Evening Update Tues Sept. 22

  • The majority of California’s precipitation loss is attributed to a high pressure system over the eastern Pacific Ocean.
  • In California, agriculture accounts for 80 percent of all water drawn from rivers, streams, and the ground.
  • The Oriental Fruit fly has led to two Southern California quarantine zones.
  • Truck drivers serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach say they don’t want to be classified as independent contractors.
  • The Los Angeles Animal Services Department is reassigning control officers in the San Fernando Valley.

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