California Forum

Cartoon caption contest

In declaring a state of emergency for drought conditions in California, Gov. Jerry Brown urged everyone to cut water usage by 20 percent. What’s your response when drought conditions become evident when you turn on the faucet?


Email us your wittiest cartoon caption to by noon Tuesday. Be sure to include your name, hometown and daytime phone number. Finalists will be announced Wednesday, and readers will have a chance to vote for their favorite caption in an online survey that will appear Wednesday at

The winner, which will be based on survey results and judging by cartoonist Steve Greenberg and The Bee’s editorial board, will be announced next Sunday in Forum. The winner will receive a signed color print of Greenberg’s cartoon with the winning caption.