( Patrick Tehan )
Drought, then deluge pits neighbor against neighbor over water rates in Santa Cruz Mountains

In the rainiest December in decades, a small group of residents in the Santa Cruz Mountains community of Aldercroft Heights is protesting strict water limits and severe penalties imposed by the volunteers who run the neighborhood water board and fear the Los Gatos Creek that supplies their water could still run dry. 
California drought: Feds forecast good chance of wet conditions for next three months
On Thursday, federal scientists issued a seasonal forecast that said there is a 75 percent probability of average or above-average precipitation between January and the end of March for California -- the first time in five years that such a wet outlook has been predicted for the state for the first three months of the year. 

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( Patrick Tehan )
Drought, then deluge pits neighbor against neighbor over water rates in Santa Cruz Mountains

In the rainiest December in decades, a small group of residents in the Santa Cruz Mountains community of Aldercroft Heights is protesting strict water limits and severe penalties imposed by the volunteers who run the neighborhood water board and fear the Los Gatos Creek that supplies their water could still run dry.