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Last year’s wet winter gave CA groundwater levels a big boost – Sacramento Bee

California’s groundwater reservoirs got a major boost during last year’s record wet season, offering a glimmer of hope for the depleted underground aquifers that remain in a long-term deficit.


Hikers will soon have to pay for California’s famous Lost Coast Trail – San Francisco Chronicle

Backpackers will soon have to pay a modest fee to hike the popular Lost Coast Trail in rural Northern California — the first time that the federal agency managing the trail has imposed such a charge.


Why Highway 1 is the climate challenge that California can’t fix – The Washington Post

Workers dangle from a crane, drilling into the vertical face of rock that holds up one of the most famous and picturesque stretches of road in the world. They’re performing a delicate surgery on fragile geology in hopes that a single lane of traffic can safely flow to Big Sur before summer arrives.