Cal Fire announced they’re hiring more seasonal firefighters in response to the state having already seen three times as many wild fires this year than normal.
Well drilling is booming across California’s Central Valley, with some drilling companies booked for months.
It’s far from certain, but conditions are pointing toward El Nino conditions next winter and spring — and the possibility of significant rain for the parched West Coast.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday she has dropped $300 million in emergency spending from drought-relief legislation to try to improve prospects for getting the bill passed.
The event, which normally includes a swim in the Uvas Reservoir near Morgan Hill, can’t be held there because the water level is too low.
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab have come up with an innovative plan to preserve fresh drinking water during this drought. Scientists have a new way to take the salt out of saltwater.
The record drought in California may have meat lovers changing their eating habits. Over the past year, the price of beef has gone up significantly.
A lower than average Sierra Snowpack was announced by state water officials on Tuesday, KCBS’ Doug Sovern reports how it affects California’s drought.
Car washes and water served at restaurants may soon be a thing of the past as the Mountain View City Council is likely to declare a “Stage 1″ water shortage emergency on Tuesday, due to the state’s ongoing drought.
Even if the Bay Area got all the rain predicted for the week, it still wouldn’t alleviate the record drought the region has been facing.