California Lawmakers Propose $3.4 Billion Spending Plan To Minimize Drought ImpactDemocrats in the California Senate on Thursday detailed a $3.4 billion proposal designed to gird the state for a new crisis on the heels of a deadly and disruptive pandemic.
Wildfire Season Coming Quickly And Earlier, California Forecasters WarnThe wildfire season "is coming quickly and it's coming earlier."
New California Water Law Restricts How Much Water People Can UseThere will soon be more focus on flushes and scrutiny over showers with a new law signed in by the governor.
With Drought Emergency Over, California Water Districts Worry New Rules May Be Too RestrictiveWasteful watering is still banned, but mandatory conservation is no longer in effect. Instead, it's been replaced with a new statewide water-efficiency plan.
Manual Sierra Snowpack Measurement Comes In At 183% Of AverageCalifornia water managers say the Sierra Nevada's most robust springtime snowpack in years could trigger flooding as it melts.
Sacramento Man Evacuating From Flood Risk Hit With Drought WarningA man tells CBS13 that as he was evacuating out of concerns of flooding, the city of Sacramento hit him with a drought violation for wasting water.
Water Regulators Considering Whether To Lift California Water RestrictionsWater regulators in California will consider Wednesday whether to extend conservation measures prompted by the lengthy drought - even though the state has seen one of its wettest winters in years.
Sierra Snowpack Measures Heaviest In 22 YearsThe state's snowpack measured Thursday at a drought-busting 173 percent of average in the Sierra Nevada -- the highest measurement of its kind since 1995.
Soggy January Hasn't Solved California's Groundwater Problems In DroughtWater experts say what's happening above ground does not provide a full water picture. California's underground supplies remain far below normal.
Californians Still Saving Water In Drought, But Not As Much
California Allows Local Districts To Set Water Conservation GoalsThe plan by the State Water Resources Control Board in Sacramento allows local districts to compare their water supplies and demand then set savings goals into January.