The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 02:22 PM PDT

Pacific "Blob" Inching Closer to CA: NOAA

Pacific "Blob" Inching Closer to CA: NOAA

Scientists have been watching it since 2013: an unnaturally warm patch of the Pacific Ocean, a thousand feet long and a thousand feet wide, and growing. They call it “the blob." NOAA data show the so-called blob...

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 02:21 PM PDT

Feds Pledge Another $110M in Drought Aid

Feds Pledge Another $110M in Drought Aid

Federal agencies have pledged another $110 million in drought aid after President Barack Obama talked to the leaders of seven western states.

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 02:29 PM PDT

Record Cuts for Calif. Farmers With Senior Water Rights

Record Cuts for Calif. Farmers With Senior Water Rights

Drought-stricken California has ordered the largest cuts on record for farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights, which date to more than a century ago. State water officials announced...

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT

Drought-Conscious Couple Uses 37 Gallons of Water A Day

Drought-Conscious Couple Uses 37 Gallons of Water A Day

A couple in Hayward is living on less than 40 gallons a day. So how do they do it? NBC Bay Area's Marianne Favro reports.

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 at 10:13 AM PDT

Wasting Water? Drought Shamers Are Watching

Wasting Water? Drought Shamers Are Watching

Ready to water that beautiful lush lawn of yours? You could wind up the star of the latest drought-shaming video posted on YouTube or Twitter.

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 at 06:23 AM PDT

Racy Ads Promote Water Saving With A Wink in San Francisco

Racy Ads Promote Water Saving With A Wink in San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Area water officials are rolling out a new line of racy public awareness ads coaxing an already water-thrifty metropolis to give it up just a bit more.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 at 01:01 PM PDT

$320M in Drought Funds Sits Unspent

$320M in Drought Funds Sits Unspent

Money for drought-stricken California communities sits unspent in government bank accounts

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 at 12:40 PM PDT

2 Local Agencies Fail to Conserve in April: Report

2 Local Agencies Fail to Conserve in April: Report

The City of Escondido had the lowest percentage of water saved reported in the state by a district with customers of 40,000 or more.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 at 04:42 PM PDT

Pool Industry Touts Water Savings in California Drought

Pool Industry Touts Water Savings in California Drought

As residents struggle to cut waste at the tap, the California Pool and Spa Association is lobbying water districts to quash proposed bans on filling pools and spas. The industry cites an in-house study...

Monday, Jun 1, 2015 at 08:42 PM PDT

New Lawn Watering Schedule Now in Effect

New Lawn Watering Schedule Now in Effect

City of San Diego residents can now water their lawns only two days a week.

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Fire Forces Evacuation of La Mesa Apartment Complex

Fire Forces Evacuation of La Mesa Apartment Complex

An apartment complex in La Mesa is being evacuated after a 2-alarm fire was reported.

2 Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivors Reunite 74 Years Later

2 Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivors Reunite 74 Years Later

Two of Pearl Harbor's oldest known survivors, veterans Ray Chavez, 103, and Jim Downing, 102, share an unbreakable bond.

$1M Settlement Reached in Excessive Force Case: Atty.

$1M Settlement Reached in Excessive Force Case: Atty.

A $1 million settlement has been reached in a case involving a San Diego County Sheriff’s Department deputy who used excessive force on a man with Down Syndrome, a law firm announced Friday.

SoCal Man Mowing Lawn Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

SoCal Man Mowing Lawn Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

A man mowing his lawn in Chula Vista Thursday night was hit by a driver who may have been intoxicated, police said.

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

A set of fireworks malfunctioned at a Colorado fireworks show Friday night, sending fireworks into a crowd of people and injuring nine spectators, fire officials said.

SDPD Cop Kills Man Armed With Knife

SDPD Cop Kills Man Armed With Knife

A San Diego Police Department (SDPD) officer shot and killed a man armed with a knife in the Black Mountain Ranch community after the man allegedly charged at him Thursday night.