The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 03:54 PM PDT

Lake Mead Could Run Dangerously Low by 2017

Lake Mead Could Run Dangerously Low by 2017

Lake Mead's water levels will fall so low by January 2017 that utilities will be forced to cut supply to Arizona and Nevada, according to a report from federal water managers, The Associated Press reported.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 11:40 AM PDT

San Diego Reports 3% Drop in Water Use

San Diego Reports 3% Drop in Water Use

The City of San Diego reports customers reduced water use by three percent last month, well below the 16 percent the district is expected to conserve under the new drought mandate.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 08:59 AM PDT

89% Think Water Shortage Is Serious: Field Poll

89% Think Water Shortage Is Serious: Field Poll

The drought definitely has our attention. A new NBC Bay Area Field Poll shows 89 percent of Californians say the water shortage is "serious."

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 08:16 AM PDT

State Faces New Water Cuts for Farmers

State Faces New Water Cuts for Farmers

Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 08:17 AM PDT

Rain Tanks Gaining Mass Appeal in Drought

Rain Tanks Gaining Mass Appeal in Drought

Rain tanks are gaining mass appeal, according to one designer.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 08:41 PM PDT
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By Nancy Oy

Drought: How Thirsty Are California Crops?

Major crops grown in California can soak up an incredible amount of water each... See Full Gallery

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Body of 54-Year-Old Woman Found at Santee Motel

Body of 54-Year-Old Woman Found at Santee Motel

Patrol deputies requested homicide detectives.

Couple Survived on Rainwater, Ate Pies While Stranded: PD

Couple Survived on Rainwater, Ate Pies While Stranded: PD

A man and woman found near a white car in Warner Springs have been identified as a Fullerton couple reported missing two weeks ago.

Hundreds Gathered Across San Diego to Honor Fallen

Hundreds Gathered Across San Diego to Honor Fallen

Hundreds gathered across San Diego County Monday to honor members of the armed service that made the ultimate sacrifice.

Man Describes Moments He Found Missing Couple

Man Describes Moments He Found Missing Couple

“I’m very glad we got there when we did,” he said.

Reported Grenade Deemed Not Dangerous

Reported Grenade Deemed Not Dangerous

Police arrived on scene and called the bomb squad.

Fire Breaks Out at House in Vista, Spreads

Fire Breaks Out at House in Vista, Spreads

They asked San Diego Sheriff's deputies for traffic control.