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Brown orders cuts in water use

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Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday ordered statewide mandatory water restrictions, the first such action in the state’s history. Brown told the California Water Resources Control Board to implement restrictions designed to cut water use by 25 percent, according to published reports. The move, which will affect residential, business and agricultural water …

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West-end water could get more expensive

Water Getting Expensive in Inland Empire

The price of water on the west end of the Inland Empire might be going up. Under a recent proposal, water rates in that market would be based on the amount of water used, which could mean higher rates for water agencies that rely more on imported water, according to …

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Traffic up at OIA, but only a little

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Passenger activity at Ontario International Airport rose slightly in February. Traffic rose .55 percent during that month compared with February 2014, according to Los Angeles World Airports’ monthly report on passenger traffic at Ontario International. In raw numbers, 287,939 passengers passed through Ontario International in February compared with 286,362 passengers …

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Report: everyone else needs to save more water

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Most California residents agree that the drought is a major issue facing the state, but there’s disagreement over whether everyone is doing enough to save water. Sixty six percent of all adults in the state say the regional water supply is a problem, but the same percentage maintains that some …

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Riverside County makes top 10

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Riverside County is now the 10th largest county in the United States based on population. The county had more than 2.3 million residents as of July 1, just enough to bypass Queens County in New York and land it in the top 10, according to data released this week by …

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OIA adds Mexico City flights

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Aeromexico will offer roundtrip flights between Ontario International Airport and Mexico City starting next month. The flights, on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, are scheduled to start April 6, airport officials announced Wednesday. Once those flights begin, Aeromexico will operate eight international flights out of Ontario International: the airline, the …

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