american river

Folsom Dam flow

Folsom Dam Outflow Slashed Nearly In Half Amid Historically Dry California Winter

The Bureau of Reclamation is drastically cutting back on water releases from the Folsom Dam into the American River from 800 cubic feet per second to just 500 cfs by Friday.

01/06/2014

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Authorities Call Off Search Near Overturned Boat In American River

Sacramento Fire Department’s DART divers searched the American River near Highway 160 near an overturned boat.

12/30/2013

Salmon

Strong Salmon Season Predicted In Rivers After Many Down Years

The Department of Fish and Wildlife says we’re in store for an above-normal salmon season. So many are already coming upstream from the ocean, you can see them slapping up against the weir at the Nimbus Hatchery.

09/03/2013

Rescuers - American River

UPDATED: Body Of Missing Citrus Hights Man Pulled Out Of American River

Sacramento investigators pulled the body of a missing Citrus Heights man out of the American River Friday morning.

08/30/2013

fire

Search For Arsonist Intensifies Along American River

The search for an arsonist has intensified along the American River in Rancho Cordova after four fires burned in the area in five days.

07/28/2013

Fire Rancho

Firefighters Call Rancho Cordova Grassfire Suspicious, Have Suspect Descriptions

Firefighters are calling Friday’s 40-acre grassfire along the American River suspicious, and investigators have several suspect descriptions from witnesses who saw people leaving the area where the fire started.

07/26/2013

rafters

Alcohol Ban Helps Tame Annual Rafters Gone Wild On American River

Sacramento’s “Rafters Gone Wild” weekend may not be as wild as it used to be thanks to this year’s booze ban.

07/13/2013

River

Rafting Gone Wild Prompts Alcohol Ban On American River

An alcohol ban is planned this weekend on the American River because of an event called Rafting Gone Wild.

07/11/2013

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Search Continues For Swimmer Missing On American River

Searchers will resume their work on the American River, looking for the body of a swimmer last seen on Sunday.

07/01/2013

river search

Search Suspended For Missing Man Last Seen In American River

Rescue crews have suspended the search for a missing swimmer last seen in the American River Sunday.

06/30/2013

Firefighters American River Rescue

Firefighters Rescue Man Stranded On American River Island

Firefighters rushed to the rescue a possibly injured man trapped on an island in the American River.

05/10/2013

Chinook Salmon Released In American River

American River Is Beginning Of Salmon Journey

Millions of Chinook salmon were released into the American River, representing a critical part of the state’s economy.

05/07/2013

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