The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

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Historic CA Groundwater Act Signed Into Law

Historic CA Groundwater Act Signed Into Law

California will no longer be the only western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater.

Sep 10, 2014

Rainwater Capture Seen as Benefit of Greening Alleys

Rainwater Capture Seen as Benefit of Greening Alleys

The Los Angeles City Council gave the green light to "greening" alleys to improve neighborhood environments, and not incidentally during this drought, capture rainwater runoff.

Sep 9, 2014

Nudist Colony Running Out of Water

Nudist Colony Running Out of Water

A well-known nudist colony in the Los Gatos area is feeling the effects of California's drought.

Aug 30, 2014

Turf Replacement Rebates Available Across California

Turf Replacement Rebates Available Across California

Here are some of the turf replacement programs available in California

Sep 2, 2014

California Drought Spurs New Look at "Cash for Grass" Programs

California Drought Spurs New Look at "Cash for Grass" Programs

Daniel and Joanne Azarnoff had the quintessential, grassy green lawn outside their house in the San Francisco Bay area -- until this bone-dry summer. With water regulators' help, they ripped up turf and replaced...

Aug 22, 2014

Drought Cancels Snow Day for Dogs

Drought Cancels Snow Day for Dogs

Snow was expected in sunny San Diego this Saturday – specifically 20 tons for dogs to play in – but the California drought has forced a change in plans.

Aug 21, 2014

Socal Drought Ordinance Targets Swimming Pools

Socal Drought Ordinance Targets Swimming Pools

Some Orange County residents may not be able to fill their pools.

Aug 13, 2014

California Lawmakers Pass $7.5B Water Plan

California Lawmakers Pass $7.5B Water Plan

California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $7.5 billion water plan before voters in November, marking the largest water investment in decades for a state struggling with a historic drought,...

Aug 12, 2014

New Map Shows Growing Drought Problem

New Map Shows Growing Drought Problem

A newly released animated map shows the growing severity of California’s drought as compared to our limited water supply.

Aug 8, 2014

El Niño Chances Decrease for Drought-Stricken California

El Niño Chances Decrease for Drought-Stricken California

Just a few months ago, the forecast for a wet winter looked promising. But the summer has revealed a drier future.

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Powerful Storm Pops Up in East County

Powerful Storm Pops Up in East County

A sudden thunderstorm brought powerful winds and intense rain to San Diego's East County Tuesday afternoon.

Snake Hurt in Pedi Cab DUI: SDPD

Snake Hurt in Pedi Cab DUI: SDPD

The bizarre situation was discovered Tuesday by San Diego Police in the Gaslamp.

Tourists Trapped by Hurricane Odile Flown to Tijuana

Tourists Trapped by Hurricane Odile Flown to Tijuana

Tourists stranded in Cabo San Lucas and La Paz by Hurricane Odile are getting some help from the Mexican military, according to Tijuana media reports.

Heat Prompts Another School Minimum Day Wednesday

Heat Prompts Another School Minimum Day Wednesday

Another hot day means another shortened schedule Wednesday for schools short on air conditioning.

"Played Out": Final Moments as Latest Atlantic City Casino Folds

"Played Out": Final Moments as Latest Atlantic City Casino Folds

The final blackjack hand dealt before the Trump Plaza casino closed its doors in Atlantic City Tuesday morning was a 21, for the house. That luck came too late for the casino, which shut for good just before 6...

Person Trapped in Car as Waters Rise

Person Trapped in Car as Waters Rise

Sudden, heavy rains caused waters to quickly rise in the Serra Mesa area, trapping one person inside a vehicle.