The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board is looking to spend half a million dollars on hiring water police to help new conservation regulations approved by the state.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 08:23 PM PDT

Free Water Survey Offers Ways to Lower Bill

Free Water Survey Offers Ways to Lower Bill

Rancho Bernardo resident Fred Montazeri lives on a golf course and is required by his homeowners association to keep his back yard lush and green. But that’s easier said than done with state and local...

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 07:50 AM PDT

Escondido Couple Saving Water, Saving Money

Escondido Couple Saving Water, Saving Money

On Tuesday, a state water board approved sweeping restrictions on water usage for Californians, including a $500 fine for water wasters. In Escondido, one couple is already shrinking their water...

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014 at 09:44 AM PDT

Calif. Regulators Vote in Favor of Water Restrictions

Calif. Regulators Vote in Favor of Water Restrictions

California is running dry -- and state regulators are moving to crack down on people's outdoor water use.

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 05:52 PM PDT

Drought Brings Biz to Grass-Painting Company

Drought Brings Biz to Grass-Painting Company

Los Gatos-based Green Canary has been painting lawns that have turned brown due to a lack of water. The company uses green, water-based paint to transform grass that has turned drought dull.

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 10:32 AM PDT

California Board Considers Fines for Water Wasters

California Board Considers Fines for Water Wasters

Wasting water outdoors amid the state's drought will begin hitting Californians in the wallet under get-tough restrictions being proposed by state regulators, with fines of up to $500 a day for...

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"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After SoCal Lightning Strike

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After SoCal Lightning Strike

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that ensued along the coast during a fatal lightning strike in Venice on Sunday afternoon. "It was like a

7th Horse Dies at Del Mar This Season

7th Horse Dies at Del Mar This Season

A seventh horse has died since the Del Mar Races started a week and a half ago.

Beach Thunderstorms Rumble Along County

Beach Thunderstorms Rumble Along County

Thunder was cracking along San Diego’s coast Sunday morning as rain poured down across the county.

Comic-Con Organizers in 2 Cities Clash Over Name

Comic-Con Organizers in 2 Cities Clash Over Name

Organizers of two of the biggest comic-book conventions in the country are clashing over their names.

Motorcyclist Killed in San Marcos Hit-and-Run

Motorcyclist Killed in San Marcos Hit-and-Run

A motorcyclist has died after colliding with an SUV in San Marcos early Sunday morning.

Passersby Struck by Car Amid Zombie Walk

Passersby Struck by Car Amid Zombie Walk

Passersby were hit by a car Saturday evening while the annual Comic-Con Zombie Walk took over downtown San Diego, the San Diego Police Department confirmed, and the whole incident was caught on cell phone video....