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July 28, 2014

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In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, a sign on westbound Highway 50 in Sacramento,  normally used to warn drivers of traffic problems or display Amber Alert messages, displays a message to conserve water due to California's drought. Gov. Jerry Brown was governor the last time California had a drought of epic proportions, in 1975-76, and now is pushing a controversial $25 billion plan to build twin tunnels to ship water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmland and cities further south.

Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press

In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, a sign on westbound Highway 50 in Sacramento, normally used to warn drivers of traffic problems or display Amber Alert messages, displays a message to conserve water due to California's drought. Gov. Jerry Brown was governor the last time California had a drought of epic proportions, in 1975-76, and now is pushing a controversial $25 billion plan to build twin tunnels to ship water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmland and cities further south.