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Offbeat California homeowners warned about brown lawns California homeowners warned about brown lawns
Some homeowners following the state's new drought-conscious motto that brown is the new green are being warned by local governments that they could be slapped with fines because of those dried up lawns.
Offbeat Investor submits signatures to split California into 6 states Investor submits signatures to split California into 6 states (Photo Gallery)
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper began submitting signatures Tuesday for a ballot initiative that would ask voters to split California into six separate states, a move he said would create governments that are more manageable and responsive to residents' needs.