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Report: Gov. Brown May Drop Part Of Delta Water Tunnels Project

Gov. Jerry Brown is rethinking a major component of the state’s proposed $25 billion twin-tunnel water project.

04/12/2015

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California Farmers Clash As Huge Amount Of Water Pumped From Delta Despite Drought

Huge amounts of water are mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta — and the prime suspects are farmers whose families have tilled fertile soil there for generations.

04/11/2015

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. (California Department of Water Resources)

Drought Executive Order Streamlines Process To Install Salinity Barriers In The Delta

If approved, construction on the temporary rock barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could begin as early as May.

04/02/2015

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Recent Bomb Threats To Airlines Via Twitter Prompts Federal Investigation

If you saw a Twitter conversation-turned-threat between your airline and a user with ISIS referenced in their name hours before your flight, would you reconsider your travel plans?

01/26/2015

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If Drought Persists, California May Dam 3 Sacramento Delta Channels To Protect Drinking Water

State water officials say they may dam parts of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in an emergency measure to protect freshwater used by millions of Californians.

01/26/2015

A Delta flight from SFO was grounded at New York's JFK airport after a bomb threat was received. (CBS)A Delta flight from SFO was grounded at New York's JFK airport after a bomb threat was received. (CBS)

Bomb Threat Grounds Plane From San Francisco At New York’s JFK Airport

An all-clear has been given after a suspected bomb threat on a Delta Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport and landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday, a spokesman said.

01/19/2015

Land is exposed by the extremely low water level of Lake Kaweah on February 5, 2014 near Visalia, California. Now in its third straight year of unprecedented drought, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back 119 years and possible the worst in the past 500 years. Grasslands that support cattle have dried up, forcing ranchers to feed them expensive supplemental hay to keep them from starving or to sell at least some of their herds, and farmers are struggling with diminishing crop water and what to plant or whether to tear out permanent crops which use water year-round such, as almond trees. About 17 rural communities could run out of drinking water within several weeks and politicians are are pushing to undo laws that protect several endangered species. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Exploring Water Solutions For California’s Drought

Is our current drought in California part of a natural weather pattern, an aberration, or climate change? KCBS In Depth cohosts speak with Dr. Peter Gleick, a globally recognized scientist who is an expert in water and climate issues, about challenges ahead for California in the midst of the worst drought on record.

09/29/2014

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EPA Says Delta Water Tunnels Could Violate Federal Environmental Law, Harm Fish

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say California’s $25 billion plan to build an enormous pair of twin tunnels system to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to other parts of the state may violate federal environmental law and harm endangered fish.

08/29/2014

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Property Tax Hikes Without Voter Approval May Fund California Delta Water Tunnel Project

Funding for Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to build two massive tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to help transport water to Southern California may come from increased property taxes assessed on homeowners without a public vote.

07/24/2014

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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Grass Fire Along Delta De Anza Trail In Pittsburg

Crews have extinguished a small grass fire along the Delta de Anza Regional Trail in Pittsburg, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.

06/01/2014

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