more about: California drought

The reaping and sowing of California’s drought

Whenever Hector Tobar writes about anything, I pay attention.

The best water-saving idea yet

My new water-conservation hero is John Cox, the executive chef at Sierra Mar, the restaurant at the much-loved Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur.

The $3 Gadget That Can Save 1,000 Gallons of Water a Month

According to Water Use It Wisely, keeping your shower under five minutes can save up to 1,000 gallons a month. Stay honest with this suction-cup shower timer. At $3.33, it’s one of the least expensive–and most helpful–tools you can buy to lessen the impact of the drought. If you’re ready to revamp your bathroom in a bigger way, check out our list […]

Our 5 Favorite Travel Finds of the Week

As a travel editor, I spend a lot of time scouring hotel and restaurant reviews, tracking vacation trends, and—I’ll admit—daydreaming about my own next trip. (It’s impossible not to!)