The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 10:45 AM PDT

San Jose Firefighters Working to Stop Illegal Fireworks

San Jose Firefighters Working to Stop Illegal Fireworks

The San Jose Fire Department will have extra crews on patrol searching for illegal fireworks during the Fourth of July weekend.

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 10:34 AM PDT

Drought Threatens Turtles in San Jose

Drought Threatens Turtles in San Jose

The drought is threatening the lives of some reptiles in the South Bay, so an unusual distress call is being issued at the San Jose waterway where people have illegally dumped their pets for decades: Save...

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 04:12 PM PDT

Drought Helping in Sudden Oak Death Fight

Drought Helping in Sudden Oak Death Fight

California's drought appears to be reducing the spread of a disease that threatens to wipe out huge swaths of oak trees in the state, a newspaper reported.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 12:01 PM PDT

Water Bond Measure Fails in Initial Senate Vote

Water Bond Measure Fails in Initial Senate Vote

Senate Democrats on Monday failed in an initial attempt to secure Republican support for overhauling the $11.1 billion water bond on the November ballot.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 10:39 AM PDT

Fountains Turned Off at Getty Amid Drought

Fountains Turned Off at Getty Amid Drought

Some of the water features at the Getty Center in Los Angeles have been intentionally dried up as part of an attempt to conserve water amid one of the worst droughts in state history.

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 10:41 AM PDT

Food Prices Rise During Severe Drought

Food Prices Rise During Severe Drought

Food prices are rising as California is seeing its driest year on record and farmers are having to rely more on costly irrigation to grow their crops.

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 12:20 PM PDT

Two Hatcheries' Entire Fish Stock to be Evacuated

Two Hatcheries' Entire Fish Stock to be Evacuated

Trout from the American River Hatchery, as well as salmon and steelhead from the Nimbus Hatchery, are expected to be moved out to lakes around the state by the end of this week.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 03:01 PM PDT

Desert Town Faces "Dire Consequences"

Desert Town Faces "Dire Consequences"

Borrego Springs is draining down its aquifer at an alarming pace, water officials say, and the Borrego Water Coalition is now taking the issue to the public.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

Enviromentalists Offer Plan to Stretch Water

Enviromentalists Offer Plan to Stretch Water

With California in its third year of drought, there is growing pressure to secure future water resources Some have proposed raising the height of dams to save more snow

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 at 07:39 AM PDT

Possibility for El Nino?

Possibility for El Nino?

NBC 7's Jodi Kodesh explains how the possibility for a moderate El Nino is appearing in the weather models.

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