Drought continues to impact the state multiple ways, and without any mandatory water restrictions it can be difficult for the average Californian to see the drought's effects.
California ranchers, despite near-record beef prices, are culling their cattle herds in response to one of the most severe droughts the state has ever faced, and Colorado ranchers are taking advantage.
No one is safe from the effects of California's drought. Farmers are helpless as it cripples their fields and raises food prices for consumers. But, with new technologies, some farmers are finding ways to outlast the drought.
Community Action Partnership of Kern has received emergency food boxes to distribute to families impacted by California's drought.
With California's severe drought, local oil operators say they're trying to save water, and one program is even sharing a lot of water with farmers.
Letters were sent from the city's water department to Rio Bravo Golf Course management and the Olcese Water District to halt irrigation shipments to the course for the rest of the year.
Water has flowed from Northern California's snow-capped peaks to the south's parched cities ever since the California Aqueduct was built in the 1960s. Now, amid one of the worst droughts in history, state officials are considering an audacious plan to send some of the water back uphill.
With California in a third dry year, well drilling is booming across the nation's most productive agricultural region, and some drilling companies are booked for months or a year. In some counties, requests for permits to dig new wells have soared, more than doubling over this time last year.
Gov. Jerry Brown has issued a second executive order to deal with California's drought, taking additional steps to help fight wildfires and assist cities and farmers.
A new study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for the recent harsh winter.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she has dropped $300 million in emergency spending from drought-relief legislation to improve prospects for getting the bill passed.
The Sierra snowpack in drought-stricken California measured at 32 percent of normal Tuesday at a time of year when it's supposed to be at its peak, the state's Department of Water Resources announced.
Rural California schools expect to see attendance drop as the drought worsens and families leave the state's agricultural region in search of work elsewhere.
As a bone-dry state, some in California are turning to an old-time solution for the current drought.
At Bakersfield City Hall on Thursday, all seven of of Bakersfield’s water purveyors met to discuss how the county's population center can cut back on water.