The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 07:43 PM PDT

Drought Linked to Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases: Stanford

Drought Linked to Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases: Stanford

The dry earth, the raging wildfires and the other symptoms of California's drought are "very likely" linked to human-caused climate change because of the abundance of greenhouse gases created by burning...

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 at 02:05 PM PDT

Drought May Take Bite Out of SoCal Strawberries

Drought May Take Bite Out of SoCal Strawberries

Planting season for the spring strawberry crop is just around the corner. But growers in Ventura County face new restrictions on the amount of groundwater available for irrigation, and the possibility of...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 07:15 AM PDT

Drought Spoils Apple-Picking Season

Drought Spoils Apple-Picking Season

California’s ongoing drought is impacting one of San Diego’s most popular fall traditions: apple picking at the many orchards in Julian.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM PDT

Late-Summer Heat "Exacerbated Drought Conditions"

Late-Summer Heat "Exacerbated Drought Conditions"

A few tenths of an inch of rain during the past week in parts of California did little to improve drought conditions as a dry, hot summer drew to a close with record heat, according to the latest

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 08:48 PM PDT

Debate Sparked Over Drought-Global Warming

Debate Sparked Over Drought-Global Warming

Scientists worked with the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach to put together a demonstration aimed at teaching the principles of how extreme weather around the globe finds its roots right here...

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 01:34 PM PDT

Homeowners Opt to Remove Pools Amid Drought

Homeowners Opt to Remove Pools Amid Drought

California's severe drought has prompted several homeowners to remove their backyard pools.

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 at 02:53 PM PDT

Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Residents in drought-stricken California whose wells have gone dry will soon get help from key state agencies under an order Gov. Jerry Brown signed Friday.

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 05:24 AM PDT

Lush Landscaping Requirements Banned Amid Calif. Drought

Lush Landscaping Requirements Banned Amid Calif. Drought

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to prohibit homeowners associations from banning drought-resistant landscaping to save water. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, a San Diego Democrat, said...

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 03:03 PM PDT

Historic CA Groundwater Act Signed Into Law

Historic CA Groundwater Act Signed Into Law

California will no longer be the only western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater.

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 10:26 AM PDT

Carlsbad Desalination Plant Ahead of Schedule

Carlsbad Desalination Plant Ahead of Schedule

The desalination plant could be up and online by the end of 2015.

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