The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Oct 13, 2014

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.

Oct 8, 2014

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.

Oct 7, 2014

Mayor Proposes Mandatory Water Limits

Mayor Proposes Mandatory Water Limits

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

Oct 3, 2014

Calif. Drought From Space: NASA Images Show Historic Drought's Effects

Calif. Drought From Space: NASA Images Show Historic Drought's Effects

NASA images released this week show the severity of drought-stricken California's declining water storage over the past decade. The images from the space agency's Gravity Recovery and Climate...

Sep 30, 2014

Mandatory Cuts on Water Use Proposed

Mandatory Cuts on Water Use Proposed

San Diego's voluntary water restrictions could soon become mandatory as temperatures again start to climb toward the triple digits.

Sep 27, 2014

Drought May Take Bite Out of SoCal Strawberries

Drought May Take Bite Out of SoCal Strawberries

Planting season for the spring strawberry crop is just around the corner. But growers in Ventura County face new restrictions on the amount of groundwater available for irrigation, and the possibility of...

Sep 26, 2014

Drought Spoils Apple-Picking Season

Drought Spoils Apple-Picking Season

California’s ongoing drought is impacting one of San Diego’s most popular fall traditions: apple picking at the many orchards in Julian.

Sep 20, 2014

Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Residents in drought-stricken California whose wells have gone dry will soon get help from key state agencies under an order Gov. Jerry Brown signed Friday.

Sep 16, 2014

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.

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No Charges in DeMaio Sexual Harassment Allegations

No Charges in DeMaio Sexual Harassment Allegations

There will be no charges filed in the allegations of sexual harassment involving a San Diego congressional candidate, officials announced Monday.

FBI Investigating DeMaio Accusations

FBI Investigating DeMaio Accusations

Anonymous emails, sent to the former staffer who accused Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio of sexual harassment, are the subject of FBI agent interviews with potential witnesses, sources...

SDSU Student With Meningitis Off Life Support

SDSU Student With Meningitis Off Life Support

A San Diego State University student who contracted meningococcal meningitis has been taken off life support, university officials said Monday.

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Bay Ho

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Bay Ho

A man with severe blunt force trauma was found dead Sunday in the backyard of a Bay Ho home.

Ex-SDSU Student's Death Remains Mystery

Ex-SDSU Student's Death Remains Mystery

The cause of death remains a mystery in the case of a 27-year-old former San Diego State University student.

Court: Don't Tell Him You're Pregnant on Facebook

Court: Don't Tell Him You're Pregnant on Facebook

An Oklahoma court ruled that Facebook alone isn't enough to notify a father that his biological child is being placed up for adoption.