The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:43 AM PDT

Drought Cancels Snow Day for Dogs

Drought Cancels Snow Day for Dogs

Snow was expected in sunny San Diego this Saturday – specifically 20 tons for dogs to play in – but the California drought has forced a change in plans.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 01:21 PM PDT

Record Drought Saps Honeybee Production

Record Drought Saps Honeybee Production

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 08:27 AM PDT

Socal Drought Ordinance Targets Swimming Pools

Socal Drought Ordinance Targets Swimming Pools

Some Orange County residents may not be able to fill their pools.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT

Cemeteries Work to Cope with Drought

Cemeteries Work to Cope with Drought

Cemeteries with thirsty lawns are figuring out new ways to conserve water amid California's drought.

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014 at 09:59 AM PDT

California Water Bond Won't Be a Drought-Buster

California Water Bond Won't Be a Drought-Buster

Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are expected to use the backdrop of California's most severe drought in nearly four decades to sell voters on the $7.5 billion water plan they put on the ballot this week.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 09:36 PM PDT

California Lawmakers Pass $7.5B Water Plan

California Lawmakers Pass $7.5B Water Plan

California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $7.5 billion water plan before voters in November, marking the largest water investment in decades for a state struggling with a historic drought,...

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 02:50 PM PDT

New Map Shows Growing Drought Problem

New Map Shows Growing Drought Problem

A newly released animated map shows the growing severity of California’s drought as compared to our limited water supply.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 11:34 PM PDT

Drought Lessons: Water Wasters Attend Water School

Drought Lessons: Water Wasters Attend Water School

Some overindulged their zucchini patch. Others didn't bother with that dripping kitchen sink. But now every Monday night in this drought-stricken beach town, dozens of residents who violated their strict rations...

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 03:03 PM PDT

California's $11 Billion Water Bond

California's $11 Billion Water Bond

The drought crisis in California has been well-documented, with few viable solutions ready to go for the state’s water-intensive agriculture business and thirsty residents.

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at 07:26 AM PDT

El Niño Chances Decrease for Drought-Stricken California

El Niño Chances Decrease for Drought-Stricken California

Just a few months ago, the forecast for a wet winter looked promising. But the summer has revealed a drier future.

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Bank Bandit Leads Police on Pursuit

Bank Bandit Leads Police on Pursuit

After robbing a bank, a bandit led San Diego police on a pursuit Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Loved Ones Mourn Good Samaritan Killed in SR-67 Crash

Loved Ones Mourn Good Samaritan Killed in SR-67 Crash

A young man killed trying to help the victims of a crash on a San Diego freeway will forever be remembered by his loved ones as an optimistic person who loved to help others.

1 Killed in Small Plane Crash in Desert

1 Killed in Small Plane Crash in Desert

A man was killed Saturday morning after a small airplane crashed in a remote area of the Anza Borrego State Park east of San Diego County, officials confirmed.

A Tribute for Murder Victims

A Tribute for Murder Victims

Victims of murder may be gone but they’re never, ever forgotten. That was the sentiment Saturday morning at a special remembrance ceremony held for victims of violent deaths.

White House Intruder With Knife Is Iraq War Vet

White House Intruder With Knife Is Iraq War Vet

The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said

Sailor Who Saved Marine Under Fire Awarded Silver Star

Sailor Who Saved Marine Under Fire Awarded Silver Star

A Navy hospital corpsman who faced heavy fire to save an injured Marine was presented with the military’s third highest decoration for valor, the Silver Star, at Camp Pendleton Friday.