California Audit Critical Of Gov. Brown's Delta Tunnels ProjectCalifornia's water managers appear to have violated state law by hiring an unqualified consultant to help plan Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion project to build two massive water tunnels, state auditors said Thursday.
Residents Wary Over Delta Tunnels Effect On Waterways, LivelihoodsThe state’s plan to take water from the Sacramento River north of the Delta and tunnel it down to pumping stations in the south has people who live in the area up in arms. Many believe the fix is in to send more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and Southern California.
Heat Wave Has Vineyardists, Vintners in a Cold SweatGrowers and winemakers in Northern California have started irrigating early and humidifying barrel rooms to get ahead of the heat.
Study: Farms, Hydropower At Risk In West's Changing ClimateClimate change could upset the complex interplay of rain, snow and temperature in the West, hurting food production, the environment and electrical generation at dams, the federal government warned Tuesday.
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.
Father Of Bride Missing Following Wedding Reception Near SacramentoA father is missing after attending his daughter’s wedding celebration near Sacramento according to police.
Child Hurt In Delta Boating AccidentA child was injured during a boating accident in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, near Antioch Sunday evening.
Stolen Bethel Island Boats Targeted For Expensive Outboard MotorsA string of boat thefts near Bethel Island over the past month has prompted the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office to increase patrols in the area.
Take A Food Tour Of The Sacramento DeltaFill up a single tank of gas and head on a food tour of the Sacramento Delta. Some of the more eclectic food stops we explore include the famed peanut butter and steak sandwiches in Locke, and a taxidermy rib joint in Rio Vista. Yum?
Closer Look: Focus On Natural Gas Recalls Delta Town's HeydayWith a renewed emphasis on natural gas as a cleaner-burning alternative fuel, Rio Vista -- at the center of one of the state's biggest gas fields -- should benefit but there are signs that the gas wells are slowly giving out.
Coast Guard Suspends Delta Search For Missing FishermanThe U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search on Sunday for a man who apparently fell overboard while fishing alone in Big Break near Oakley Friday afternoon.
Man Rescued After Days Stranded On Suisun Bay IslandThe 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.