Alameda Distillers Release 'San Francisco In A Bottle' - A Vodka Made With Local FogAlameda distillery Hangar 1 has released Fog Point, a first-of-its-kind vodka, cut and blended with water from San Francisco fog.
California Returns Water Conservation Goals To Local ControlStarting next month, hundreds of local water districts will set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the five-year drought in some parts of the state.
Millions Of Dead Trees Could Fuel California Wildfires This SeasonU.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday that a five-year drought has left 40 million dead and fire-prone trees in California.
California Looks At Easing Drought Cuts After El Niño WinterCalifornia will consider lifting a mandatory statewide water conservation order for cities and towns after a rainy, snowy winter eased the state's five-year drought, water officials said Monday.
California Drought Ends For 10 Percent Of StateA new drought report says all but 10 percent of California is locked in drought - but that's actually good news.
CA Grants $3.2 Million To Make Central Valley Tap Water Uranium-FreeDozens of families at a Central California mobile-home park will get tap water free of dangerous levels of uranium thanks to a state grant.
Drought-Stricken California Boosts Conservation In MarchResidents of drought-stricken California doubled their water conservation efforts in March compared with the month before by turning off their sprinklers when the rain fell and changing habits, officials said Tuesday.
California, Alaska, Hawaii Facing Above-Average Wildfire Threat This SummerCalifornia, Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal problems, forecasters said Sunday.
Some Central Valley Orchards Irrigated With Oilfield Waste WaterSome of the biggest growers in the Central Valley area aren't worried about conserving water because they've found a steady supply -- but there's a catch.
No More Fines For East Bay Water Wasters As Drought EasesAn ordinance that imposes fines on suspected East Bay water wasters as a reaction to the state’s drought is being lifted, according to the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
NorCal's Water Situation Looking Good With Above Normal Precipitation TotalsA network of weather stations ranging from Mt. Shasta to Highway 50 has passed its normal precipitation total for the entire July 1st-to-June 30th weather season, which is good news for Northern California’s water situation.
El Niño Weakens, Here Comes La Niña, Meteorologists SayIn the midst of an epic El Niño, federal meteorologists say its flip side, La Niña, is around the corner.