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Stevens Creek

Opposition To Governor’s Water Conservation Plan Grows

As the slow roll-out of California Governor Jerry Brown’s state-water plan continues to be unveiled, opposition to the plan grows.

05/30/2013

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

$14 Billion Delta Plan To Help Fish Survival, Water Officials Say

California water officials said on Wednesday that a $14 billion twin-tunnel plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta would restore the ecosystem and reduce mortality of threatened fish, although during dry years the delta smelt would be killed at the same rate as today.

03/27/2013

Crews pull out an SUV that ended up in a ditch near Discovery Bay on March 25, 2013. Two people were killed in the accident. (CBS)

SUV Flips Into Canal Near Discovery Bay, 2 Dead

Authorities say a man and a woman died after the SUV they were traveling in flipped into an irrigation ditch near far eastern Contra Costa County.

03/25/2013

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Water Rates To Rise If Governor’s Delta Water Project Is Built

Several Bay Area water agencies plan to raise rates if a massive Delta water diversion project, proposed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown, actually gets built.

07/30/2012

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Governor Brown Unveils Delta Water Plan Amid Bay Area Opposition

California and federal officials have announced plans for a massive twin tunnel system to carry water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to Southern California farmland and cities.

07/25/2012

A video posted on YouTube shows a group of fishermen catching a green sturgeon, a protected species, in the Delta. (CBS)

Video Shows Fishermen Harming Protected Sturgeon On Delta

A group of fishermen could be in trouble after a video posted on YouTube shows a protected green sturgeon being yanked from the dark waters of the Delta.

07/03/2012

(CBS)

Contra Costa’s Boating Season Off To Rocky Start

With the Fourth of July approaching, marine patrol officers in Contra Costa are warning boaters to be extra careful on the Delta.

06/26/2012

Acemoore Pittman and Johnnie Johnson drowned when their boat capsized along the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta on June 16, 2012. (CBS)

2 Bay Area Men Killed In Delta Boating Accident

A Bay Area family is mourning the deaths of two cousins who drowned when their boat capsized in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta west of Stockton.

06/18/2012

Coho Salmon

Some California Fish Species On Verge Of Extinction

The failing health of many aquatic ecosystems in California has pushed some fish species to the brink of extinction, according to a new report from a team of experts.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/24/2011

(CBS)

Body Of Missing SF Fisherman Surfaces In Sacramento Delta

The body of a San Francisco man who went missing during a solo fishing trip on Jan. 22 has been found about a half-mile away from where he was presumed to have drowned.

CBS San Francisco–02/14/2011

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