20 billion gallons of water fell into Lake Tahoe during the last storm, giving it a much needed replenishment during a historic drought.
We're still in a historic drought. That's why water districts will stick with their water conservation measures.
Wednesday night's storm, the strongest so far in this series, racked up relatively few major problems with Marin's Mount Tamalpais – the winner in the badly needed water derby. But the storm was merely a warm up for what's to come the rest of the week.
Despite the rain prep precautions, which include having flashlights ready and cleaning out storm drains, the wet weather is a welcome change from hot and dry drought conditions.
A pet owner in Livermore is alerting others after his cat was violently attacked by a bobcat. It happened last night on Old Oak Road.
For a region and state stuck in the throes of drought conditions, rain is good, but too much at once brings the potential of flooding.
The drought is causing more wild pigs to search for food away from the hillsides. In Livermore, wild pigs are causing quite a problem for one winery owner.
Governor Gavin Newsom is urging Californians to double down on their efforts to save water.
Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday extended California's drought emergency to cover the entire state. The proclamation now includes San Francisco among seven new counties added that are asked to voluntarily conserve water.
Canyon Lakes Golf Course in San Ramon is helping combat the state's drought by recycling water for irrigation.
This week, the lake's water level is expected to drop below its natural rim which is just over 6,200 feet in elevation.
The aquifer will send 1.6 million gallons of water a day to a storage unit in Petaluma. Cows and residents alike will be drinking it, along with folks in Sonoma and parts of Marin Counties.
North Bay residents offered free water-saving kits as other Bay Area counties join in the fight to conserve water.
The city of San Jose is taking some dramatic steps to reduce water use during California's historic drought. On Wednesday, Mayor Sam Liccardo, joined by state leaders, said he will be introducing a measure to restrict residents from watering outdoors to twice a week.
California's reservoirs are so low from a historic drought that regulators warned Thursday it's possible the state's water agencies could get nothing from them next year, a frightening possibility that could force mandatory restrictions for residents.
October is just around the corner and pumpkin farms in Half Moon Bay are preparing for what will hopefully be a fruitful season. But it's unclear what will happen because of the drought.
The lawsuit claims the State Water Resources Control Board doesn't have the authority to restrict water from those with California's most senior water rights, even in a time of extraordinary drought.
Lightning strikes and light rain move into the area after the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning Thursday for the North Bay and East Bay mountains and hills.
California's biggest reservoirs are way below where their levels should be this time of year. For example, Lake Shasta, the biggest reservoir in the state by far, is only a quarter full.
Nicasio Reservoir is located in the Nicasio Valley region of Marin County. As of Wednesday, September 8, 2021, the Marin Municipal Water District says their five reservoirs are currently have 28,982 acre-feet of water in them. Compared to the average for this date, 2021 levels are at 49.90 percent of normal. The district has a total capacity of 58,088 acre-feet.