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Obama Visit Highlights California’s Water Problems

Drought-stricken Californians are welcoming Friday's visit by President Barack Obama to their state, saying the president is drawing attention to ongoing water problems.  Farmers and scientists say the water shortage is caused by unusually dry weather, and is also a question of water management. Water expert James Famiglietti of the University of California, Irvine, says the drought is one of the worst in the state’s history. “Whether you’re talking about snow or water storage...

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