The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 10:10 AM PDT

Water Officials Aren't Following Own Call for Conservation

Water Officials Aren't Following Own Call for Conservation

Water bills obtained via the state's Public Records Act show that in 2013, nearly half of the officials who supervise the state's biggest water agencies used more water than the typical California household.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:40 AM PDT

Test Project May Yield 3M Gallons of Water/Day

Test Project May Yield 3M Gallons of Water/Day

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Monday for the water purification project.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 05:07 PM PDT

Council Committee Votes for Required Drought Restrictions

Council Committee Votes for Required Drought Restrictions

The San Diego City Council’s Committee on the Environment voted Wednesday to declare mandatory water restrictions through a Level 2 Drought Alert.

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 06:03 PM PDT

California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent in August

 California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent in August

State officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use this year as the severity of California's drought hits home, with community wells running dry, farm fields turning to dust and...

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 02:14 PM PDT

Mayor Proposes Mandatory Water Limits

Mayor Proposes Mandatory Water Limits

Mayor proposes city move to the next level of Drought Alert.

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 09:10 AM PDT

California Drought Worries Pool Industry

California Drought Worries Pool Industry

California swimming pool companies just regaining their financial footing after the recession are now facing a new challenge: a devastating drought that has put the state's ubiquitous backyard pools under...

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Police Need Help Identifying Dead Man

Police Need Help Identifying Dead Man

An identity mystery surrounds a man found dead in Pacific Beach, and now San Diego Police are reaching out for the public's help identifying this John Doe.

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

Officials say they have apprehended a suspect in the fatal shooting of two deputies and the shooting of one other deputy and a bystander. Placer County Sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin says 34-year-old...

Man Caressed, Licked Women's Feet on Campuses: PD

Man Caressed, Licked Women's Feet on Campuses: PD

Cal State San Marcos is warning its students to be on the lookout for a man accused of making sexual advances to female students, including caressing their feet or putting their toes in his mouth, a crime alert...

La Mesa Man Dies From West Nile Virus

La Mesa Man Dies From West Nile Virus

A 78-year-old La Mesa man has died from West Nile virus, the first death from the illness San Diego County has seen since 2007.

U.S. Probes Non-Combat Death of Marine in Iraq

U.S. Probes Non-Combat Death of Marine in Iraq

A U.S. Marine from Riverside died in Iraq Thursday from a non-combat related incident, the Department of Defense announced. Lance Cpl. Sean P. Neal, 19, died in Baghdad in an incident currently...

New Meningococcal Patient Has Same Strain as SDSU Student

New Meningococcal Patient Has Same Strain as SDSU Student

A second college student in two weeks has been infected by the rare Type B meningococcal bacteria, health officials confirmed Friday.