| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:50 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed legislation with more than $1 billion in spending on water projects.
The two bills include emergency relief, such as food and water supplies, for drought-stricken communities in the Central Valley. There's also hundreds...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 1:10 PM
Last summer, #droughtshaming was born as Californians took to social media to out their neighbors’ water-wasting ways.
A poll released this week suggests that as California enters a fourth year of drought, blaming the neighbors is no longer just a...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 4:15 PM
Thousands of elementary school students from Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach and elsewhere streamed onto the UC Irvine campus Wednesday to get a hands-on education in water conservation.
They were there for the Children's Water Education...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:00 AM
For Southern California gardeners, March is a month of wistful promise. A little rain falls, and the possibilities for brilliant spring and summer planting — exploding colors, bountiful edibles — seem limitless.
But you might want to stop...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:27 PM
This past sunny, hot weekend, thousands of Angelenos took to the mountains and beaches for hiking, biking, rollerblading and jogging. Many of these people likely had a moment when they looked around with a smile and thought, wow, what a life we live here,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers from both parties announced Thursday a $1-billion plan to deal with California's persistent drought, describing the legislation as a mix of short-term relief and support for long-term water projects.
"This is a...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:39 PM
No matter how much longer California’s drought lingers, politicians don’t have the power to make it rain. So on Thursday they tried the next best thing – they proposed showering the state’s parched landscape with money.
| Mar 17, 2015
| 3:35 PM
California residents have to turn off their sprinklers, and restaurants won't give customers water unless they ask under new drought regulations approved Tuesday.
The State Water Resources Control Board has extended and expanded restrictions on water...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 4:07 PM
To the editor: California is in the fourth year of the worst drought in its recorded history and, as Jay Famiglietti warns, has about a year's worth of stored water left. But one wouldn't know it looking at all the still-green lawns. ("California has...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 3:23 PM
The heat wave gripping Southern California brought new high temperature records Sunday as many fled to the beaches for relief.
According to the National Weather Service, downtown Los Angeles and Long Beach set new high temperatures for the day, at 90...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Californians take note: It is possible to have rain — lots of it — and still be plagued by drought.
Just look at tiny Forks, Wash., which bills itself as the wettest town in the contiguous United States. As of Thursday, 26.6 inches of rain...