Wet Winter Officially Ends Drought In Most Of CaliforniaCalifornia is now officially drought-free for the first time in more than seven years.
Winter Storms Wash Away California Drought, Burnish SnowpackThe U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday that more than 87 percent of California was now free of any level of drought or unusual dryness. Just 2.3 percent — along the Oregon border — was in moderate drought, and the remainder was in a condition called abnormally dry.
SoCal Improves From Drought To 'Abnormally Dry' After Heavy RainA very wet winter has greatly reduced drought conditions in Southern California after several weeks of rain.
California Drought: Is This Week's Rain A 'March Miracle' Or Barely A Drop In The Bucket?This week's storms might seem severe enough to make a dent in the state's ongoing drought, but a flowing L.A. River belies an uglier truth.
Water Use Climbs In California Enclaves As Drought ReturnsWith water use climbing in Southern California and the state appearing to plunge back into drought, state and regional water managers may consider permanently reinstating some watering bans
Drought Returns To SoCal: LA, Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties Face 'Severe' ConditionsThe drought is back in Southern California - even as many are feeling like it never left.
California's Native Salmon Struggling In Fifth Year Of DroughtThe sleek, flapping salmon that fishermen hauled aboard the rolling Salty Lady charter boat near the Golden Gate Bridge were the survivors of the survivors.
Californians Beat Drought-Time Conservation Target For AprilThe average Californian used 77 gallons of water a day in April, down 26.1 percent from 104 gallons in April 2013, the state Water Resources Control Board said.
California Eases Water Cutbacks As Drought LoosensCalifornia further eased some water cutbacks Thursday as a rainy March lessens the state's five-year drought.
Recent Storms Put California Drought Emergency In QuestionRecent storms that nearly filled Northern California's major reservoirs and created a deep snowpack in the Sierra Nevada have some water districts questioning whether a drought emergency still exists.
NASA Scientist On El Nino: 'You'll Essentially Be Riding Your Kayak In Front Of Your Home'NASA scientist Bill Patzert is aware many Southern California residents are waiting to see the well-hyped El Niño produce some rain.