SkyDrone 5 Shows Remarkable Comeback For San Luis ReservoirSan Luis Reservoir, one of the state's largest, was also one of its driest. What a difference one winter can make.
Climate Prediction Center: Chance Of El Niño Returning Next WinterIt's not time to go purchase that canoe just yet, but climate predictors are hinting that next winter will be another wet one.
Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency, Seeks Federal Aid Over StormsGov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Tuesday and requested a presidential major disaster declaration due to damage caused by recent storms.
California Facing $50 Billion Price Tag For Flood ControlCalifornia faces an estimated $50 billion price tag for roads, dams and other infrastructure threatened by floods such as the one that severely damaged Oroville Dam.
Oroville Dam Outflow Slowed To Clear DebrisCalifornia water authorities started slowing the outflow Monday from the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway to allow workers to remove debris blocking a hydroelectric plant from working.
Extraordinary Winter Tests California Flood ControlOn one hand, it was a textbook lesson in the power of small problems, or in this case, a small breach in a dam spillway that almost caused a catastrophe.
Blasted By West Coast Storm, Californians Grapple With Slides, Snow, FloodingWith the storm feeding on an atmospheric river of moisture stretching far out into the Pacific, precautionary evacuations of homes in some neighborhoods were requested.
Workers Rush Repairs At Oroville Dam, Reduce Lake Level Before StormsThe Oroville Reservoir is continuing to drain as state water officials scrambled to reduce the lake's level ahead of impending storms.
Some Oroville Dam Evacuees Waiting To Return HomeThe stress of evacuation and an uncertain future were enough for Donald Azevedo and his family to opt to stay a few more nights in an emergency shelter rather than risk having to do it all again.
Highway 50 In Sierra Closed Due To Mudslides A key mountain route between Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe is closed indefinitely because of a series of mudslides.
Regulators Dismissed Oroville Dam Concerns 12 Years AgoEnvironmental activists and local government officials warned more than a decade ago about the risk of catastrophic flooding below a major Northern California dam, but state and federal regulators dismissed those fears at the time.
Oroville Dam Operating Under Temporary Licenses For 10 YearsThe Oroville Dam threatened by the possible failure of a damaged emergency spillway that forced the weekend evacuation of almost 200,000 residents has operated under temporary licenses for a decade, according to new reports.