Most of the farmers and irrigation districts ordered by the state to stop pumping water from rivers and streams because of the drought are not complying.
Saving water will be an even bigger task starting Monday for about a million people in Santa Clara County.
Assemblywoman Shannon Grove touched off a firestorm of criticism when she blamed California’s historic drought on abortion.
The owners of a Northern California nudist resort have been charged with stealing water during the state’s historic drought.
The National Weather Service confirms a strong El Nino is increasingly likely, and some sort of El Nino is nearly guaranteed, while a very strong El Nino historically has clobbered San Francisco with 43 inches of rain.
The Masumoto Family Farm hopes to start a “small fruit revolution,” growing smaller peaches during the drought that are still bursting with flavor.
In clever San Francisco fashion, the city is using a certain kind of appeal to make water conservation more, well, “sexy.”
East Bay residents will be seeing higher water bills as increased rates have been approved by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
A California lawmaker is proposing to let local communities tax the worst water-guzzling residents and businesses as much as 300 percent in the state’s historic drought.
Animal bites are already more common during summer because everyone spends more time outside, but the drought exacerbates the rabies risk.