Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Abandoned Boats Present Hazards on the San Joaquin Delta

One California agency says an unexpected form of waste on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is polluting waters and creating hazardous conditions.


Win Passes To The Fall Power And Sailboat Expo

Dangerous Boating Season Predicted On The Delta

The boating season on the Delta could be more of a challenge than in years past because officials say water levels are higher, colder and perhaps more treacherous.


Egeria Densa

State To Combat Invasive Weed Choking Contra Costa Delta

Boaters and swimmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are finally getting some help from the state in removing a non-native plant that is flourishing uncontrollably.


Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Report Paints Bleak Picture Of Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

More than 25 million Californians get their water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the aging system is getting a lot of attention right now from an independent state agency.


flooding, floods, rain

Report Projects Impact Of A Massive California Storm

Scientists dub it California’s “other Big One,” a series of storms capable of costing three times as much as a severe Southern California earthquake.


Wild Salmon.

Summit Focuses On Saving California Salmon Industry

Members of Congress and fishermen grilled federal and state officials on Saturday about efforts to restore California’s once-abundant salmon runs.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/04/2010

lifesaver, rescue, coast guard, drowning, drown

Man Rescued After Days Stranded On Suisun Bay Island

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man Monday morning who had been stranded on an island near the mouth of the San Joaquin and Sacramento river deltas for five days, the Coast Guard said.


California Aqueduct in the San Joaquin Valley. (AP)

Brown Calls For Delta Canal In California Water Plan

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown on Wednesday called for building a peripheral canal to help solve California’s water shortages, a proposal voters defeated when he was governor in 1982.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010

Stranded Jet Skiers Rescued In Sacramento Delta

Two jet skiers were rescued from Frank’s Tract in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2010

Central Valley Women Charged in Foreclosure Refurbishing Scam

A San Joaquin County grand jury has charged two real estate brokers with defrauding investors of $4.5 million as part of scheme in which they promised to provide hefty profits to people who loaned them […]