The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Sep 26, 2014

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.

Sep 20, 2014

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.

Sep 16, 2014

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.

Sep 10, 2014

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.

Sep 9, 2014

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.

Oct 8, 2014

Turf Replacement Rebates Available Across California

Turf Replacement Rebates Available Across California

Here are some of the turf replacement programs available in California

Sep 2, 2014

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...

Aug 22, 2014

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.

Aug 21, 2014

Socal Drought Ordinance Targets Swimming Pools

Socal Drought Ordinance Targets Swimming Pools

Some Orange County residents may not be able to fill their pools.

Aug 13, 2014

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,...

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