The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 09:02 PM PDT

City Officials Writing Up Water Wasters

City Officials Writing Up Water Wasters

As San Diego strives to conserve water, city officials have started patrolling the streets, writing up water wasters.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT

Which Crops Use Most Water?

Which Crops Use Most Water?

California continues to wrestle with water savings as the state enters its fourth year in drought-mode, and one statistic that often pops up is how much water agriculture consumes.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 08:16 AM PDT

Locals to Face State's Toughest Water Restrictions

Locals to Face State's Toughest Water Restrictions

Some San Diegans may soon be hit with some of the toughest water restrictions in the state. NBC 7's Candice Nguyen reports.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 01:13 PM PDT

Water District to Patrol for Water Wasters

Water District to Patrol for Water Wasters

A water district in San Marcos plans to launch a patrol program next week to keep an eye out for water wasters and those in violation of drought ordinances.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 07:02 AM PDT

SD Water Districts Learn How Much to Save

SD Water Districts Learn How Much to Save

Four San Diego County water districts will be held to the strictest water saving standards in the state, according to goals set by state regulators.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT

State Board Approves Drastic Cuts in Drought

State Board Approves Drastic Cuts in Drought

NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports on how new rules curbing water use by cities will go into effect this June.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 06:45 AM PDT

FAQ: California's Water-Use Restrictions

FAQ: California's Water-Use Restrictions

New restrictions approved May 5 include a mandatory target for each local water agency to reduce water consumption. Here's what to know.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 05:33 AM PDT

CA Regulators Approve Unprecedented Water Cutbacks

CA Regulators Approve Unprecedented Water Cutbacks

California water regulators have adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 04:36 PM PDT

Forest Service Chief Warns of "Above Average" Fire Season

Forest Service Chief Warns of "Above Average" Fire Season

The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season that could cost the agency more than $1 billion and require shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 03:13 PM PDT

Water Cutbacks Could Impact Local Businesses: Study

Water Cutbacks Could Impact Local Businesses: Study

Five local sectors of business could suffer as the region continues its crackdown on water usage.

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Navy Service Member Killed in Alleged Road Rage

Navy Service Member Killed in Alleged Road Rage

Driver is accused of striking and running over a motorcyclist on SR-54 Thursday.

Standoff Ends at Motorcycle Club

Standoff Ends at Motorcycle Club

A standoff between law enforcement and an armed suspect continued for hours Saturday morning at a bar and motorcycle club in San Diego’s Mt. Hope area, about five miles from downtown.

Navy Vet Dies After Drop From SoCal Fair Attraction

Navy Vet Dies After Drop From SoCal Fair Attraction

A Navy veteran died several hours after a mishap on a platform dive attraction making its debut at a Southern California fair Thursday night, authorities said. Sabrina Gordon, 31, died at 12:20 a.m.

Man Attacks Victim Sleeping in Car

Man Attacks Victim Sleeping in Car

San Diego police said carjacking suspect Everardo Deleon-Diaz was surprised by the sleeping victim in the back seat as he tried to steal a car

Man Arrested After Woman's Body Found at Motel

Man Arrested After Woman's Body Found at Motel

Deputies arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a Santee motel earlier this week.

Standoff Suspect ID'd, Shot Neighbor 19 Times

Standoff Suspect ID'd, Shot Neighbor 19 Times

Police released the name of the man Friday accused of shooting his neighbor 19 times before sparking a10-hour-long standoff with law enforcement at an apartment complex in Chula Vista.