The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 08:10 AM PDT

Lower Water Levels Leads to More Gold Mining in CA

Lower Water Levels Leads to More Gold Mining in CA

Low river levels allow prospectors to pan for gold in areas that are normally deep underwater.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 07:21 PM PDT

Bouncing Back From Wildfires When Fire Season Never Ends

Bouncing Back From Wildfires When Fire Season Never Ends

California is in the fourth year of a drought — a bone-dry spell that has brought unprecedented water restrictions -- and blazes like the one that threatened Mejia's house are becoming more frequent.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 12:24 PM PDT

Lake Mead Dips to New Record Low

Lake Mead Dips to New Record Low

A record low water level of 1,074.98 feet above sea level was reached Tuesday.

Monday, Jun 22, 2015 at 03:49 PM PDT

California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline to Report Water Cuts

California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline to Report Water Cuts

The order applied to 277 century-old rights to water from the Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds in the agriculture-rich Central Valley.

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 at 06:56 PM PDT

Ahead of New Water Restrictions, Residents Rip Out Lawns

Ahead of New Water Restrictions, Residents Rip Out Lawns

With exactly two weeks to go before new, statewide water restrictions kick in, some San Diego County residents are rushing to get rid of their lawns. Others are saying, “No way.”

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 05:04 PM PDT

Sticky Seats? California Ballparks Get Creative to Conserve

Sticky Seats? California Ballparks Get Creative to Conserve

Earlier this season, the grounds crew that watches over the lush green playing field where the San Francisco Giants play tried something new: They cut back on overnight watering.

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Suspect, Officer in Shooting ID'd

Suspect, Officer in Shooting ID'd

A San Diego Police Department (SDPD) officer shot and killed a man armed with a knife in the Black Mountain Ranch community after the man allegedly charged at him Thursday night.

Armed and Dangerous Suspect Wanted by Police

Armed and Dangerous Suspect Wanted by Police

The details of the crime he was wanted for were unclear.

One Dead After Car Ripped in Half

One Dead After Car Ripped in Half

One of the victims involved was taken to Palomar Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Plane Towing Banner Crashes on Beach, Pilot Uninjured

Plane Towing Banner Crashes on Beach, Pilot Uninjured

The incident happened around 3 p.m. Saturday on a Carlsbad beach.

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

An escaped murderer who was shot after three weeks on the run has been moved from a New York hospital to another maximum-security prison. The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says David...

2 of Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivors Reunite

2 of Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivors Reunite

Two of Pearl Harbor's oldest known survivors, veterans Ray Chavez, 103, and Jim Downing, 102, share an unbreakable bond.