The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

May 22, 2015

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.

May 22, 2015

County Water Authority Rate Hike Proposed

County Water Authority Rate Hike Proposed

The San Diego County Water Authority said Thursday it's proposing an increase in 2016 rates to member agencies.

May 22, 2015

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...

May 21, 2015

Drought Monitor: Rain Does Little for Long-Term Drought

Drought Monitor: Rain Does Little for Long-Term Drought

A storm dumped an inch of rain on drought-parched Southern California last week -- an unusual amount for May -- but it did little to end the state's extreme drought.

May 19, 2015

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.

May 19, 2015

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."

May 8, 2015

City Officials Writing Up Water Wasters

City Officials Writing Up Water Wasters

As San Diego strives to conserve water, city officials have started patrolling the streets, writing up water wasters.

May 10, 2015
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By Asher Klein

10 Crazy (Brilliant) Ideas to End the CA Drought

These are the most out-of-left-field ideas and recommendations out of the nearly... See Full Gallery

May 8, 2015

Which Crops Use Most Water?

Which Crops Use Most Water?

California continues to wrestle with water savings as the state enters its fourth year in drought-mode, and one statistic that often pops up is how much water agriculture consumes.

May 13, 2015
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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

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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.

Ex-Housing Manager Investigated at Taxpayer-Funded Facility: SDPD

Ex-Housing Manager Investigated at Taxpayer-Funded Facility: SDPD

The former manager of a taxpayer funded affordable housing complex in San Diego is the subject of an embezzlement investigation, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Staffer Logged 2K Miles on Personal Car Driving Supe

Staffer Logged 2K Miles on Personal Car Driving Supe

Mileage reports from embattled San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts’ office show a staffer tasked with driving Roberts to events logged 2,096 miles on his personal vehicle between July 2014 and April 2015.

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.

Supervisor Roberts Hires Outside PR Firm With County Funds

Supervisor Roberts Hires Outside PR Firm With County Funds

San Diego County residents are paying for an outside public relations consultant to write press releases, assist with communications and identify press opportunities for San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts...

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.