The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 07:10 AM PDT

California Agency Set to Vote on Water Limits for New Lawns

California Agency Set to Vote on Water Limits for New Lawns

Vote expected Friday on water limits for new lawns.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 01:51 PM PDT

Calif. City Nixes Fireworks Show Because of Drought

Calif. City Nixes Fireworks Show Because of Drought

The city of Cupertino won't be having a fireworks show on July 4 because of California's drought, and in an odd twist, the reason is because the Silicon Valley suburb was trying to be extra conscious of...

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 03:01 PM PDT

Rebates Drive Grass-Removal Frenzy in Drought

Rebates Drive Grass-Removal Frenzy in Drought

Business has improved over the past year for landscape installers

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 06:39 AM PDT

City of LA Accused of Water Waste at Hansen Dam

City of LA Accused of Water Waste at Hansen Dam

The City of Los Angeles boasts more than 450 public parks. In one of them, NBC4 viewers alerted our crews to a newly seeded soccer field they thought was being water far too often.

Monday, Jun 1, 2015 at 11:23 AM PDT

Find Your Water District

Find Your Water District

Find out the rules for your water district using this tool.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 04:26 PM PDT

MWD Increases Budget for Conservation Programs

 MWD Increases Budget for Conservation Programs

Water officials say the Turf Removal Program, that offers rebates for residents who swap out their lawns, is so popular it's $100 million budget is running out of money.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT

El Niño Could Bring Rain, Mudslides to Drought-Stricken California

El Niño Could Bring Rain, Mudslides to Drought-Stricken California

A strengthening El Niño season could bring much-needed rain to California this year — but it also threatens the parched state with a greater chance of mudslides if the rain falls too fast, according to a...

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 06:41 AM PDT

Latest Drought Victim: Beach Showers

Latest Drought Victim: Beach Showers

One California city has decided to turn off popular showers along its beaches in an effort to conserve water in the statewide drought.

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 05:07 PM PDT

Calif. Farmers Strike Deal to Cut Water Use Amid Drought

Calif. Farmers Strike Deal to Cut Water Use Amid Drought

California regulators Friday accepted a historic offer from a group of farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights to voluntarily reduce their water use by one-quarter to stave off deeper...

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:29 AM PDT

New Rules: 2 Days to Water Lawns

New Rules: 2 Days to Water Lawns

Several cities in San Diego County announced new restrictions on lawn watering Thursday in response to the statewide drought.

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7-Year-Old Girl Killed in Crash, Sig Alert Issued

7-Year-Old Girl Killed in Crash, Sig Alert Issued

The crash happened Sunday afternoon on Fireside Street near Mission Avenue in Oceanside.

One Dead After Car Ripped in Half

One Dead After Car Ripped in Half

One of the victims involved was taken to Palomar Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Armed and Dangerous Suspect Wanted by Police

Armed and Dangerous Suspect Wanted by Police

The details of the crime he was wanted for were unclear.

Suspect, Officer in Shooting ID'd

Suspect, Officer in Shooting ID'd

A San Diego Police Department (SDPD) officer shot and killed a man armed with a knife in the Black Mountain Ranch community after the man allegedly charged at him Thursday night.

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

An escaped murderer who was shot after three weeks on the run has been moved from a New York hospital to another maximum-security prison. The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says David...

Plane Towing Banner Crashes on Beach, Pilot Uninjured

Plane Towing Banner Crashes on Beach, Pilot Uninjured

The incident happened around 3 p.m. Saturday on a Carlsbad beach.