Drought Severely Affecting California Rice CropsSome call the impact on farmers and the surrounding communities catastrophic.
'Learn To Burn' Program Teaches Placer County Landowners How To Use Controlled Burns To Combat Wildfires, DroughtA program in placer county is teaching landowners how to fight fire with fire.
Heavy Snow, Rain Starts Hitting Northern CaliforniaWinter storm warnings and chain controls are in effect along California’s mountainous eastern spine Wednesday as a new cold front hits the region.
California Drought Deepens After Record Dry Months; Snowpack At 38%California is experiencing one of the driest starts to spring in decades, data showed Friday, and absent a heavy dose of April and May showers the state's drought will deepen and that could lead to stricter rules on water use and another devastating wildfire season.
Californians Asked To Cut Back Further On Water UsageCalifornians will be asked to further cut back on their water use, state officials said Monday as they warned water scarcity will shape the future of the drought-stricken state.
California Imposes New Round Of Water Cuts As Drought Heads Into Third YearCalifornia's urban water users and farmers who rely on supplies from state reservoirs will get less than planned this year as fears of a third consecutive dry year become reality, state officials announced Friday.
California Drought: State Prepares For Third-Straight Dry Year After Few Winter StormsDrought-stricken California is facing another year of parched conditions and pleas for conservation as the winter comes to a close with little of the hoped-for rain and snow.
Plans For Large New Northern California Reservoir On Track For $2.2B Federal LoanA long-delayed plan to build a giant reservoir in Northern California to help withstand the U.S. West’s notorious droughts got a huge boost on Thursday when the federal government signaled its intent to loan the project nearly $2.2 billion — or about half the cost.
Unlikely 'March Miracle' Will Pull California Out Of Drought, Urban Water Use IncreasesAfter 66 consecutive days without significant rain, Northern California got a break Tuesday.
Size Of Drought In US Increased By The Area Of California In The Past MonthThe West is far from the only region experiencing remarkably dry weather so far this year. According to Thursday's report from the US Drought Monitor, more than 61% of the contiguous US is in some classification of drought.
Dry Winters Could Impact Future Of Winter Sports In TahoeThe future of Tahoe ski resorts may be too hot to handle with another winter season lacking snow. Resorts in our area are already starting to envision a future without it.
California's Chances Of Getting More Much Needed Rain Are SlimMother Nature has turned off the spigot at the time of the year that is typically the wettest for states out West.
‘Safe To Say That We'll End This Year Dry’: California Snowpack Far Below Normal After Dry Winter MonthsCalifornia's winter mountain snowpack is far below average after two historically dry months that reversed gains from storms late last year, officials said Tuesday as they urged the nation's most populous state to conserve water.
US Won't Give Water To California Farmers As State Enters Third Year Of DroughtWith California entering the third year of severe drought, federal officials said Wednesday they won’t deliver any water to farmers in the state’s major agricultural region — a decision that will force many to plant fewer crops in the fertile soil that yields the bulk of the nation’s fruits, nuts and vegetables.
Record Winter Dry Streak Snapped In The SierraA record setting winter has residents living in the Sierra concerned for the future. The Sierra snapped a 37-day dry streak, beating out the 31-day dry streak set in 1990.