SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to provide immediate relief to drought-stricken communities. With his signing Saturday, more than $687 million will fund communities running low on drinking water and farming […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s drought is providing an opportunity to the two Republicans vying to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown’s expected re-election campaign this fall, highlighting what they say are government failures to prepare the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A weather system that brought a smattering of rain and snow to California has moved on with little impact on the state’s deepening drought. Though nearly 2 feet of snow fell […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown formally proclaimed California in a drought Friday, saying the state is in the midst of perhaps the worst dry spell it has seen in a century, and the […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With no end in sight to California’s drought, the Sacramento City Council has voted to enact severe water rationing on residents and businesses, while also boosting enforcement efforts against people who […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A large Northern California water agency is asking customers to stop all outdoor watering amid continuing drought conditions. The Sacramento Bee reported Thursday that the San Juan Water District board of directors […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Catholic bishops are asking for divine intervention as California endures what appears to be its third straight dry winter. The California Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday called on people of […]
ATASCADERO, Calif. (AP) – Officials believe hot weather and the lack of rain led to the death of hundreds of fish at a Central Coast lake. Atascadero city officials say crews pulled out a […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The storms that recently covered parts of the U.S. with snow won’t be enough to ease the nation’s drought. Experts say it would take historic snowfalls — an absurd amount, really — to undo the damage already inflicted.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The snowstorm that pummeled the upper Midwest last week is helping ease dry conditions in Iowa but hasn’t done much to relax the overall grip of the worst U.S. drought in decades.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – A new report shows that the nation’s worst drought in decades is getting worse again, ending an encouraging five-week run of improving conditions. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report shows that […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – More than 130 scientists from Iowa colleges and universities say this year’s drought is consistent with a warmer climate predicted as part of global climate change and more droughts can […]