The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 01:41 PM PDT

California Water Use Drops in July

California Water Use Drops in July

California water agencies reported a 7.5 percent drop in monthly water use in July in a survey released Tuesday, falling far short of Gov. Jerry Brown's call for a 20 percent reduction in water use when...

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 06:08 PM PDT

Rainwater Capture Seen as Benefit of Greening Alleys

Rainwater Capture Seen as Benefit of Greening Alleys

The Los Angeles City Council gave the green light to "greening" alleys to improve neighborhood environments, and not incidentally during this drought, capture rainwater runoff.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 06:31 AM PDT

Nudist Colony Running Out of Water

Nudist Colony Running Out of Water

A well-known nudist colony in the Los Gatos area is feeling the effects of California's drought.

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 06:45 AM PDT

No Rain? Less Food for Local Needy

No Rain? Less Food for Local Needy

California’s extreme drought is impacting agriculture statewide and the San Diego Food Bank is feeling the ripple effect, with less fresh, healthy produce available to feed hungry families.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 at 10:03 AM PDT

Golf Course Could Close Due to Drought

Golf Course Could Close Due to Drought

California’s drought is continuing to put the squeeze on many South Bay businesses. One public golf course in San Jose is in danger of shutting down.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 06:09 PM PDT

Turf Replacement Rebates Available Across California

Turf Replacement Rebates Available Across California

Here are some of the turf replacement programs available in California

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 04:17 PM PDT

California Drought Spurs New Look at "Cash for Grass" Programs

California Drought Spurs New Look at "Cash for Grass" Programs

Daniel and Joanne Azarnoff had the quintessential, grassy green lawn outside their house in the San Francisco Bay area -- until this bone-dry summer. With water regulators' help, they ripped up turf and replaced...

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.

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