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Gimmicks and technology: California learns to save water

Billboards and TV commercials, living room visits, guess-your-water-use booths, and awards for water stinginess — a wealthy swath of Orange County that once had one of the worst records for water conservation in drought-stricken California is turning things around, proving it's possible to get people to change their ways.

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Freshmen admitted to UC by campus, residency

The number of California high school graduates who gained admission to a University of California campus this fall has declined for at least the second year in a row, while more students from other U.S. states and abroad have been offered admission.

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