The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Apr 7, 2015

Calif. Sets Water Use Targets Amid Record Low Savings

Calif. Sets Water Use Targets Amid Record Low Savings

California cities face mandatory targets to slash water use as much as 35 percent while regulators warn voluntary conservation hasn't been enough in the face of a devastating drought. Underlining their...

Apr 7, 2015

Desalination Plant to Be Largest in Western Hemisphere

Desalination Plant to Be Largest in Western Hemisphere

The plant would be the only water supply in San Diego not dependent on rainfall or the snowpack.

Apr 4, 2015

CA's Water Policy For Ag Faces Review Call

CA's Water Policy For Ag Faces Review Call

Some see the rapid depletion of groundwater reserves as reason to reconsider water policy and speed the implementation of groundwater protections.

Apr 3, 2015

Climate Change Could Cost CA Billions, Study Says

Climate Change Could Cost CA Billions, Study Says

While a parched California copes with a long-term drought, water threatens to cost the state billions in a much different way if climate change continues unchecked, according to a new study.

Apr 3, 2015

California Moves to Kill the Lawn, Save the Water

California Moves to Kill the Lawn, Save the Water

What's it going to take to get people to use a lot less water in drought-stricken California, the Technicolor landscape of lush yards, emerald golf courses and aquamarine swimming pools?

Apr 2, 2015

Water-Saving District Must Reduce More Under Mandate

Water-Saving District Must Reduce More Under Mandate

A South Bay water district has one of the lowest water usage rates per capita in the state, but its customers will still have to cut back more under Gov. Brown's new mandate.

Apr 13, 2015

QUIZ: CA's New Water Restrictions

QUIZ: CA's New Water Restrictions

Do you really know what the mandatory restrictions mean for you?

Apr 3, 2015

5 Key Things to Know About California's Drought

5 Key Things to Know About California's Drought

How bad is the drought?

Apr 2, 2015

Past, Present Images Reveal Impact of California's Drought

Past, Present Images Reveal Impact of California's Drought

Dramatic images illustrate the severity of California's drought with past and recent images from around the state, now in its fourth consecutive dry year.

Apr 1, 2015

San Diego to Adjust to "Unprecedented" Water Reductions

San Diego to Adjust to "Unprecedented" Water Reductions

San Diego agencies will likely have to add new restrictions to existing protocols in the county, water officials said.

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Dad Fought Off Burglar Was "Scared for My Daughters"

A Spring Valley resident came face to face with a half-naked burglar in his Spring Valley apartment just after midnight on Friday.

Man Who Abandoned Son at Crash Sentenced

Man Who Abandoned Son at Crash Sentenced

A father who left his 4-year-old son bleeding on the side of a freeway after crashing his truck was sentenced to four years behind bars on Friday.

More San Diegans Ditching Pools Due to Drought

More San Diegans Ditching Pools Due to Drought

Local companies in the business to demolish pools are seeing an uptick in requests, as an increasing number of homeowners are ditching them in the name of conservation.

Marine Veteran Searches for Missing Therapy Dog

Marine Veteran Searches for Missing Therapy Dog

Nearly four months after a local Marine veteran's therapy dog disappeared, he and his wife haven’t given up the search.

Reports of Shake-Up in County Supervisor's Office

Reports of Shake-Up in County Supervisor's Office

Key personnel have left a San Diego County Supervisor's Office while closed door meetings between top county leaders continue, according to documents obtained by NBC 7 Investigates.

Mom Parking Car Runs Over Toddler Son

Mom Parking Car Runs Over Toddler Son

A 3-year-old boy died Thursday after his mother ran over him with her car as she was attempting a parking maneuver in Escondido, police said.