The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Aug 6, 2014

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.

Aug 2, 2014

Drought May Run Breweries Dry

Drought May Run Breweries Dry

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

Jul 29, 2014

Pasadena Declares Water Emergency

Pasadena Declares Water Emergency

The Pasadena City Council on Monday night declared a local water emergency.

Jul 28, 2014

Calif. Not Sure if It's Meeting 20 Percent Water Reduction Goal

Calif. Not Sure if It's Meeting 20 Percent Water Reduction Goal

Six months after California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a water emergency, few state agencies know whether conservation efforts are meeting Brown's request that everyone in the state, from residents to businesses...

Jul 26, 2014

Colorado River Basin Rapidly Drying: Study

Colorado River Basin Rapidly Drying: Study

A “shocking” 75 percent of the water relied on by California and other western states over the last decade has come from underground reserves of the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin, according to a...

Jul 25, 2014

Californians Most Worried About the Drought: Survey

Californians Most Worried About the Drought: Survey

Water worries have surpassed concerns over air pollution for the first time in the poll conducted by the the Public Policy Institute of California.

Jul 26, 2014

App Allows Users to Report Local Water Waste

App Allows Users to Report Local Water Waste

For concerned California residents wondering how to report water-wasting in their neighborhoods during the state's historic drought, there's an app for that.

Jul 21, 2014

Free Water Survey Offers Ways to Lower Bill

Free Water Survey Offers Ways to Lower Bill

Rancho Bernardo resident Fred Montazeri lives on a golf course and is required by his homeowners association to keep his back yard lush and green. But that’s easier said than done with state and local...

Jul 22, 2014

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board is looking to spend half a million dollars on hiring water police to help new conservation regulations approved by the state.

Jul 17, 2014

Escondido Couple Saving Water, Saving Money

Escondido Couple Saving Water, Saving Money

On Tuesday, a state water board approved sweeping restrictions on water usage for Californians, including a $500 fine for water wasters. In Escondido, one couple is already shrinking their water...

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Hurricane Odile May Bring Showers to San Diego

Hurricane Odile May Bring Showers to San Diego

San Diego could see rain showers and thunderstorms from the Category 2 hurricane.

Broken Bed Alarm Blamed for Walkaway Patient Death

Broken Bed Alarm Blamed for Walkaway Patient Death

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East County Man Sentenced for Homemade Cannon Death

East County Man Sentenced for Homemade Cannon Death

An East County man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for building a homemade explosive device that killed his longtime girlfriend.

$51K Reward Offered in 5-Year Cold Case

$51K Reward Offered in 5-Year Cold Case

Brandon Robinson’s death remains a mystery more than five years after his murder.

School Day Shortened Tuesday as Heat Continues

School Day Shortened Tuesday as Heat Continues

San Diego area schools without air conditioning will switch to shorter hours again Tuesday as a major heat wave continues to move through the county.

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.