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.
California Meets Water Savings Target For Third MonthCalifornians cut water use by 27 percent in August, marking the third consecutive month that residents and businesses surpassed the 25 percent conservation goal set by Gov. Jerry Brown to deal with the relentless drought, officials said Thursday.
8 People Who Can't Believe It's Actually Raining In San Francisco Right NowWhen dark storm clouds swept across the Bay Area Wednesday and unleashed a now somewhat foreign material known as "rain," people were quick to react on Twitter and Instagram.
Drought: Rationing Is Rough In Central California Town Without WaterThe wells have run dry in the Central California town of Okieville. Water rationing has become a way of life in this town.
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.
Scientists Warn El Niño Rain May Not Fall Where California Needs It MostA wild and wet winter is in the forecast for California thanks to El Niño, but a NASA scientist warns “don’t count your raindrops yet.”
47 California Legislators Ask Gov. Brown To Call Special Session To Deal With DroughtA bipartisan group of 47 state Assembly members delivered a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday asking him to declare a special session to tackle problems related to California's ongoing drought.
Feds Upgrade El Niño To Unusually Strong, But Is It A Drought Buster? Probably NotMike Halpert, deputy director of the federal Climate Prediction Center, said the current worldwide weather shifting event doesn't match the monster El Niño of 1997-1998, nor is it likely to.
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.
UN: This El Niño To Be Among Strongest Since 1950The current El Niño weather pattern may be on track to become one of the strongest in more than half a century, experts at the World Meteorological Organization said Tuesday.
Men Arrested After 800 Pot Plants Found, Threatened To Empty Streams In Mendocino CountyFour out-of-state residents are suspected of cultivating and possessing pot for sale in a rural area of Mendocino County after investigators found 800 marijuana plants and a hash oil lab.
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.