Monday, November 9, 2009
The state will have to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in interest each year that could go to education.
In a state as large and fractured as California, it is always cause for celebration when lawmakers can reach some form of agreement on an issue as divisive as water.
Water isn’t just a precious resource here. It is a theology.
Over the decades, various belief systems have formed around subjects such as dams, water exports, conservation and subsidies. Adherents of these theologies have fought so many battles that it is often touchy to gather them in the same room…