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Shasta Lake, California is located in Shasta County. Zip codes in Shasta Lake, CA include 96089, 96019, and 96079. The median home price in Shasta Lake is $179,900 which is roughly $123/per square foot. More Shasta Lake information.

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Friday Sep 12 | KRCR

Officer to accept governor's public safety medal of valor

The California governor's Public Safety Medal of Valor is an award given to one officer every year who has performed an act of bravery. This year's recipient is from the Northstate.

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Friday Sep 12 | The Willits News

California drought:Dams part of drought relief bond package

How much money drought -stricken California should spend to build new dams was a big part of the debate over the bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed last month to put a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot. Republicans and Central Valley Democrats who pushed hardest for new reservoirs highlighted the fact that California built many of the world's most ambitious dam projects during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, but a large state- or federally-funded reservoir hasn't been built in 35 years.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Californians cut water use 7.5% in July as drought continues

A buoy sits on dry cracked earth that had been an inlet of Shasta Lake in Northern California before the crippling drought. A buoy sits on dry cracked earth that had been an inlet of Shasta Lake in Northern California before the crippling drought.

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KRCR

Fire burning along Backbone Ridge

Firefighters responded early Wednesday to a wildfire on Backbone Ridge in Shasta County. The fire is burning, northeast of Bella Vista, between Highway 299 and Shasta Lake.

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KRCR

Wanted man swims from police, gets arrested

Redding Police officers said they pulled up on what looked like Yakaitis' vehicle stopped in the South Bonneyview boat ramp parking lot. The officer drove up behind the car when the driver, 21-year-old Jazmn Neher, drove off down the boat ramp towards the Sacramento River.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

KRCR

Water levels at Shasta Lake near second-lowest level ever

In 2008 the water level was measured at 909.23 feet. On Monday the water elevation was 909.50 feet.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KRCR

Water levels at Shasta Lake near second-lowest level ever

In 2008 the water level was measured at 909.23 feet. On Monday the water elevation was 909.50 feet.

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Gawker

Stark Photos Show California's Largest Reservoir Going Dry

Shasta Lake in provides recreation, irrigation and power for a large chunk of California-and if it doesn't start raining a lot very soon it looks like a lot of Californians are going to have to make some rather harsh lifestyle changes. Getty photographer Justin Sullivan has captured some downright disturbing images showing just how desperate California's "exceptional" drought has become at the state's largest reservoir, about 10 miles or so north of Redding on the Sacramento River.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

KRCR

Low water levels force Bridge Bay workers to move docks

Low water levels have forced Bridge Bay workers to move their main docks to a new location on Shasta Lake. The Shasta County Sheriff's safety unit is among those being moved to a new spot.

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BBC News

Week in pictures: 30 August - 5 September 2014

Houseboats are dwarfed by the steep banks of Shasta Lake at Bridge Bay Resort in Redding, California, which is currently near just 30% of its total capacity. This is the lowest it has been since 1977.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Star Tribune

Hot & Stormy - Autumnal Breeze by Tomorrow

Paul Douglas is a nationally respected meteorologist with 33 years of television and radio experience. A serial entrepreneur, Douglas is Senior Meteorologist for WeatherNation TV , a new, national 24/7 weather channel with studios in Denver and Minneapolis.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

California drought: Why doesn't California build big dams any more?

Photograph from 1963 shows the core of Oroville Dam under construction. At the time, dam-building wasn't the novelty it has become today.

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The Washington Post

Study: Global warming to heighten risk of Southwestern megadroughts

Houseboats are dwarfed by the steep banks of Shasta Lake at Bridge Bay Resort on August 31, 2014 in Redding, California.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

News10.net

California's 100-year drought

California is now in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts in the past century, one that's led to fierce wildfires, looming water shortages, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Drought drains California lake

AUGUST 30: A paddleboarder floats on the waters of Shasta Lake near the Shasta Marina Resort on August 30, 2014 in Lakehead, California.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

KRCR

Shasta Lake on Labor Day

Kristin Brooks, operator at Packers Bay Marina, hopes the perceptions regarding the lake's low levels will change and believes they have resulted in fewer visitors this Labor Day holiday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

California drought: Why doesn't California build big dams any more?

How much money drought-stricken California should spend to build new dams was a big part of the debate over the bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed last month to put a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot.

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Examiner.com

Don't give up on the plants

AUGUST 30: Dry grass stands near Bridge Bay Resort at Shasta Lake on August 30, 2014 in Redding, California.

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