Contra Costa County officials say passengers in a car that landed in deep, fast-flowing waters of an Antioch canal are now safe.
Water officials are looking into what caused a levee to burst, sending flood waters rushing across a Fresno County highway and into farmland and homes.
A man found dead inside a car submerged in the Contra Costa Canal in Pittsburg Wednesday morning was reported missing by family members Tuesday night, police said.
A 12-year-old boy who drowned in an Antioch canal over the holiday weekend was visiting a friend whom he had gone to school with in Alameda, a school employee said.
A 13-year-old boy has drowned after ending up in a Contra Costa County canal filled with swift-moving water.
San Rafael police recovered a male’s body Tuesday morning from the San Rafael Canal near Canal Street and Kerner Boulevard, a police lieutenant said.
A half-century after California officials found that large amounts of the pesticide DDT were discharged into a San Francisco Bay canal, the chemical is still poisoning fish and posing a threat to human health.
Authorities say a DNA test has confirmed that the boy whose body was pulled from a Central California canal is that of 4-year-old Juliani Cardenas.
An autopsy shows a boy whose body was pulled from a Central California canal had drowned.
Authorities said the body of a child found in a Central Valley canal belongs to a 4-year-old boy who was kidnapped from his home earlier this month.