The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 07:22 AM PDT

California Cities Show Biggest Water Savings Yet

California Cities Show Biggest Water Savings Yet

California water regulators say cities showed their best drought conservation yet by cutting water use 29 percent in May compared to two years ago.

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT

$1.2M in Turf Replacement Rebates Up for Grabs

$1.2M in Turf Replacement Rebates Up for Grabs

A whole new round of turf replacement rebates is available through the city of San Diego starting Wednesday.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 08:54 PM PDT

How Much Water Are Local Mayors Saving?

How Much Water Are Local Mayors Saving?

If you're supposed to lead by example, NBC 7's Gene Cubbison takes a look at the example elected officials have been setting in water conservation during California's drought.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 07:45 PM PDT

SD City Council Imposes New Water Restrictions

SD City Council Imposes New Water Restrictions

Just when San Diegans thought they were doing enough to save water, the city’s upping the ante.

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 04:07 PM PDT

GOP Introduces Revised Federal Drought Relief Bill

GOP Introduces Revised Federal Drought Relief Bill

Republican members of California's congressional delegation are tackling drought relief again with a wide-ranging bill introduced Thursday that attempts to speed up new water storage projects and move more water...

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 08:10 AM PDT

Lower Water Levels Leads to More Gold Mining in CA

Lower Water Levels Leads to More Gold Mining in CA

Low river levels allow prospectors to pan for gold in areas that are normally deep underwater.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 07:21 PM PDT

Bouncing Back From Wildfires When Fire Season Never Ends

Bouncing Back From Wildfires When Fire Season Never Ends

California is in the fourth year of a drought — a bone-dry spell that has brought unprecedented water restrictions -- and blazes like the one that threatened Mejia's house are becoming more frequent.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 12:24 PM PDT

Lake Mead Dips to New Record Low

Lake Mead Dips to New Record Low

A record low water level of 1,074.98 feet above sea level was reached Tuesday.

Monday, Jun 22, 2015 at 03:49 PM PDT

California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline to Report Water Cuts

California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline to Report Water Cuts

The order applied to 277 century-old rights to water from the Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds in the agriculture-rich Central Valley.

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 at 06:56 PM PDT

Ahead of New Water Restrictions, Residents Rip Out Lawns

Ahead of New Water Restrictions, Residents Rip Out Lawns

With exactly two weeks to go before new, statewide water restrictions kick in, some San Diego County residents are rushing to get rid of their lawns. Others are saying, “No way.”

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Semi-Truck Hits Freeway Overpass

Semi-Truck Hits Freeway Overpass

Officials shut down traffic in the slow lane of southbound State Route 163 in Kearny Mesa Thursday morning after a big rig crashed into the bottom of a bridge overpass.

T-Storms, Lightning Possible Along Coast

T-Storms, Lightning Possible Along Coast

Moisture moving in to San Diego County from the east presents the possibility of thunderstorms Thursday.

Ex-Navy SEAL Alleges Anti-Gay Bullying by CIA Workers

Ex-Navy SEAL Alleges Anti-Gay Bullying by CIA Workers

A former Navy SEAL has filed an internal complaint alleging the CIA bullied him for being gay during a work assignment in June in Afghanistan.

Most Californians: Global Warming Is Threat to Quality of Life

Most Californians: Global Warming Is Threat to Quality of Life

Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state's persistent drought.

Island Scoured for MH370 Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

Island Scoured for MH370 Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

The discovery of a piece of aircraft wing on an island in the Indian Ocean sparked an air, land and sea search, with investigators hoping to connect the debris to the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, NBC News...

FDA: San Diego Doctor Operating Illegally

FDA: San Diego Doctor Operating Illegally

On a variety of websites, Dr. Hettie Morgan offers hydrogel injections for "buttocks and breast enhancement,” something that is illegal, according to the FDA.