Drought Stories

Historic Santa Barbara Pine Trees to Be Cut Down

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Four Italian Stone Pine trees on Anapamu St. in Santa Barbara are going to be cut…

Soil Moisture Satellite Arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Soil Moisture Satellite Arrives At Vandenberg Air Force Base

A new launch is on the books at Vandenberg Air Force Base and could have future…

'Gold is the New Green' Signs Available in Santa Barbara

Residents who have been saving water during the four year drought have also seen…

Wine Harvest Weathers Drought in Santa Barbara County

Drought Grape Harvest

Santa Barbara County winemakers are not as worried about the drought dry conditions…

Montecito Union School Gets Mulch Makeover

There's a crunchy new addition in the Montecito Union School's front yard.

Local Growers Enjoying Successful Pumpkin Harvest

Central Coast pumpkin farmers are experiencing a successful pumpkin seasons despite…

Woman Attacked by Bobcat While Eating Lunch

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A woman is recovering in the hospital from multiple bobcat bites.

Desalination Could Mean Increased Rent For Renters

Desalination Water Bills

To restart the salt-to-fresh water facility is pricy. It will cost $32 million to…

Heat Wave Raises Fire Risk

Entrance to Tepesquet Canyon in northern Santa Barbara County

Bill Sutton has a bird's eye view over Tepesquet Canyon from his mountainside home.

Increase in Water Tankers Raises Concern Over Misuse During the Drought

Big sprawling green lawns in the middle of an exceptional drought, along with the…

Water Solutions Sought at Two Santa Barbara County Public Meetings

Long term water solutions will be sought at two Santa Barbara County hearings next…

Drought Slideshows

Slideshow: Montecito Union School Gets Mulch Makeover

There's a crunchy new addition in the Montecito Union School's front yard.

Slideshow: 100-Foot Tall Landmark Tree Cut Down

A landmark tree in Santa Barbara is being cut down after 115 years.

Slideshow: Oak Park Pool Water Pumping

Since it's the end of the swimming season, the pool needed to be emptied. But…

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…

Drought Videos

Historic Pine Trees to Be Cut Down in Santa Barbara

pine_tree_removal

Four Italian Stone Pine trees on Anapamu St. in Santa Barbara are going to be cut…

Soil Moisture Satellite Arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Soil Moisture Satellite Arrives At Vandenberg Air Force Base

A new launch is on the books at Vandenberg Air Force Base and could have future…

'Gold is the New Green' Signs Available in Santa Barbara

Lawns without water are a positive symbol of water savings

Montecito Union School Gets Mulch Makeover

School Property Has Used 50 Percent Less Water Over Three Months

Car Slams Into Fire Hydrant in Afternoon Crash

A two-car crash caused several gallons of water to be wasted after one car veered…

Montecito Water Trucks Concerns

CONCERNS ABOUT WATER TRUCKS IN CARPINTERIA AND MONTECITO MAKING BIG DELIVERIES HAVE…

Local Weather Forecasts

Friday Evening Forecast

Friday Evening Forecast

Cooler temperatures and a few isolated showers will be possible this weekend from a storm system that once again skirts our area.

Friday Morning Forecast

Friday Morning Forecast

Expect a cooldown that starts Friday and lasts all weekend. We could see light scattered showers in addition to the increase in cloud cover. On Monday we notice a gradual warm up…

 
4 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

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