On Tuesday in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a historic package of bills setting the stage for state regulation of groundwater use -- if local agencies don't do it first. While the current drought helped move this package of bills through the Legislature, the impact will role out over a number of years.
Skin-lightening creams are perennially popular around the world -- but many of the products contain mercury, which is toxic. In California, some women are having friends and relatives smuggle in stuff that wouldn't be legal here.
Our host of seven years says goodbye to the show. Rachael Myrow is moving on to KQED's Silicon Valley News Desk.
End Music: "Cannonball" by The Breeders, from the album "Last Splash" (Elektra)