The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM PST

Republicans Push For California Drought Relief Bill

Republicans Push For California Drought Relief Bill

House Republicans are using the final days of the current Congress to push through another drought relief bill for California's farm belt and other water users to the south.

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 04:20 PM PST

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.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 01:29 PM PST

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.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 08:05 AM PST

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.

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 07:33 PM PST

Calif. Drought Takes Toll on Christmas Trees

Calif. Drought Takes Toll on Christmas Trees

The day after Thanksgiving generally means the hunt is on for the best Christmas tree. But California's severe drought has some tree farms warning customers that they may not see the quality they have in...

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:06 AM PST

"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.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 06:13 PM PST

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.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST

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.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 09:03 AM PST

California Drought Drives Wildlife Into Backyards

California Drought Drives Wildlife Into Backyards

The chapped landscapes of California are forcing wildlife into backyards as animals expand their hunt for water to drink. As reports of sightings rise in the parched state's fourth consecutive dry year...

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 01:47 PM PST

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.

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Military Identifies Marines Killed in Crash

Military Identifies Marines Killed in Crash

Military officials identify the two Marines killed in a training exercise late Friday.

Box Cutter Found at Bonita Cove Park

Box Cutter Found at Bonita Cove Park

San Diego Police say a box cutter was discovered in Bonita Cove Park, Sunday morning.

High Surf and Wind Knock Man Off Sunset Cliffs

High Surf and Wind Knock Man Off Sunset Cliffs

High surf tides and strong winds prompted the rescue of a man who got too close to the edge at Sunset Cliffs Saturday afternoon.

DA Opposes Release of McStay Case Warrants

DA Opposes Release of McStay Case Warrants

Prosecutors argue that release of the documents could harm what that he characterizes as a continuing investigation and an “open murder case.”

High Winds Spark Fire Concerns

High Winds Spark Fire Concerns

Wind gusts were in full force Saturday throughout San Diego County, and while they may not be as strong on Sunday, fire officials say we're not out of the woods yet. NBC 7's Diana Guevara has the latest on fire...

Do Not Feed Coyotes: SD Animal Control

Do Not Feed Coyotes: SD Animal Control

Coyote traps are set up in Kensington after a woman was bitten this week. Now San Diego Animal Control warns, "do not feed coyotes." NBC 7's Liberty Zabala tells us what you can do to prevent coyote attacks.