Posted: 03/06/2014 - The White House says President Barack Obama has signed into law a reauthorization of the National Integrated Drought Information System.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - The Sacramento City Council has voted to launch a "cash for grass" program that will provide rebates to homeowners who replace their water-guzzling grass lawns with drought-tolerant landscaping.
Updated: 03/04/2014 - Weather watchers in the Sierra Nevada say they need a "Miracle March" to recover from an abysmal winter that's produced only one-third of the normal snowpack.
Posted: 02/28/2014 - The first wave of a powerful Pacific storm is spreading rain and snow through much of California, where communities endangered by a wildfire just weeks ago now face the threat of mud and debris flows.
Posted: 02/27/2014 - Police say blustery snow squalls caused a pileup of nearly 100 vehicles on a busy highway north of Toronto.
Posted: 02/27/2014 - A $687 million drought-relief plan is headed to the governor's desk after winning overwhelming approval in both houses of the Legislature.