Delta Swimmers, Pets Warned To Stay Out Of Water Due To Toxic Algae BloomThe dog days of summer are going to be pretty tough for folks trying to cool off in the Discovery Bay. The water is contaminated with toxic algae bloom.
Funky-Smelling Silicon Valley Tap Water Caused By Delta Algae BloomWater officials in Silicon Valley are warning residents that the water coming out of their taps may be smelly and dirty, but it’s still safe to drink.
Concord Native Attempted To Save Airline Passenger’s Life On Tebow Flight While social media was abuzz Tuesday was over Tim Tebow’s role aboard a Delta flight, a physician’s assistant who grew up in Concord was the one who battled to keep a passenger who had a heart attack alive.
Woman, Child Injured When Boat Suddenly Catches Fire In DeltaA child and a woman were hospitalized after suffering burn injuries in a sudden boat fire on Saturday in the Bethel Island area of eastern Contra Costa County, according to fire officials.
Big 3 Airlines Accused Of Pricing Policy That Could Add Hundreds To Flight CostsThree of the nation’s largest airlines are accused of illegally enacting a little-noticed ticket-pricing policy that could add hundreds of dollars to the cost of your next vacation.
Driver Facing Charges In Horrific Delta CrashThe Northern California woman driving a car that crashed and killed five people last weekend was facing felony drunken driving charges and cruelty to a child stemming from a previous incident.
Pro Soccer Team Coming To Kezar Stadium In San FranciscoProfessional soccer in San Francisco is one step closer to reality Thursday.
Body Of Missing Father Of Bride Found In Sacramento DeltaSearch crews have recovered the body in a Sacramento Delta waterway of an Indian man in the United States who went missing at his daughter's wedding.
Environmentalists Concerned Drought Causing Salty Bay Water To Invade Delta, Threaten EcosystemState officials are struggling to keep portions of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fresh as saltier water from the San Francisco Bay pushes inland during another summer of drought.
Water Officials Announce Largest Cuts On Record For California FarmersDrought-stricken California has ordered the largest cuts on record to farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights.
California Farmers Ordered To Stop Pumping From San Joaquin River WatershedRegulators are ordering farmers with California’s oldest water rights to stop pumping from the San Joaquin River watershed for the first time in memory.
Construction Begins On Emergency Delta Salt Water BarrierConstruction on a $30 million emergency barrier to prevent salt water from entering drinking water supplies began this week in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.