San Joaquin River

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 […]


King Salmon

Salmon release is step in Calif. river restoration

Biologists are hoping that two Chinook salmon released into the San Joaquin River will make their way to historic spawning areas near the Friant Dam.



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