West Marin Cattle Ranchers Facing Dire Water ShortagesJohn Ramos reports on how drought is seriously impacting outlook for North Bay cattle ranchers (5-25-2021)
Dire Drought Conditions Prompt Marin County to Consider Ban on Home Water HookupsThe Marin Municipal Water District might temporarily ban new water hookups for the first time in nearly three decades. Brian Hackney reports. (5-20-21)
Parts of North and East Bay Now Under ‘Exceptional Drought’ ConditionsMary Lee reports on latest drought data putting portions of the Bay Area into the worst drought designation (5-20-2021)
Massive Rebuild of Anderson Dam to Impact Thousands of South Bay ResidentsLen Ramirez reports on how the Anderson Dam tunnel project will impact thousands in South Bay (5-19-2021)
Marin County Declares Drought EmergencyConditions are so bad Marin County officially declared a "drought emergency" on Tuesday. The action could help the county access disaster relief funds. Wilson Walker reports. (5-18-21)
Recent Burn Areas Remain Vulnerable To Future Wildfires, Cal Fire WarnsFollowing a record-breaking wildfire season, Cal Fire is warning that burn scars in and around the Bay Area are not immune to burning in what is expected to be a long and dangerous summer. Devin Fehely reports. (5/17/21)
Crews Battle Los Angeles Wildfire That Forced EvacuationsThe cause of the fire burning near Topanga State Park has been deemed “suspicious” and is under investigation. (5-16-21)
Recycled Water Investment Paying Off For North Marin Water DistrictThis is shaping up to be a long, dry summer and water managers across the state are looking for new sources to meet their demand. But one small district in Marin County placed a bet on a drought-proof supply of water that may pay off big this year.
Drought Emergency Declaration Covers 4 Bay Area CountiesFour Bay Area counties were under a drought emergency including Alameda and Contra Costa. Andrea Nakano tells us East Bay water officials were contemplating a rate hike.
Dry Conditions, High Winds, As Crews Brace For Early Fire Season In San JoseThere is a red flag warning in the East Bay with high winds and super dry conditions. Maria Medina is in San Jose where crews were battling a vegetation fires along Interstate 680.
North Bay Homeowners Scramble to Prepare Properties for Early Fire SeasonThe North Bay is one of the hot spots dealing with extreme fire danger and residents are busy clearing space around their homes in preparation for a drought-driven wildfire season. Da Lin reports. (5-9-21)
Napa Valley Grape Growers Say Dry Year Survivable But Fear Prolonged DroughtMost farmers are worried about their crops as they head into the second straight dry year. Vineyard owners say they may be the lucky ones -- at least so far. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-7-21)
Red Flag Warning Now in Effect for East Bay Hills Through WeekendThe weather service issued Red Flag Warnings for the North and East Bay hills and the East Bay valleys from Friday night through Monday morning due to weather conditions that pose a risk of wildfires. Andria Borba reports. (5-7-21)
North and East Bay Hills Under Red Flag Warning Starting Friday NightTeam coverage of the Red Flag Warning issued for the North and East Bay Hills as well as the Central Valley (5-7-2021)
Proposed New Dam in South Bay Spurs Battle Over RatesThe Santa Clara Valley Water District wants a series of rate hikes to build a new dam near Highway 152. Len Ramirez reports. (5-7-21)
South Bay Water District To Vote On Raising Drinking Water RatesAnne Makovec reports on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board preparing to vote on plan to raise drinking water rates to help pay for project to expand the Pacheco Dam (5-7-2021)
North and East Bay Hills Under Red Flag Warning Starting Friday NightMary Lee reports on Red Flag Warning issued for the North and East Bay Hills as well as the Central Valley (5-7-2021)
Latest Drought Data Places Entire Bay Area Under Extreme Drought ConditionsTeam coverage of the entire Bay Area appearing in the red under the latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor (5-6-2021)
Marin Water Officials Vote Unanimously To Impose Stricture Water Use RestrictionsThe Marin Municipal Water District Board voted unanimously to impose further restrictions on water use in the county. Andrea Nakano talked to residents about the new rules.
Public Still Somewhat Resistant to Drinking Recycled Toilet-to-Tap WaterDevin Fehley reports on whether South Bay facilities recycling waste water will make an impact during current drought (5-4-2021)
Increasingly Dire Drought Conditions Lead to More Water Conservation in Marin and Sonoma CountiesTeam coverage of growing impact of drought conditions across the Bay Area, including plans in the North Bay to ask residents to conserve more water (5-4-2021)
State Fire Officials Warn of Looming Fire Season Already Off to a Dangerous StartAndria Borba reports on California fire officials issuing dire predictions for this year's fire season (5-3-2024)
Cal Fire Promotes Prevention During Wildfire Preparedness WeekKiet Do reports on Cal Fire encouraging preventive measures as another dangerous fire season looms (5-3-2021)
WILDFIRE SEASON: Amid tinder-dry drought conditions, Bay Area residents prepare for a challenging wildfire seasonAmid tinder-dry drought conditions, Bay Area residents prepare for a challenging wildfire season