Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

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.


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Contra Costa Supervisor Worries Gov’s Plan Would Divert Too Much Water To SoCal

Contra Costa County Supervisors are concerned with the governor’s push to divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to Southern California, saying it would harm a fragile ecosystem.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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

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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.