The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 at 02:58 PM PST

Where Is Water Use Decreasing in California?

Where Is Water Use Decreasing in California?

Use this tool to compare water-use figures across California.

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 at 07:05 PM PST

Scientists Fly Into Storms to Predict Rainfall

Scientists Fly Into Storms to Predict Rainfall

Scientists from the Scripps Institution for Oceanography are getting a rare look inside California storms to predict the future. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe reports.

Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 at 05:13 PM PST

California Meets Water-Use Goal for First Time

California Meets Water-Use Goal for First Time

The state's monthly water-use report card released Tuesday shows that Californians have met the state's 20-percent water-use reduction goal for the first time.

Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 at 06:32 AM PST

June Could Bring Increased Fire Danger: Report

June Could Bring Increased Fire Danger: Report

The Southern California Geographic Coordination Center released its fire outlook report for 2015 on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 at 07:08 AM PST

December Water-Use Report Card Due Tuesday

December Water-Use Report Card Due Tuesday

Previous monthly reports show Californians have had difficulty meeting the goal of reducing water use by 20 percent.

Sunday, Feb 1, 2015 at 06:45 PM PST

Quake on San Andreas Fault Could Threaten Water Supply

Quake on San Andreas Fault Could Threaten Water Supply

When an earthquake hits, there's more to worry about than meets the eye - especially in a drought.

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 03:22 PM PST

Second Snowpack Survey of Season "Dismally Meager"

Second Snowpack Survey of Season "Dismally Meager"

The Sierra snowpack is at well below-normal levels.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 02:42 PM PST

San Diego Reduces Water Use in December, Drought Continues

San Diego Reduces Water Use in December, Drought Continues

Heavy rainstorms in December helped curb the county’s water usage, but the state is still in drought.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST

"Exceptional Drought" Expands in Parts of CA

"Exceptional Drought" Expands in Parts of CA

The percentage of the state in "Exceptional Drought," the most severe of the Monitor's five categories, increased from 33 percent to nearly 40 percent since last week.

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 03:23 PM PST

San Diego, State Reduced Water Use in November

San Diego, State Reduced Water Use in November

San Diego remained relatively low on the state's list of biggest water users last November.

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Forecasters Warn of Thunder, Lightning at Beaches

Forecasters Warn of Thunder, Lightning at Beaches

The possibility of lightning and thunder at San Diego’s beaches on Monday has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a beach hazard statement.

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Nathan Fletcher Files for Divorce

Nathan Fletcher Files for Divorce

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Father, Infant Suffer Life-Threatening Injuries

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Court Strikes Down Ban on Where Sex Offenders Can Reside

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Clinton Portrait Has Nod to Lewinsky's Dress: Artist

Clinton Portrait Has Nod to Lewinsky's Dress: Artist

A Philadelphia artist said his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress, The Associated Press reported Monday.