With Folsom Dam Releases Increasing, Officials Warning To Stay Away From Rising WaterwaysThe Sacramento Fire Department made four rescues along the river. They say it doesn’t take much to cause a problem—just six inches to knock you down and two feet to sweep a car away.
Folsom Dam Releasing Water At Rates Not Seen Since 2012Water was released from the dam’s spillway gates, flowing toward the American River. Three of them were open on Monday, releasing up to 8,000 cubic feet per second.
Sacramento Starts Weeding Out Fire Danger Early After Damaging BlazesSacramento is cracking down on people who have overgrown weeds on their property as an early start to fighting fires before they have a chance to destroy homes.
El Niño Has Left Much Of Drought-Stricken California In DustEl Niño has so far left much of drought-stricken California in the dust, delivering a few quick storms but not yet bringing the legendary rain previously linked to the periodic ocean-warming phenomenon.
Record-Breaking Warmth In February Shrank California's SnowpackNew snowpack measurements have brought bad news for Californians hoping for an end to five years of drought.
Department Of Water Resources To Measure Sierra Snowpack On TuesdayState surveyors will travel up the Sierra Nevada Tuesday to take their monthly measurements of the snowpack after a mainly dry and warm February.
City Officials Not Sure How To Fix Months-long Leak On Roseville RoadA metal plate covers the water, but every time a car goes over it, it pops in the air. It continues to drain about half a block down the road before dumping into a drain.
Despite Drought, Californians Fall Short In Water CutbacksState regulators on Thursday will provide their monthly update on how well Californians are conserving water during a historic drought.
Sierra Snow Returns After Weeks Of Above-Normal TemperaturesWhiteout conditions near Donner Lake left many drivers struggling to get up the road.
Are California Almond Growers Being Told Not To Plant More Trees?A drive through the San Joaquin Valley shows rows and rows of almond trees sharing space and resources with other farms.
Record Heat Giving Cherry Farmers Hope For Better Year After DroughtFor the past three years, Central Valley cherry trees have underperformed. But now it looks like bing cherries will go bang.
Water District Accuses California Board Of Overstepping Bounds In Drought InvestigationThe State Water Resources Control Board has proposed a $1.5 million fine against the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District, accusing it of pumping 675 million gallons of water from a channel in June
California Drought's Hardest-Hit Sectors May Need Years Of SupportA new state analysis warns that some sectors hit hardest by California's drought may still need help long after the current dry spell ends.
Water Officials Vote To Extend California Drought EmergencyState water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack.
Arborists Warn Rain, Wind Exposing Dangers Of Dying Trees In California DroughtWhether it’s a tree smashing into a car, or one brought down by a freak tornado, arborist Chad Dykstra is all too familiar with tree troubles. He says business is through the roof, thanks to four years of drought.