Drought Prompts State to Order Halt to California Delta Water Drawdowns by Rights HoldersThe State Water Resources Control Board ordered thousands of water rights holders, including farms and cities, to stop drawing water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta on Friday.
Boater Who Died In Delta Friday Identified As Pro Indoor Soccer Player From MarinaJoseph Cairel, a professional indoor soccer player has been identified as the man who died after going missing from a boat in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay on Friday night.
California Sues Trump Administration Over Increased Water Diversions To FarmersCalifornia is suing the Trump administration to block new rules that would divert more water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmers, saying the rules do not protect endangered fish species.
California Steps Up Multimillion-Dollar Battle to Eradicate Nutria from State WetlandsThe Department of Fish and Wildlife was recently awarded $10 million to wipe out the large, invasive rodents and that effort is now well underway.
Gov. Newsom Restarts Delta Water Project, Scraps Twin Tunnel PlanGov. Gavin Newsom scrapped a $16 billion plan Thursday to build two giant water tunnels to reroute the state's water system and instead directed state agencies to restart planning for a single tunnel.
Father Missing, Toddler Hospitalized After Delta RescueAuthorities are searching for a 41-year-old Stockton man who jumped into a swift-moving river in the San Joaquin Delta after his 1-year-old son fell out of their fishing boat.
Sheriff's Deputies Investigate String of Boat Thefts in the DeltaSheriff's deputies are asking boat owners to use a chain to secure their vessels to a dock, use motion lights and cameras and remove valuables from their boats.
Water Agency Approves $11 Billion Funding For California Twin Tunnels ProjectCalifornia's largest water agency on Tuesday approved a nearly $11 billion plan to help fund two enormous tunnels, breathing new life into Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious and controversial plan to remake the state's water system.
Gov. Brown Proposes Pared-Down Delta Water Tunnel ProjectGov. Jerry Brown is paring down his troubled proposal for redoing California's north-south water system in hopes of launching the mega-project before he leaves office this year.
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.
Obama Administration Pushes Delta Water Tunnel ProjectThe Obama administration is pushing for progress on a California water project before it leaves office.
Massive California Environmental Report Supports Delta Water Twin-Tunnel PlanThe Brown administration's 90,000-plus-page environmental-impact report clears another regulatory hurdle for the proposed tunnels.
Delta Islands Become Latest Battleground In California Water WarsThe Metropolitan Water District in Southern California is moving forward with a plan to buy five islands in the Delta.
2016 Ballot Initiative Could Upend Gov. Brown's Delta Water Tunnels PlanA measure expected to qualify for the November 2016 ballot could threaten Gov. Jerry Brown's $15 billion twin tunnel plan to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Report: Gov. Brown May Drop Part Of Delta Water Tunnels Project Gov. Jerry Brown is rethinking a major component of the state's proposed $25 billion twin-tunnel water project.