California Eases Water Cutbacks As Drought LoosensCalifornia further eased some water cutbacks Thursday as a rainy March lessens the state's five-year drought.
Orange County Cities Ask State To Send More Water To The Region"We are still in a very deep hole," said State Water Resources Control Board chair Felicia Marcus.
Beverly Hills Bans Residents From Filling New Swimming PoolsResidents living in California's most famous zip code will no longer be allowed to fill new swimming pools and could face $1,000 fines for water violations.
Compton Official Warns Water Usage Penalties Could Sink Lower-Income FamiliesOfficials in Compton and other lower-income cities are warning that residents may be unable to bear any additional financial burden imposed by mandatory water restrictions.
Santa Monica City Council To Consider Mandatory Water RestrictionsMandatory water restrictions could be on tap for residents in Santa Monica.
Long Beach Declares 'Imminent' Water Supply ShortageResidents in the city of Long Beach are facing tighter water use restrictions after officials voted unanimously Thursday to declare an "imminent" water supply shortage.
OC Sheriff Eases Restrictions For Concealed Weapons PermitsIn a controversial move, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens Thursday reacted to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion, and loosened requirements for obtaining a concealed weapons permit.
Golden Globes Street Closures, Parking Restrictions Announced For Beverly Hills Traffic and parking will be affected Sunday in the area near the Beverly Hilton Hotel as preparations get underway for the 71st annual Golden Globes.
AQMD To Hear From Public About New Proposal To Restrict Fire Pits On SoCal BeachesThe South Coast Air Quality Management District board will hold a public meeting Thursday to solicit feedback from residents about a new proposal that aims to restrict fire pits along Southern California beaches.
Pasadena Declares Temporary Water Shortage EmergencyResidents and businesses in Pasadena and other foothill communities were being asked on Wednesday to reduce their water consumption while a major water pipeline is taken out of service.
Parking Restrictions To Be In Place During 405 Freeway ClosureCity leaders say there will be several parking restrictions in place this weekend when the 405 Freeway shuts down for 53 hours.