Sacramento – San Joaquin River Delta

Monica Soares takes  a break during her ride on part of the dry lake bed at Folsom Lake near Folsom, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California emergency drought bill to be introduced

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said […]

01/22/2014

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

$24.7B water plan unveiled by Calif. officials

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California Water officials on Monday released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water […]

12/09/2013

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

Lawsuits filed against Calif.’s Delta Plan

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Environmental and fishing groups have filed a lawsuit against a broad, long-range plan to manage the ailing Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The lawsuit — announced on Monday — is the fourth lawsuit […]

06/17/2013

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

Calif. council adopts delta management plan

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California agency has unanimously adopted a broad, long-range plan to manage the ailing Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The Delta Stewardship Council voted 7-0 on Thursday to approve the final version […]

05/17/2013

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

Calif. releases next part of plan to restore delta

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California water officials have released the next part of a $23 billion plan to restore and protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and guarantee a stable water supply for millions of Californians.

03/27/2013

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Governor pitches water tunnel project to farmers

COLUSA, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown waded into potentially hostile territory Wednesday as he pitched his $14 billion plan to reshape California’s water-delivery system by building massive tunnels below the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

02/06/2013

Gov Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown promotes optimistic vision of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cheering a California rebound, Gov. Jerry Brown delivered a State of the State address Thursday that laid out the legacy-building ideas he will work on during the second part of his term.

01/24/2013

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