Hailstorm sweeps across North Bay

Some parts of the North Bay on Tuesday saw hail as part of a weather system that also brought rain, wind and isolated thunderstorms.

California drought deepens as wet season is anything but

California is experiencing one of the driest starts to spring in decades, data showed Friday, and absent a heavy dose of April and May showers the state’s drought will deepen and that could lead to stricter rules on water use and another devastating wildfire season.