As California goes from drought to deluge, a dangerous old foe returns: mudslides

Through five years of severe drought, El Capitan Canyon above the Pacific Ocean near Goleta endured bone-dry conditions that at times seemed like they would never end. Then, on Friday, the skies opened up. Nearly 2 inches of rain dropped in a single hour …
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Political Road Map: Voters have placed a lot of California’s budget choices on autopilot

Here’s a simple rule of thumb worth keeping in mind about how California’s budget is crafted: Not all tax dollars are created equal. Now more than ever, voters have decided that billions of those dollars should make their way through Sacramento with …
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