The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 04:41 PM PDT

Bill Would Ban "Brown Lawn" Fines

Bill Would Ban "Brown Lawn" Fines

The California Assembly has approved legislation protecting residents from fines if they do not water their lawn during the drought.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 06:39 AM PDT

"Exceptional" Drought Expands in Sierra

"Exceptional" Drought Expands in Sierra

The most severe category of drought expanded during the past week in California's northern Sierra Nevada Mountain range after a winter of little snowfall in the region.

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 12:27 PM PDT

Soil Moisture Observatory Sends Back First Images

Soil Moisture Observatory Sends Back First Images

The SMAP observatory is designed to help scientists better understand, predict and monitor natural hazards like droughts and floods

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 02:06 PM PDT

Rain Barrel Rebates Available

Rain Barrel Rebates Available

Rebates are available for homeowners looking to purchase a rain barrel for their yards.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 08:34 AM PDT

Tiered Water Rates Ruled Unconstitutional

Tiered Water Rates Ruled Unconstitutional

Water agencies in San Diego use tiered water rates to calculate how much water a customer uses. On Monday, an appeals court ruled San Juan Capistrano's tiered water-rates are unconstitutional.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 01:38 PM PDT

Woodside Needs to Cut Water Use by 35%

Woodside Needs to Cut Water Use by 35%

A new report has found that Woodside residents need to reduce their water use by 35 percent or risk heavy fines.

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Smuggling Gone Wrong: Man Gets Wedged Under Seat

Smuggling Gone Wrong: Man Gets Wedged Under Seat

For one man trying to sneak in to the U.S., freedom didn’t just mean making it over the border. It soon meant just escaping from underneath a truck’s backseat.

Baltimore Cleans Up as National Guard Arrives

Baltimore Cleans Up as National Guard Arrives

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New Details in Hodad's Owner's Death

New Details in Hodad's Owner's Death

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Defense: Colorado Theater Gunman Studied Mind to Fix His Own

A clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial.

New Downtown San Diego Visitor Center

New Downtown San Diego Visitor Center

An April 30 grand opening is planned for a new waterfront San Diego Visitor Information Center, being operated by locally based Old Town Trolley Tours. The center is at 996 N. Harbor Drive in downtown San...

Man Dies in Riverside Shootout

Man Dies in Riverside Shootout

A man was found shot to death following a suspected shootout in Riverside early Tuesday.