The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:12 AM PDT

Schools Drain Leaky Swimming Pools

Schools Drain Leaky Swimming Pools

A Southern California school district faces tough choices as officials grapple with fixes for two swimming pools that are leaking thousands of gallons of water per day.

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:57 AM PDT

More San Diegans Ditching Pools Due to Drought

More San Diegans Ditching Pools Due to Drought

Local companies in the business to demolish pools are seeing an uptick in requests, as an increasing number of homeowners are ditching them in the name of conservation.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 10:02 AM PDT

Keeping Lawns Green While Cutting Water

Keeping Lawns Green While Cutting Water

Save your lawn and water? A local landscaper says it’s possible.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 05:26 PM PDT

There'll Be Less Water to Buy for Local Agencies

There'll Be Less Water to Buy for Local Agencies

The San Diego County Water Authority, a wholesale supplier of water to 24 local water agencies, gets the majority of its water from the MWD.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 07:37 PM PDT

"Serious Situation": Water Board Approves Cutbacks

"Serious Situation": Water Board Approves Cutbacks

The Metropolitan Water District, which supplies drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California, voted Tuesday on cutbacks that would slash supplies to its member cities and agencies by...

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 06:48 AM PDT

Farmers React to Mandatory Water Cuts

Farmers React to Mandatory Water Cuts

With mandatory water cuts looming, some people are fighting back. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe reports from Valley Center, where one group says they are being treated unfairly.

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 06:44 PM PDT

Drought Prompts Farmers to Change Crops

Drought Prompts Farmers to Change Crops

California's deepening drought is increasingly taking a toll on farmers.

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 08:07 PM PDT

Water Rationing on the Table for SoCal

Water Rationing on the Table for SoCal

A committee of the Metropolitan Water District, the water wholesaler for Southern California, approved a proposal Monday to ration water to its member agencies in the face of the state's continuing drought.

Sunday, Apr 12, 2015 at 09:43 AM PDT

Report: Nestle Water Piping Permit Expired in '88

Report: Nestle Water Piping Permit Expired in '88

The U.S. Forest Service says it will look into an expired permit that supplies Nestle with water out of a national forest for its bottled water business.

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 06:45 AM PDT

CA Names, Shames Water Wasters

CA Names, Shames Water Wasters

California is done with gentle nudges and polite reminders to deal with its devastating drought.

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Good Deed Turns Tragic in Panhandler Crash

Good Deed Turns Tragic in Panhandler Crash

A driver who had stopped to offer money to a panhandler accidentally ran her over on Friday morning in Escondido.

One Paseo Heading Back to City Council

One Paseo Heading Back to City Council

Petitioners learned Friday they gathered enough signatures to send the One Paseo Project proposal back to the San Diego City Council.

Man Arrested in 2 Road Rage Crashes

Man Arrested in 2 Road Rage Crashes

A San Diego driver intentionally rammed his truck into cars in two road rage incidents, California Highway Patrol investigators say.

Victims of Ex-Cop To Be Paid $1.3M

Victims of Ex-Cop To Be Paid $1.3M

Two victims of an ex-San Diego Police Department officer convicted of misconduct on the job – including assault, battery and illegally detaining several women – will be paid more than $1.3 million dollars.

Police: Gray Should've Received Medical Care Before Ride

Police: Gray Should've Received Medical Care Before Ride

Baltimore police say Freddie Gray should have received medical care before he was put in a police van. Authorities made the announcement Friday at a news conference. Police also said that Gray should have...

Deputies Search for Robbers, 1 Armed, in Vista

Deputies Search for Robbers, 1 Armed, in Vista

A Vista high school has been placed in lockdown as sheriff’s deputies search for two robbers, one of them armed.