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A Sacramento couple who made it their goal to save water during the drought with a hope of saving money at the same time is now facing a fee for their low water use.
Thanks to the rain and snow from February and March storms, the California Department of Water Resources announced Friday that it would increase water allocations for State Water Project deliveries from zero to five percent.
The conflict in Syria has devastated much of the country's agricultural sector. But while the fighting has left large tracts of farmland abandoned, irrigation systems smashed and livestock neglected, other forces have also been at work.
You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
Massive wildfires are on the increase in the Western USA due to rising temperatures and worsening drought from climate change, and the trend could continue in the decades to come, new research suggests.
In a minor bright spot after more than a year of drought, state and federal officials announced Friday that because of March storms, they will be able to deliver slightly more water to California farms and cities this year than expected a few months ago.
Authorities believe skeletal remains found inside a truck recovered from a North Texas lake are those of a woman missing for 35 years.
California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal officials ease drought-related water cutbacks because of recent rain and snow.
Containers of milk are displayed at Cal-Mart Grocery on March 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
Westwood moved closer to ending a two-year winless drought in adding a 6-under-par 66 to his opening round of 65 at Kuala Lumpur Country Club.
Tens of thousands of spring-run Chinook salmon are being released into the San Joaquin River, marking a major milestone in the federal plan to restore native fish populations to the state's second-longest river.
Ongoing deforestation and fragmentation of forests in the Amazon help create tinderbox conditions for wildfires in remnant forests, contributing to rapid and widespread forest loss during drought years, according to a team of researchers.
Purdue Agriculture Economist Corinne Alexander said California depends on snow during the winter months for water supply in the summer.
California is experiencing one of its worst droughts, and the Valley could see some of the effects in local grocery stores.
China has backtracked on its policy of capping retail prices on medicines and will allow pharmaceutical companies to set prices for some drugs, after criticism that controls had caused a drug drought that derailed treatment for millions of patients.