The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

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.

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 01:48 PM PDT

Recent Rains Bring Little Relief to California

Recent Rains Bring Little Relief to California

Rainfall in parts of the Southland last weekend provided a brief respite from California's dry spell.

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 03:01 PM PDT

Drought Closes Campground

Drought Closes Campground

California's drought is forcing state officials to close a campground to overnight use for the first time this year.

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 at 04:28 PM PDT

Drought May Run Breweries Dry

Drought May Run Breweries Dry

How California's severe drought can affect the taste, production and price of beer.

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VA Secretary Visits San Diego

VA Secretary Visits San Diego

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, paid a visit to San Diego on Monday and said his goal is to get the VA on track as quickly as possible.