Another Battle in California’s Water Wars?
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California voters may have one more measure on the November ballot: 9.3 billion dollars in water bonds proposed by Republican Governor Schwarzenegger and Democratic Senator Feinstein. But the Sierra Club says, let’s first spend the money approved in past elections. We’ll look at an increasingly urgent issue where the devil is always in the details. Also tonight, Pasadena’s IndyMac bank re-opens under federal control. Will depositors get their money?
IndyMac Bank Re-Opens Its Doors After Being Taken Over by the FDIC ()
- Kathy Kristof: Financial reporter and columnist for the Los Angeles Times
Schwarzenegger and Feinstein Team Up on a New Water Bond ()
Global warming is one threat to California’s water supply. Another is the fragile condition of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, which irrigates thousands of acres of crops and supplies drinking water for two-thirds of Californians. Late last week, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and US Senator Diane Feinstein—a Republican and a Democrat—proposed a 9.3 billion dollar bond for the November ballot.
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