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Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider recalls how the 'March Miracle' ended the last drought and resulted in the city's desal plant going offline.
Santa Barbara Water Resources Manager Joshua Haggmark talks about why the city wants to tap the Pacific for drinking water.
'Furious 7" raced to the top of the domestic box office, picking up a massive $143.6 million in its opening weekend, according to initial data.
The market is keying on this all important report, and "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is cooking up his own view.
Rev. Robert H. Schuller, who transformed his drive-in theater preaching into an empire, died at 88, the New York Times reports.
An important snow reserve that provides water for millions of Californians is at about 40 percent of its 2014 level, reports NBC News.
"This property is a showpiece, it's kind of the hood ornament on our Mercedes," says William Randolph Hearst's great-grandson.
Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order slashing water use by 25 percent to deal with a drought that just won't quit. NBC News reports.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports on the 25 percent water reduction order for water usage made by Gov. Jerry Brown in California.
Can the tech industry simultaneously oppose anti-gay discrimination and be a cozy boys club that itself discriminates against women?
A new definition by the Brewers Association of what constitutes craft beer changes the lineup of the largest U.S. brewers by sales volume.
Table service in Germany, breakfast all day in San Diego are signs that right steps are being taken at one company.
A national pharmacists' group has adopted a policy discouraging its members from providing death-penalty drugs.
Two former federal agents were accused of stealing bitcoins while investigating digital black market Silk Road.
Swimming pools have been part of California's lifestyle for decades. But things are getting tougher.
California is bracing for year four of a major drought and many farmers already are reducing acreage.
A California jury found in favor of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins in a high-profile gender discrimination case brought by former partner Ellen Pao.
The Ellen Pao verdict now being deliberated by a jury could be at least as complex as the gender bias issues the case has highlighted.
CNBC's Jane Wells explains why retailers are eyeing an app called Cargomatic and how this benefits west coast ports as port congestion continues.
The company announced an expansion of its Messenger app, called Messenger Platform, for partners and businesses to build on top of it.