Thursday Feb 27
Drought is still here: Snow survey results show slight water increase
SACRAMENTO Water officials trudged through the "light blanket" of snow in the Sierra to confirm that the much-neeeded snowpack is not enough to make a dent on drought.
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Tue Feb 25, 2014
Why S.J. County is likely to receive CVP water
Some observers were surprised when Central Valley Project contractors on the Stanislaus River - namely, Stockton East Water District and Central San Joaquin Water Conservation District - were told they would receive 55 percent of their requested water this year, unless conditions change.
Wrong-way driver slams into side of big rig on Interstate 5
Two lanes of northbound Interstate 5 were closed for about one hour Tuesday morning after an SUV went the wrong way down an off-ramp and slammed into the side of a big rig.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Experts: honey oil production on the rise
A man drug agents said was making honey oil in a Redding motel room is currently in intensive care at UC Davis.
Stolen car pursuit reaches 110 mph
A stolen car suspect was arrested after a pursuit that reached up to 110 miles per hour through Redding and the City of Shasta Lake.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Water news not as bleak for S.J.
Despite Friday's bleak news for many Central Valley farmers, the federal tap will continue to flow to portions of San Joaquin County - albeit at a much lower rate.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
California farmers to get 'zero' federal water
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Tue Feb 18, 2014
Crystal Geyser, small town locked in bitter water fight
Elora Rizer of Mount Shasta fills her 16 water bottles at Spring Hill, the headwaters of the Sacramento River.
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Tue Feb 11, 2014
Weekend Rain Breathes Some Life Into Barren Folsom Lake
Officials at the Bureau of Reclamation were excited that this weekend's storm breathing some life into an otherwise barren Folsom Lake.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Californiaa s reservoirs now just a bigger puddlesa
The gully washer that swept through California left a heaping of powdery snow in the Sierra, but it fell far short of filling the state's depleted reservoirs.
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Changes For New Melones Marina
Shasta Lake Resorts is currently scheduled to remain under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation through December, but the company notified BOR that it will close early because of forecasted low water levels.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Drop in lake water levels exposes history
The foundation of a trout hatchery from the 1870s has been exposed by low water levels at Shasta Lake, which was at just 37 percent of capacity as of Thursday.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
In El Dorado County
7 Day Forecast - Rain through Monday
Rain after 10am continuing throughout weekend with 2-6 inches of rain expected. Winds picking up to 17 mph with gusts up to 29 mph.