There's Gold In ‘Dem Drought-Dry California CreeksCalifornia's prolonged drought has created opportunities for prospectors and miners panning, sluicing, chiseling and diving for gold.
2015 Off To Driest Start In San Francisco HistoryThe first three months of 2015 were the driest three months to begin any year in the history of San Francsico, according to statistics from Golden Gate Weather Services.
Over Half A Foot Of Rain Possible As Wet Weather Finally Returns To Bay AreaThe driest winter stretch in recorded Bay Area history is about to end. And If computer models are right, it will end in drenching fashion.
San Francisco Won't See A Drop Of Rain In JanuaryTuesday's storm that brought some showers to Southern California completely bypassed the Bay Area, and there isn't any rain the forecast prior to kickoff of the Super Bowl this Sunday. That means San Francisco will go without measurable rain in January for the first time ever.
Climate Change A Leading Factor As California Loses Half Of All Large Trees, Study FindsOver the last 85 years, California has seen more than half of its large trees vanish, according to the a publication in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
California's Drought Can't Be Blamed On Global Warming, Feds SayA report issued Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said natural variations — mostly a La Nina weather oscillation — were the primary drivers behind the drought that has now stretched to three years.
NASA Releases Stunning 'Fire Cloud' Photos From Above California-Oregon BorderLightning-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.
Running Water Restored To Pleasanton Apartment Complex After 5 DaysResidents of the Springhouse apartment complex in Pleasanton were excited Tuesday after water service restored after a five day absence.
Pleasanton Apartment Complex Living Without Running Water For 4 Days, Residents Using Porta PottiesResidents 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.
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.
Extreme Drought Conditions Force Santa Clara County Water Officials To Let Los Gatos Creek Go DryWater 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.
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.