Drought Stories

Flushless Urinal Saving Water At Local Restaurant

A waterless urinal at Ventana Grill in Pismo Beach is saving the restaurant tens of…

County Arborist To Assess Drought-Stricken Trees At Cachuma Lake

Cachuma Lake Oak Tree Drought Concerns

Rangers at Cachuma Lake are dealing with a new drought concern in the middle of…

Solvang Plans to Build New Wells to Help Local Water Supply

The city of Solvang is working on a new well project, which could increase water…

Drought Causes Early Wine Harvest Season

Laetitia Vineyard and Winery workers snipped, dropped and carried thousands of…

Fairway Improvements at Local Golf Course Saving Water

Hunter Ranch Golf Course in Paso Robles recently changed to a Bermuda hybrid turf in…

Water Waster Hotline and Website Flowing With Tips in Santa Barbara

A hotline number and a website to report water wasters in Santa Barbara has been a…

Christmas Trees Not Growing Because Of Drought

Solvang Christmas Tree Burn

Fred Frank is getting ready for the holiday rush.

The Drought Comes to El Capitan State Beach

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Showers turned off due to lack of water

Santa Barbara Saves 18 Percent Of Water Use

Santa Barbara Water Fountain Rules

Santa Barbara residents are closer to the city's conservation goal of 20 percent.

Large Bear Spotted In Montecito

Large Bear Spotted In Montecito

A driver in Montecito reported seeing a large bear Tuesday morning.

Santa Maria Makes Exceptional Drought List

The U.S. Drought Monitor says Santa Maria has been in "exceptional drought"…

Summer Showers Don't Dent Drought Devastation

Even though part of the state saw rain this weekend, nearly 60 percent of…

Drought Slideshows

Slideshow: Drought-Tolerant Landscape Cuts Back On Water Use

Up to 50 percent of all water use in Santa Barbara is used on landscaping. If…

Slideshow: Ventura Riverbed Fire Stopped at 20 Acres

Crews on scene have gained control of a fire in Ventura county that's burned at…

Slideshow: Goleta Home Fully Engulfed in Flames

Santa Barbara County and City fire crews are working to put out a house fire in…

Slideshow: Santa Barbara Taps Into Wells To Help Drought

The City of Santa Barbara is once again starting to pump water from its wells.

Drought Videos

Solvang Plans to Build New Wells

The city of Solvang is working on a new well project, which could increase water…

Early Wine Harvest

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Winemakers on the Central Coast started harvesting two weeks early because of…

Local Golf Course Saving Water

Hunter Ranch Golf Course recently made major renovations to its fairways that will…

Water Wasters Update

A hotline number and a website to report water wasters in Santa Barbara has been a…

Christmas Trees Not Growing Because Of Drought

Solvang Christmas Tree Burn

Hidden Springs Tree Farm is a 10-acre forest full of pine trees. Each year, during…

The Drought Comes to El Capitan State Beach

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The drought is having a big impact on visitors at El Capitan State Beach.

 
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