The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

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

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:26 PM PDT

Almond Farmer on Drought: "We Are Not the Villain"

Almond Farmer on Drought: "We Are Not the Villain"

As the California drought crisis deepens, some people are placing blame on almond farmers because it takes up to a gallon of water to produce a single nut, NBC News reported.

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Pilot Ejects When Plane Runs Into Bay

Pilot Ejects When Plane Runs Into Bay

A plane has run off the runway at North Island into the San Diego Bay, Navy officials confirmed Friday.

Man, 80, Killed in Mission Bay Crash

Man, 80, Killed in Mission Bay Crash

An 80-year-old man was killed Friday after he drove his car approximately 40 feet off the roadway into an embankment the Mission Bay area and plowed into several palm trees, officials confirmed.

New Rules: 2 Days to Water Lawns

New Rules: 2 Days to Water Lawns

Several cities in San Diego County announced new restrictions on lawn watering Thursday in response to the statewide drought.

More Salmonella Cases Reported in San Diego

More Salmonella Cases Reported in San Diego

Two more cases of salmonella have been reported in San Diego County, increasing the total number to nine cases.

Suspect in D.C. Mansion Slayings Had Help: Authorities

Suspect in D.C. Mansion Slayings Had Help: Authorities

Three members of a D.C. family — and their housekeeper — were held overnight by more than one person before they were slain in their home last week, according to new court documents filed Friday afternoon.

Leave the Knives at Home: TSA

Leave the Knives at Home: TSA

The Transportation Security Administration wants you to leave knives and other banned items home.