year in San Diego County, is one way Southern California is becoming less dependent on water from Northern California. Gregory Bull Associated Press file
This desalination plant, under construction last year in San Diego County, is one way Southern California is becoming less dependent on water from Northern California. Gregory Bull Associated Press file
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February 04, 2016 06:15 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.