The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 12:02 PM PDT

El Nino May Not Solve California's Drought: Local Expert

 El Nino May Not Solve California's Drought: Local Expert

While the outlook for a strong El Nino this winter looks good, one San Diego expert said it may do little to ease the drought.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 at 09:28 PM PDT

Water Rates May Be Rising Due to Conservation

Water Rates May Be Rising Due to Conservation

The San Diego Water Department wants to raise its rates.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 at 09:29 PM PDT

Morley Field Sprinkler on During Rainstorm Miffs Locals

Morley Field Sprinkler on During Rainstorm Miffs Locals

A sprinkler seen spraying the lawn of Morley Field during Saturday’s record rainfall has prompted outrage among several passersby, who say the city isn’t being held to the same drought restrictions.

Monday, Jul 20, 2015 at 08:35 PM PDT

As Cleanup Continues, Rain's Impact on Drought Minimal

As Cleanup Continues, Rain's Impact on Drought Minimal

After waves of rainfall created a sea of troubles for San Diego County residents, many wanted to focus on the storm clouds’ silver lining: Did this downpour do anything to relieve Southern California’s drought?...

Monday, Jul 20, 2015 at 06:58 PM PDT

In Drought, Program Helps Predict Spread of Wildfires

In Drought, Program Helps Predict Spread of Wildfires

The system lets users light a virtual flame and watch it spread through user-generated topography while the model crunches numbers.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 at 05:06 AM PDT

California Proposes $1.5M Fine for Taking Water

California Proposes $1.5M Fine for Taking Water

California regulators on Monday proposed a first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for a group of Central Valley farmers accused of illegally taking water during the drought.

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2 Lanes Closed When Hole Opens on Interstate 8

2 Lanes Closed When Hole Opens on Interstate 8

CHP officers have closed two lanes of Interstate 8 through El Cajon.

Neighbors Coax Man Off Roof of Burning Home

Neighbors Coax Man Off Roof of Burning Home

A body and several secret compartments were found inside an Encinitas home damaged by fire Thursday.

Man Stabbed in Fight Outside Bar

Man Stabbed in Fight Outside Bar

A man was stabbed Friday in a fight outside a bar in the heart of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, police said.

Claim Against FBI for Hannah Anderson Kidnapper's Death

Claim Against FBI for Hannah Anderson Kidnapper's Death

The sister of James DiMaggio, the man who kidnapped San Diego teen Hannah Anderson and killed her family, claims FBI agents had no right to kill him after his actions spurred a large manhunt across six states.

WATCH: Sweat-Soaked, Wailing Toddler Rescued From Hot Car

WATCH: Sweat-Soaked, Wailing Toddler Rescued From Hot Car

A Bergen County Sheriff's officer rescued a wailing, sweat-soaked toddler from inside a locked minivan parked at a Costco in New Jersey on a sweltering afternoon Thursday. Concerned passersby in the parking lot...

Poway Eyes System to Track Residents' Water Use

Poway Eyes System to Track Residents' Water Use

When it comes to saving water, some of the county's most conservation-minded residents may wind up being electronically monitored.