Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

California Takes Measures to Deal With Drought

California is coping with one of its most serious droughts in decades. The snow pack in the Sierra Mountains, which provides 30 percent of the state's water in normal years, stands at record-low levels, and California Governor Jerry Brown has implemented the state's strictest-ever conservation measures. Scientists and officials meeting near Los Angeles said a worst-case scenario - a mega-drought - is possible but unlikely. In early April, the Sierra Mountains snow pack was at...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter