Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 8:40 am
A lawn-owning, water-wasting consumer vs. a thirsty, angry crowd, and people pretending to recreate with water that’s not there, are the subjects of witty Public Service Announcement (PSA) videos that hit home with the public as the California drought heads into its fourth year.
Posted Apr. 14, 2015, 9:38 am
Water is on everyone's mind with the recent proclamation by the governor, a snow pack that is only five per cent of the normal average and reminders from every direction to cut back.
Posted Apr. 4, 2015, 9:59 am
In January 2015, the Santa Monica City Council adopted an updated Water Shortage Response Plan and re-declared a stage two water supply shortage, requiring mandatory conservation.
Posted Mar. 15, 2015, 8:46 am
It’s beginning to look like the hosannas that greeted California’s first-ever groundwater regulation law were a tad premature when it passed late last summer.
Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 8:23 am
Santa Monica residents will face a nine percent price hike in their water bills from March 1, with a possible nine percent increase each year, for five years.
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 9:19 am
Fines of up to $10,000 could face Santa Monicans who don’t toe the water-reduction line following Tuesday night’s City Council meeting where new citywide water-reduction policies were adopted.
Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:34 am
Water is fast becoming an expensive commodity. Santa Monica residents are in for a sharp increase in their utility bills with a rapid rise in water rates scheduled to combat associated rising costs in water provision.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:29 am
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved five years of water rate increases for Marina del Rey, Malibu and areas of the Antelope and Santa Clarita valleys.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:47 am
The Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday night advanced the City’s call for immediate water conservation and dedicated an additional $400,000 towards incentive and conservation programs.
Posted May. 22, 2014, 8:01 am
Crews continued working to remove thousands of dead fish from a section of Marina del Rey, saying other marine life will be endangered as long as the decaying fish remain in the water.
Posted Jun. 25, 2013, 10:54 am
Planning on heading out onto the Santa Monica Bay this weekend for some boating?
Posted Apr. 16, 2012, 8:49 am
It was "Anchors Away!" at the California Yacht Club as 58 boats set sail in the 48th annual Sunset Series in Marina Del Rey on Wednesday. Th...