Chris Megerian

Los Angeles Times

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Chris Megerian is a Sacramento-based reporter for the Los Angeles Times.

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After years of drought, Northern California is threatened by too much water.

California's Oroville Dam in crisis

After years of drought, Northern California is threatened by too much water.

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Over $24 million has been spent on this year's election by special interest groups.

Who Is Really Funding Your Candidate?

Over $24 million has been spent on this year's election by special interest groups.

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During the Great Recession, the California legislature cut a lot of popular programs.

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During the Great Recession, the California legislature cut a lot of popular programs.

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