• Water Agency Receives $200K Federal Grant for Drought Preparation, Planning

    The Western Municipal Water District received a $200,000 federal grant that the Riverside-based agency will invest in contingency planning to blunt the impacts of the next drought. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation awarded the grant specifically to bolster the WMWD’s drought preparation efforts, according to agency General Manager Craig Miller. “Western works hard to pursue […]

  • Costco says it’s getting a lift from coronavirus panic shopping

    (CNN) — Costco logged strong sales growth during its latest quarter, as shoppers raced to stock up on cleaning products, household essentials and food as the coronavirus outbreak spread. The company said Thursday that sales at its stores open for at least one year, a key metric, increased 9.1% during its previous quarter compared with the same […]

  • Drinking water serving 7.5 million Californians has been contaminated with toxic PFAS, new report says

    Chemical contaminants were detected in water sources serving more than 7 million Californians, according to a new report by the Environmental Working Group. The nonprofit, which describes itself as “dedicated to protecting human health and the environment,” found that water sources for 74 community water systems — serving 7.5 million people in California — have been […]

  • High Arsenic Levels in Water Prompts EPA Emergency Order to Thermal Mobile Home Park

    [bc_video video_id=”6080070719001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issues an emergency order to the Oasis Mobile Home Park in Thermal over high levels of arsenic in the water. The Silva family is used to filling jugs of water each day in case the water stops running, the […]

  • Two teens water-skied 62 miles across Lake Michigan from Wisconsin to Michigan

    Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan. Hendrikse, 18, and Dirkse, 17, of Oostburg, Wisconsin, have been friends their whole lives, and they wanted to share one more memorable experience before Hendrikse left for […]

  • Surf Wave Pool Coming to Palm Desert

    An 18-acre inland surfing facility, hotel/resort, is coming to Palm Desert in 2021. DSRT Surf is an 18-acre development project proposed at Desert Willow Golf Resort, just south of the existing Desert Willow Clubhouse. The project includes applications for a Specific Plan, Precise Plan, and Tract Map and consists of the following: 6-acre surf lagoon […]

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