Cal Fire Firefighters Fight For Higher PayThe Cal Fire union says city and county fire agencies pay firefighters far more to do the same job than Cal Fire.
California Senate Rejects Bill Disclosing Water UsageThe California Senate is rejecting legislation that seeks to force public water agencies to disclose their largest commercial and industrial water users.
Californians Excel In Final Month Of Statewide Water CutsCalifornians beat a water-savings target in the final month of mandatory statewide water conservation, reducing their use by more than one-fourth.
Record Number Of Rattlesnakes Making Their Way Into Yards Due To DroughtSouthern California is known for its sun, sand, and of course, it’s snakes.
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.
Drought-Stricken California Allows Local Water Districts To Set Conservation GoalsCalifornia has decided to let hundreds of local water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state.
California Regulators Weigh Next Step For Saving Water In DroughtStrict rules adopted at the height of California's drought leading many people to let their lawns turn brown may soon end as state regulators consider letting local communities decide how to keep their own water use in check.
Brown Orders Water-Saving Practices To Continue Even After Rainy WinterGov. Jerry Brown wants water conservation to become a way of life in California, even as water officials consider easing strict saving measures after a rainy winter in parts of the state.
Northern California Coming Out Of Drought, SoCal Entering Fifth YearA new drought report says all but 10 percent of California is locked in drought - but that's actually good news.
El Niño’s Impact In Southern California Is Far From Over, Meteorologists SayThough many believe El Niño was a dud here in the Southland, meteorologists say its impact is far from over.
California Water Districts Say Drought Emergency Has EndedCalifornia water districts large and small are expected to urge regulators on Wednesday to toss out or significantly relax emergency drought orders requiring residents to take shorter showers and let their lawns turn brown.
Drought-Stricken California Misses Water Conservation TargetResidents of drought-plagued California fell just short in February of the state's mandated water conservation target that has forced them to let lawns turn brown, flush toilets less often and take other strict measures, officials said Monday.
L.A. Mayor Urges Angelenos To Continue Saving Water"We don't know what mother nature, what she will bring. We know what we can do," Garcetti said.
El Niño-Pumped Snowpack Won't End DroughtAn El Niño weather system has delivered considerably more wet weather this year — mostly in Northern California — but not enough to end the drought
Recent Rainfall Just A Drop In The Bucket To Easing California’s DroughtAlthough Southern California has experienced several recent storms, including one just last week, such is simply a drop in the bucket when it comes to the state’s ongoing drought, experts say.