June 22, 2014 | 4:00 am
Los Angeles has begun a historic drive to decrease its dependence on imported water. The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the state’s precarious water switching station and the key to the survival not only of salmon and other threatened species but of the state’s agriculture industry, is in crisis. California is in the midst of a continuing drought. It is hard to fathom a higher priority than safeguarding the state’s precious water resources, or a more crucial time to do it. That means an investment in the form of a carefully crafted water bond.