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Growers Desperate for Water Try to Dig Out of Drought

Growers Desperate for Water Try to Dig Out of Drought

California's third year of drought has triggered a rush of well drilling, especially in agricultural areas now deprived of their usual irrigation water from surface sources. One driller near Fresno, Steve Arthur, finds his services in such demand that he is trying to pare down... Read »

2 hours ago
Diner Arrested for Allegedly Punching Restaurant Owner: Report

Diner Arrested for Allegedly Punching Restaurant Owner: Report

An argument over a $64 tab at a Sausalito restaurant ended with an arrest, after the incensed diner punched... Read »

3 hours ago
SF Mourns Passing of Famous Drag Performer

SF Mourns Passing of Famous Drag Performer

Icon of San Francisco's drag world was also a well-known Mission District resident. The life of Arturo Galster will... Read »

3 hours ago
Apple Rejects Apps Lacking Information, Bugs, Bad Design

Apple Rejects Apps Lacking Information, Bugs, Bad Design

Apple rejects most of its developers' apps because of incomplete information, bugs, bad interface and not complying... Read »

3 hours ago
FAA Rules Make Drone Jobs Head Overseas

FAA Rules Make Drone Jobs Head Overseas

Lack of Federal Aviation Administration rules for drones has made companies test and research outside the... Read »

3 hours ago
Drone Captures Apple's

Drone Captures Apple's "Spaceship" Under Construction

As of Monday, the aerial image of the he futuristic Apple Campus 2 under construction in Cupertino, California... Read »

2 hours ago
Wife of Marine Killed in Hit-and-Run Calls For Justice

Wife of Marine Killed in Hit-and-Run Calls For Justice

A grieving wife is calling for justice after losing her Marine sergeant husband in a hit and run crash... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Attacker Pulls Woman Into Bushes: Police

Attacker Pulls Woman Into Bushes: Police

A man tried to assault a woman in a busy shopping area in University City, according to San Diego police. Read »

Sep 1, 2014
Magnitude 3.5 Quake Tips Pictures in Gilroy

Magnitude 3.5 Quake Tips Pictures in Gilroy

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit Monday morning about six miles of Gilroy, the US Geological Survey reported. Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Stanley Cup Comes to Napa Hotel For Public Viewing

Stanley Cup Comes to Napa Hotel For Public Viewing

Nearly one week since a 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Napa, the city is back up and Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Former Staffers Blamed for Break-In at DeMaio Office: Source

Former Staffers Blamed for Break-In at DeMaio Office: Source

Two former staff members are being blamed for a May break-in at Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio’s San... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study

Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study

You may be eating more bad fat than you think. Researchers at the New York Health Department checked... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
Tips on Conserving Water at Home

Tips on Conserving Water at Home

Do you know how much water you’re using at home? From the bathroom to the kitchen, NBC4's Crystal Egger has tips on... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
California Water Restrictions: Dos and Don'ts

California Water Restrictions: Dos and Don'ts

New rules took effect in July that restrict outdoor water use across California. Rule breakers could be fined $500. Read »

Aug 31, 2014
SoCal Homeowners Replace Lawns With Drought-Friendly Gardens

SoCal Homeowners Replace Lawns With Drought-Friendly Gardens

Southern Californians are replacing their lush lawns with efficient desert gardens to help conserve water during the... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Californians to Vote on $7.5B Water Plan

Californians to Vote on $7.5B Water Plan

As the crippling drought continues to grip California, a $7.5 billion bond measure designed to help build reservoirs... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
SoCal Resident Shames Water-Wasters During Drought

SoCal Resident Shames Water-Wasters During Drought

A Southern California man is one of many concerned Californians who are using the Internet to bring attention... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Suspected DUI Driver Rear Ends CHP Motor Officer

Suspected DUI Driver Rear Ends CHP Motor Officer

A California Highway Patrol officer on a motorcycle requested his own medical aid after a suspected DUI... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
UCSD Building Evacuated for Hazmat Incident

UCSD Building Evacuated for Hazmat Incident

San Diego Fire-Rescue's Hazmat team has been called in to investigate an incident in the UC San Diego area. Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
Rescued Horse Gives Birth to Foal in County Care

Rescued Horse Gives Birth to Foal in County Care

When San Diego County Animal Services seized a variety of neglected animals last weekend, workers came away with 31... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
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