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Local & Regional California urged to return $331 million meant for homeowners California urged to return $331 million meant for homeowners
Several California lawmakers and community assistance groups are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to repay more than $331 million in funds intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures that the state siphoned off to help deal with its budget crisis.
Local & Regional Las Vegas completing last straw to draw Lake Mead water Las Vegas completing last straw to draw Lake Mead water
It took $817 million, two starts, more than six years and one worker's life to drill a so-called "Third Straw" to make sure glittery casinos and sprawling suburbs of Las Vegas can keep getting drinking water from near the bottom of drought-stricken Lake Mead.