Articles Tagged With ‘Water’




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Oroville Dam scare prompts evacuation of 180,000 people

More than 180,000 Northern California residents received evacuation orders Sunday over fears that the emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam will fail and possibly cause massive flooding. [Oroville MR] The Oroville Dam, which is 770... (Continue reading)

SLO gas and water leaks cause evacuations

Both gas and water lines ruptured along Bridge Street in San Luis Obispo Friday morning. The gas and water leaks prompted evacuation orders. [KSBY] Shortly after 7 a.m., people began reporting the ruptures. San Luis... (Continue reading)

Fishermen upset as water flows out of Lopez Lake

About 3 million gallons of water are released daily from Lopez Lake in order to satisfy legal mandates, including environmental laws and groundwater requirements. The dumping of water is upsetting fishermen, who despite the recent... (Continue reading)

Government on the hook for water diverted for endangered fish

After a federal court judge ruled that the government must pay for depriving a property owner of their water rights, the California State Water Resources Control Board extended the time to finalize its Bay-Delta Plan.... (Continue reading)

Flooding in Avila Beach, video

View the flooding and the scenic landscape from a video shot on Jan. 9, from a drone that flew over Avila Beach and the Avila Valley. The video is provided compliments of James McKiernan Lawyers... (Continue reading)

Firefighters watch fire burn Templeton home

A fire destroyed a house in rural Templeton Tuesday night. Firefighters responded to the scene, but they did not try to save the home. [KSBY] Fire crews let the structure burn prior to beginning to... (Continue reading)

Justin Vineyards donates $100,000 to SLO County nonprofits

Justin Vineyards & Winery donated $100,000 to 20 organizations serving the North San Luis Obispo County area last week, according to a press release. The winery is owned by Stewart and Lynda Resnick’s Wonderful Co.... (Continue reading)

Ocean desalination is a political plot

OPINION by BRAD SNOOK Since this is an election season, the newspapers have been filled with promotions of ocean desalination as the “silver bullet” for resolving our water shortage. Supporters of desalination include Jordan Cunningham,... (Continue reading)

Wet October points to a wet winter

As California enters it sixth year of drought, October rains are creating speculation that it could be a wet year. [Tribune] Throughout the Central Coast, many communities have received almost double the average rainfall this... (Continue reading)

Don’t confuse facts with fiction

Opinion by Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill Friday night we had a debate on the mayoral campaign arranged by the Arroyo Grande High School AP government class. I am glad our future leaders are aware... (Continue reading)



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