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Getting rid of grass is making homeowners’ wallets greener

Property owners are being offered a financial incentive to replace water-guzzling grass with drought-tolerant landscaping.
By Steve Lopez
February 15, 2014, 3:00 p.m.

Dealing with the drought

If somehow you missed the news that California is drier than a stale tortilla, the Amber Alert signs have come to the rescue with highway bulletins like this one:

“Serious drought, help save water.”

This is helpful to a point, I suppose, and I like the creative use of highway signs heretofore reserved largely for safety warnings or child abductions. If Caltrans would consider pushing the boundaries even further, I’d spring for a sign that says: “Hey, Brian D’Arcy, where’s our $40 million?”

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