California's Drought Deficit Will Take Years To Fill, UCLA Study FindsWe just had our wettest winter in five years, but a new report by UCLA researchers finds it will take another four years like this one to make up for the water deficit we built up during the drought.
Millions Of Sierra Trees Fall Victim To DroughtThe number of trees in California's Sierra Nevada forests killed by drought, a bark beetle epidemic and warmer temperatures has dramatically increased since last year.
Crews Mop Up 2-Alarm Grass Fire Near I-580 In LivermoreCrews were able to contain a 2-alarm grass fire that scorched an area near Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore Wednesday afternoon.
El Niño Leaves California High And DryOn the first day of summer, California's historic drought is far from over despite what had promised to be a wet, El Niño winter.
Man Offers To Replace Concord Woman's Stolen Artificial LawnA man who saw a KPIX 5 report about thieves stealing an East Bay woman's artificial lawn last week on Monday generously offered to replace it for free.
Thieves Steal Woman's Artificial Lawn From In Front Of Concord HomeAn East Bay woman who installed an artificial lawn to save water during the drought had an unpleasant surprise over the weekend when the new turf was ripped right out of her yard.
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.
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.
Lake Tahoe's Water A Little Bit Murkier Than Last YearLake Tahoe’s water is a little bit murkier than it was last year, and the current drought could have something to do with it.
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.
Oakland Calling For Earth Day Cleanup VolunteersWorkers in Oakland recently pulled a mattress, a car bumper, and other trash out of one of the city’s creeks.
Lake Tahoe Brimming With Water For First Time In MonthsFor the first time in almost a year, Lake Tahoe is over its natural rim.