Bay Area Rain Storm Fizzles, But Reveals Promising Signs Of Winter Snow For SierraThe front that moved through the Bay Area Wednesday basically ‘wimped out.’
Monarch Butterflies Appear To Be Thriving Despite California DroughtLawns may be going brown across California during this drought, but some beautiful butterflies have caught a lucky break.
California Lawmakers Visit Australia For Drought LessonsCalifornia lawmakers are joining environmental, labor and business leaders on a trip to see how Australia managed its longest and most severe drought on record.
EBMUD Identifies 1,100 East Bay Households Fined For Using More Than 1,000 Gallons Per DayEast Bay Municipal Utility District officials fielded questions Friday about the district's revelation of a list of 1,108 households that have been penalized for using more than 1,000 gallons of water per day.
California Craft Brewers Plan For Drought, Pray For RainIf Nature doesn't bring significant rain and snowfall this season, some California craft breweries may be forced to leave the state.
More Drought-Challenged California Winemakers Grow Grapes With Less WaterA growing minority of California growers and winemakers believe that when it comes to wine grapes, the less irrigation, the better.
Small Community In Santa Cruz Mountains Facing Major Challenges Amid DroughtTucked away in the Santa Cruz Mountains, it's not clear which will run out first, water or money. Because for the tiny Lompico Water District, both are in increasingly short supply.
California's Drought Stressing Giant Sequoia Trees, Scientists SayScientists say California’s historic drought is stressing the state’s treasured Giant Sequoia trees, some of the largest and oldest living things on earth.
Flood Insurance Coverage Drops 72 Percent In San Mateo As Drought Drags On, But FEMA Says ReconsiderMost Californians have been more focused on saving water than worrying about floods, prompting thousands of Bay Area homeowners to cancel their flood insurance policies, but FEMA says they might want to reconsider.
Recycled Water Fill Station Opens In Sonoma As County Looks To Deal With DroughtAs California’s drought continues to shrink water supplies, a Sonoma County utility is looking to recycled water as a new source.
California Cities Slash Water Use Above Gov. Brown's Mandated CutbacksCalifornia cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor's statewide mandate to conserve, officials said Thursday.
Bigger Wildfires, Animal Die-Offs Predicted If California Drought Extends To 2017A new report by the Public Policy Institute of California non-profit think-tank paints that distressing picture of California for the next two years if the state's driest four years on record stretches further into the future.