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Tag: California drought

Rain, Hail Forecast For San Francisco Bay Area

April 1, 2014 | 9:06 am

Rain, Hail Forecast For San Francisco Bay Area

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The storm warning covers San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

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Bay Area Storm Triggers Flood Alert and Power Outages, Topples Trees

February 28, 2014 | 12:30 pm

Bay Area Storm Triggers Flood Alert and Power Outages, Topples Trees

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Latest storm is soaking entire region, prompting a brief flash flood warning in the South Bay.

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Drought Is One More Setback for San Joaquin River Restoration

February 24, 2014 | 9:06 am

Drought Is One More Setback for San Joaquin River Restoration

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Crisis has turned effort to restore a lost chinook salmon run into focus of political fight. … Read more

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Key California Water Project Announces Drastic Cuts as Drought Deepens

February 21, 2014 | 1:39 pm

Key California Water Project Announces Drastic Cuts as Drought Deepens

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Central Valley Project says many farmers will get no water. Cities can expect a 50 percent allotment.

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Marin’s Salmon, the Drought, and Us

February 21, 2014 | 11:28 am

Marin’s Salmon, the Drought, and Us

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Our February rain prompted a late spawning run and a glimpse of a mystery that we’re part of.

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New Drought Aid Package From Governor, Legislative Leaders

February 19, 2014 | 3:29 pm

New Drought Aid Package From Governor, Legislative Leaders

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Package aims to help those suffering worst impact of crisis, with emphasis on securing emergency water.

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President Obama Says Search for Drought Solutions Needs to Rise Above Politics

February 14, 2014 | 6:47 pm

President Obama Says Search for Drought Solutions Needs to Rise Above Politics

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President’s promise of emergency aid comes amid partisan demands for water solutions.

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As Obama Visits, Gov. Brown Could Face Political Fallout from State’s Drought

February 14, 2014 | 6:24 pm

As Obama Visits, Gov. Brown Could Face Political Fallout from State’s Drought

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Amid fight over water supplies, GOP candidates say governor should have done more to prepare for crisis.

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State Senate Panel Gives OK to First of a Wave of Water Bond Measures

February 11, 2014 | 4:21 pm

State Senate Panel Gives OK to First of a Wave of Water Bond Measures

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Proposed $6.9 billion initiative by state Sen. Lois Wolk has strong backing from environmental groups.

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10 Percent Voluntary Water Cut for Hetch Hetchy’s S.F., Peninsula Customers

January 31, 2014 | 4:00 pm

10 Percent Voluntary Water Cut for Hetch Hetchy’s S.F., Peninsula Customers

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City officials take step as East Bay district considers tapping the Sacramento River for the first time.

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