The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 12:36 PM PDT

CA Drought Linked to Record West Nile Virus Deaths

CA Drought Linked to Record West Nile Virus Deaths

California saw a record number of deaths from West Nile virus last year, and health officials say the state's drought may have contributed to the spike.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 06:47 AM PDT

Drought Prompts Ugliest Yard Competition in SF

Drought Prompts Ugliest Yard Competition in SF

The search is one for the ugliest yard in San Francisco, a contest put on by the city to encourage residents to conserve water by making their grounds less thirsty.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 04:43 PM PDT

Stricter Water Conservation Measures Announced

Stricter Water Conservation Measures Announced

Residents will "very likely" see brown lawns and parks, the mayor said.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 08:19 AM PDT

WATCH: Avocado Farms Run Dry

WATCH: Avocado Farms Run Dry

California's record-setting drought is putting many avocado farmers out of business. Lili Tan reports.

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 05:30 PM PDT

Palm Springs, California's "Oasis," Grapples With Drought

Palm Springs, California's "Oasis," Grapples With Drought

In Palm Springs, California, the golf-course-dotted "oasis" where people use three times as much water as the average Californian, the state's new water restrictions are clamping down on not only water use, but...

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 05:02 PM PDT

City to Enforce Outdoor Watering Rule

City to Enforce Outdoor Watering Rule

The city will be enforcing a month-old outdoor watering rule.

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 06:56 PM PDT

February Savings Were Worst Yet: Water Board

February Savings Were Worst Yet: Water Board

California's water board said Tuesday that residents saved less water in February than in any other month since it began tracking conservation efforts last summer.

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 07:39 PM PDT

Calif. Sets Water Use Targets Amid Record Low Savings

Calif. Sets Water Use Targets Amid Record Low Savings

California cities face mandatory targets to slash water use as much as 35 percent while regulators warn voluntary conservation hasn't been enough in the face of a devastating drought. Underlining their...

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 11:34 AM PDT

Desalination Plant to Be Largest in Western Hemisphere

Desalination Plant to Be Largest in Western Hemisphere

The plant would be the only water supply in San Diego not dependent on rainfall or the snowpack.

Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 at 02:27 PM PDT

CA's Water Policy For Ag Faces Review Call

CA's Water Policy For Ag Faces Review Call

Some see the rapid depletion of groundwater reserves as reason to reconsider water policy and speed the implementation of groundwater protections.

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Gas Station Murder Suspect Shot by Cops

Gas Station Murder Suspect Shot by Cops

San Diego Police shot and injured a man early Saturday who they say was responsible for a killing a gas station customer earlier this week.

Toddler Killed by Mom's Car ID'd

Toddler Killed by Mom's Car ID'd

A 3-year-old boy who died after his mother accidentally ran over him with her car as she attempted a parking maneuver has been identified by the San Diego County Medical Examiner.

Pedestrian Killed by Car While Crossing Freeway

Pedestrian Killed by Car While Crossing Freeway

A pedestrian attempting to cross northbound State Route 163 was killed after being hit by a car, officials confirmed.

Slain Woman's Family Relieved by Formal Charges

Slain Woman's Family Relieved by Formal Charges

The family of a woman whose dismembered remains were found dumped in a swamp in Panama felt a sense of relief Friday after the man suspected in the murder was formally charged.

Missing 23-Year-Old Ind. Mother Found Stabbed to Death

Missing 23-Year-Old Ind. Mother Found Stabbed to Death

A 23-year-old mother who went missing with her newborn daughter in early April has been found stabbed to death in a home in Gary, Indiana, police said. The body of Samantha Fleming, of Anderson, Indiana,...

"Scared for My Daughters": Dad Fights Off Burglar

"Scared for My Daughters": Dad Fights Off Burglar

A Spring Valley resident came face to face with a half-naked burglar in his Spring Valley apartment just after midnight on Friday.