The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 09:10 AM PDT

California Drought Worries Pool Industry

California Drought Worries Pool Industry

California swimming pool companies just regaining their financial footing after the recession are now facing a new challenge: a devastating drought that has put the state's ubiquitous backyard pools under...

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 06:58 AM PDT

Vizsafe Used for "Drought Shaming"

Vizsafe Used for "Drought Shaming"

The smart phone app originally created to increase neighborhood safety is now being used to tattletale on people wasting water. NBC 7's Vanessa Herrera reports.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 04:04 PM PDT
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By Becky Stickney

Rare Trees Killed in Drought to Be Reused

Employees of San Diego Botanic Garden worked with Bishop's Tree Service to remove... See Full Gallery

Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 at 11:16 AM PDT

Drought Blamed for Dead Fish Found at Los Gatos Lake

Drought Blamed for Dead Fish Found at Los Gatos Lake

Piles of dead fish found in the Vasona Lake Park neighborhood in Los Gatos are the latest victims of California's severe drought.

Friday, Oct 3, 2014 at 06:34 PM PDT

Calif. Drought From Space: NASA Images Show Historic Drought's Effects

Calif. Drought From Space: NASA Images Show Historic Drought's Effects

NASA images released this week show the severity of drought-stricken California's declining water storage over the past decade. The images from the space agency's Gravity Recovery and Climate...

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 07:58 AM PDT

Mandatory Cuts on Water Use Proposed

Mandatory Cuts on Water Use Proposed

San Diego's voluntary water restrictions could soon become mandatory as temperatures again start to climb toward the triple digits.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 07:43 PM PDT

Drought Linked to Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases: Stanford

Drought Linked to Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases: Stanford

The dry earth, the raging wildfires and the other symptoms of California's drought are "very likely" linked to human-caused climate change because of the abundance of greenhouse gases created by burning...

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 at 02:05 PM PDT

Drought May Take Bite Out of SoCal Strawberries

Drought May Take Bite Out of SoCal Strawberries

Planting season for the spring strawberry crop is just around the corner. But growers in Ventura County face new restrictions on the amount of groundwater available for irrigation, and the possibility of...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 07:15 AM PDT

Drought Spoils Apple-Picking Season

Drought Spoils Apple-Picking Season

California’s ongoing drought is impacting one of San Diego’s most popular fall traditions: apple picking at the many orchards in Julian.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM PDT

Late-Summer Heat "Exacerbated Drought Conditions"

Late-Summer Heat "Exacerbated Drought Conditions"

A few tenths of an inch of rain during the past week in parts of California did little to improve drought conditions as a dry, hot summer drew to a close with record heat, according to the latest

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2 Shot as World Series Celebrations Take Over SF

2 Shot as World Series Celebrations Take Over SF

Two people were shot and one person stabbed in San Francisco amid raucous celebrations following the Giants’ World Series victory, police said. The rowdiness included people setting bonfires in the streets...

Man Struck by Dump Truck on I-8 Off Ramp

Man Struck by Dump Truck on I-8 Off Ramp

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 8 offramp onto Rosecrans Drive in the Midway District of San Diego.

3 Locals Being Monitored for Ebola Exposure

3 Locals Being Monitored for Ebola Exposure

County health officials described those individuals as showing no symptoms.

16-Month-Old Girl Hit, Killed by Truck in Vista

16-Month-Old Girl Hit, Killed by Truck in Vista

A 16-month-old girl died Wednesday evening after she was hit by a truck in Vista.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

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Donna Frye: More Victims in Carl DeMaio Scandal

Donna Frye: More Victims in Carl DeMaio Scandal

A familiar face in the San Diego political scene stepped into the fray of the 52nd District Race.