Wildlife Emergency Services crews responded to three rescues of skunks caught in rat traps in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties in four days, which the group said Monday is an unusually high number.
As the California drought lingers on and the threat of rising water rates becomes reality, Silicon Valley companies are looking for alternative methods to keep its computer farms cool.
The California water board has proposed the first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for water-taking during the drought.
Strict neighborhood rules requiring green lawns are being challenged as California’s drought prompts homeowners to embrace alternate landscaping.
Rains since last fall have brought Colorado out of a drought and returned the state to a condition that the National Weather Service says it hasn’t seen since August 2009.
A Southern California water district voted Wednesday night to accept TomSelleck’s offer of more than $21,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing the “Magnum, P.I.” and “Blue Bloods” star of taking water he wasn’t entitled to for his 60-acre ranch.
California has issued its first cease and desist order telling an irrigation district to stop pumping water under this year’s tightened drought regulations.
California officials are ordering an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.
California state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.
Construction sites use water to control dust, but then Terry Devore of Newark saw where the water was coming from.