The impact of California's drought on San Diego County

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 10:41 AM PDT

Food Prices Rise During Severe Drought

Food Prices Rise During Severe Drought

Food prices are rising as California is seeing its driest year on record and farmers are having to rely more on costly irrigation to grow their crops.

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 12:20 PM PDT

Two Hatcheries' Entire Fish Stock to be Evacuated

Two Hatcheries' Entire Fish Stock to be Evacuated

Trout from the American River Hatchery, as well as salmon and steelhead from the Nimbus Hatchery, are expected to be moved out to lakes around the state by the end of this week.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 03:01 PM PDT

Desert Town Faces "Dire Consequences"

Desert Town Faces "Dire Consequences"

Borrego Springs is draining down its aquifer at an alarming pace, water officials say, and the Borrego Water Coalition is now taking the issue to the public.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

Enviromentalists Offer Plan to Stretch Water

Enviromentalists Offer Plan to Stretch Water

With California in its third year of drought, there is growing pressure to secure future water resources Some have proposed raising the height of dams to save more snow

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 at 07:39 AM PDT

Possibility for El Nino?

Possibility for El Nino?

NBC 7's Jodi Kodesh explains how the possibility for a moderate El Nino is appearing in the weather models.

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 07:35 AM PDT

Water Rationing on California's Famous Isle

Water Rationing on California's Famous Isle

Santa Catalina Island is bracing for water rationing this summer.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 03:27 PM PDT

CA Drought Forces Communities to Tap Ground Water

CA Drought Forces Communities to Tap Ground Water

California's severe drought is forcing some water districts to pump ground water in order to serve its communities. The result has some Bay Area residents concerned with a film-like residue left on...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 11:53 AM PDT

Water Rights Records Riddled With Errors

Water Rights Records Riddled With Errors

Nearly 4,000 corporations, farms and others hold senior water rights in California, exempting them from government-mandated cuts in water use during the third year of drought.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 08:49 AM PDT

Delta a "Go-To" for Boaters

Delta a "Go-To" for Boaters

California's severe drought has made the Delta waterway a go-to destinations for many looking to sail boats, jet ski or catch waves.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 01:57 PM PDT

Drought Keeps Beach Water Clean

Drought Keeps Beach Water Clean

The California drought isn’t all bad news. In fact, the lack of rain has led to near-perfect beach conditions.

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