kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Dry

Photographs taken from an F-15C, show a much closer view of a developing clouds above the Oregon Gulch fire (NASA) -

NASA Releases Stunning ‘Fire Cloud’ Photos From Above California-Oregon Border

Lightning-fueled fires on the Oregon-California border earlier this month sent huge smoke clouds into the atmosphere above the Western United States, clouds that NASA captured on camera both from jets and via satellite.

08/08/2014

Portable toilets placed at the Springhouse Apartments in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Running Water Restored To Pleasanton Apartment Complex After 5 Days

Residents of the Springhouse apartment complex in Pleasanton were excited Tuesday after water service restored after a five day absence.

07/22/2014

Portable toilets placed at the Springhouse Apartments in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Pleasanton Apartment Complex Living Without Running Water For 4 Days, Residents Using Porta Potties

Residents of an apartment complex in Pleasanton have been living in misery. For the past four days, they have lived without running water.
After a water main broke late last week, the faucets, toilets and showers at the Springhouse Apartments have been dry.

07/22/2014

Los Gatos Creek Trail (www.sjparks.org)

Los Gatos Creek Going Dry Amid California’s Record Drought

On Tuesday, the water supply to the creek was cut by about 60 percent as South Bay water officials try to conserve what little water they have to work with.

07/08/2014

An overflow spillway stands dry at the Lexington Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in Los Gatos, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extreme Drought Conditions Force Santa Clara County Water Officials To Let Los Gatos Creek Go Dry

Water officials said they need to reduce flows from Lexington Reservoir to Los Gatos Creek by more than half, so there’s enough water to keep at least some the creek wet until the winter.

07/03/2014

(CBS)

Wildfire In Mariposa County Forces Over 100 Evacuations

A wildfire that broke out in Central California has triggered the evacuation of about 100 rural homes.

05/26/2014

A crew with the California Department of Water Resources measures the snowpack in the Sierra. (CBS)

California Snowpack At 18 Percent Of Average

With summer approaching state water managers say California’s snowpack is at 18 percent of average for the date.

05/01/2014

El Dorado Hills firefighters takes a break from battling the Rim Fire on August 28, 2013 near Groveland, California. (Justin Suillvan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Firefighters On High Alert With Hot Temperatures, Dry Conditions

State and local firefighters are on high alert as several grass fires have broken out during this stretch of hot weather.

05/01/2014

The California Department of Water Resources weighs a snow sample on January 29, 2010 near Meyers, California. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Last California Snow Survey Reveals More Bleak Water News For The State

The final survey for 2014 found more bare ground than snow in the Sierra Nevada, and the snowpack at a mere 18 percent of average.

05/01/2014

A Cal Fire firefighter looks on as the Rim Fire burns through a grove of trees on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Conditions Intensify Wildfire Fears; Cal Fire Adds Staff Early

Cal Fire is staffing up its wildfire response crew earlier than normal the year after an uncommonly dry winter across most of the state.

03/31/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,923 other followers