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California’s drought prompts varying water restrictions

A Cal Matters article discussed California’s drought and the uneven effects it has on water restrictions. A patchwork of state, county and local restrictions reflect the de-centralized nature of water management in the state.

Building material costs skyrocket, and that’s not all

It is a national problem, building material costs are skyrocketing. And it isn’t getting better anytime soon. The Building Contractors Association stated that in the United States the total lumber package price for the average home right now is up 208 percent. That is, if you can even get all the lumber you need.