The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Mar 26, 2015
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Dismal Snowpack in Sierras

Four years of no significant snowfall has left wide patches of bare ground in the... See Full Gallery

Mar 26, 2015

Californians Say Neighbors Aren't Doing Enough on Drought: Poll

Californians Say Neighbors Aren't Doing Enough on Drought: Poll

The majority of Californians say their neighbors are failing to do enough to respond to the state's severe drought, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Institute. Two-thirds of residents surveyed, 66...

Mar 25, 2015

Lawmakers to Vote on $1B Drought-Relief Plan

Lawmakers to Vote on $1B Drought-Relief Plan

California lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on a plan to speed up more than $1 billion in water spending as the state faces a fourth consecutive dry year.

Mar 24, 2015

Calif. Gov. Brown Unveils New Drought-Relief Package

Calif. Gov. Brown Unveils New Drought-Relief Package

Drought-relief legislation providing about $1 billion in spending will be proposed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders as California enters its fourth consecutive dry year near...

Mar 17, 2015

New Lawn Watering Restrictions to Be Approved

New Lawn Watering Restrictions to Be Approved

Californians won't be able to water their lawns more than twice a week under tougher drought regulations that are expected to be approved Tuesday as the state heads into a fourth particularly dry year.

Mar 16, 2015

So You Think You Know About California's Drought?

So You Think You Know About California's Drought?

Test your knowledge of the drought that's plagued California for more than three years.

Mar 12, 2015

Warm February Takes Toll on Mountain Snowpack

Warm February Takes Toll on Mountain Snowpack

Warm temperatures in February have taken a toll on winter snowpack in the Cascade Mountains and other areas in the West.

Feb 27, 2015

Salmon Season Looks Promising

Salmon Season Looks Promising

State wildlife officials say Northern California fishermen could be treated to an abundant salmon season this fall, despite the lingering drought.

Feb 26, 2015

Most Californians Agree, Water Shortage Is Serious

Most Californians Agree, Water Shortage Is Serious

California voters overwhelmingly see the state's ongoing water shortage as a serious problem, according to a Field Poll released Thursday.

Feb 26, 2015

Most Californians Agree, Water Shortage Is Serious

Most Californians Agree, Water Shortage Is Serious

California voters overwhelmingly see the state's ongoing water shortage as a serious problem, according to a Field Poll released Thursday.

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