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Has the December Rain Impacted Our Lakes?

Has the December Rain Impacted Our Lakes?

Some parts of San Diego County have seen four times as much rain than normal for this month. Has it made any impact on the county’s drought stricken lakes?

Dec 8, 2014

Feds: Don't Blame California Drought on Warming

Feds: Don't Blame California Drought on Warming

Don't blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought, a new federal report says.

Dec 3, 2014

CA Loses Ground in Drought Water-Saving

CA Loses Ground in Drought Water-Saving

Californians managed to reduce their daily water use by only 6.7 percent in October compared to the same period last year, far short of Gov. Jerry Brown's goal.

Dec 3, 2014

Turn Off Your Sprinklers, San Diego

Turn Off Your Sprinklers, San Diego

Residents are advised to turn off their irrigation systems as rain falls throughout the county to let Mother Nature do the work.

Nov 20, 2014

"Abysmal Start" to Water Year in California

"Abysmal Start" to Water Year in California

California's water year is off to a poor start with only light to moderate precipitation.

Nov 18, 2014

San Diego Approves $3.5B Recycled Water Project

San Diego Approves $3.5B Recycled Water Project

With drought relief in California a long way off, San Diegans are now getting a giant step closer to a more reliable, long-term water supply.

Nov 14, 2014

Water Use Rose 6 Percent in October

Water Use Rose 6 Percent in October

As California continues to experience a stifling drought, water use in San Diego County rose 6 percent in October compared to a year ago.

Nov 14, 2014

CA Officials Say State Can Afford Twin Tunnel Project

CA Officials Say State Can Afford Twin Tunnel Project

The contentious 35-mile-long tunnels are part of a plan designed to make it easier to pump water from the Sacramento River to Central Valley farms and Southern California cities.

Nov 12, 2014

LA Rolls Out the Rain Barrels

LA Rolls Out the Rain Barrels

The free barrels distributed to residents registered for the pilot program will collect rainwater, which has been scarce during one of California's most severe droughts on record.

Nov 6, 2014

Minor Drought Improvement After Season's First Rainfall

Minor Drought Improvement After Season's First Rainfall

A brief break in California's dry spell did little to improve drought conditions.

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Has the December Rain Impacted Our Lakes?

Has the December Rain Impacted Our Lakes?

Some parts of San Diego County have seen four times as much rain than normal for this month. Has it made any impact on the county’s drought stricken lakes?

Driver Leads Police on Pursuit Across Los Angeles

Driver Leads Police on Pursuit Across Los Angeles

A driver was leading police on a pursuit across Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

New Restaurants Open at Lindbergh Field

New Restaurants Open at Lindbergh Field

Two new restaurants will open in Terminal 1 today.

Cold Case Suspect’s Wife Files Claim Against SDPD

Cold Case Suspect’s Wife Files Claim Against SDPD

The wife of a former San Diego Police Department criminalist accused in a 1984 cold case has filed a wrongful death claim against the city of San Diego, accusing the SDPD of a "misleading” and “defamatory”...

High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash

High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash

A man and a woman were taken into custody after leading officers on a chase through San Diego that reached speeds of 100 mph.

SDPD Sued Over Cell Phone Tracking Technology

SDPD Sued Over Cell Phone Tracking Technology

NBC 7 first reported evidence that local law enforcement use the technology in April.