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A Fourth Drought Year for California: What Are the Odds?

June 16, 2014 | 7:48 am

A Fourth Drought Year for California: What Are the Odds?

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Two prominent California water experts advise: Don’t bet on wet. Read more …

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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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After the Rain: How Much of a Dent Did the Storm Put in the Drought?

February 10, 2014 | 6:18 pm

After the Rain: How Much of a Dent Did the Storm Put in the Drought?

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One home truth for all of Northern California after weekend storm: The drought’s a long way from over.

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Berkeley in the Rain: A Soggy, Beautiful Weekend

February 10, 2014 | 1:47 pm

Berkeley in the Rain: A Soggy, Beautiful Weekend

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How the storm looked from one town among many that got a decent dose of rain over the weekend.

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News Pix: Rain! Olympics! Surveillance! Books! Dogs!

February 7, 2014 | 9:00 am

News Pix: Rain! Olympics! Surveillance! Books! Dogs!

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A ‘drought denter’ arrives as elsewhere, a large California contingent takes part in the Winter Games.

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Look! It’s Wet Outside! Or, a Light Rain Falls in San Francisco

January 30, 2014 | 10:44 am

Look! It’s Wet Outside! Or, a Light Rain Falls in San Francisco

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Showers break historic dry spell in Sacramento. Month likely to end as driest in San Francisco history.

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Bay Area ‘Storm’ Watch: Forecasters Say It Really Could Rain

January 28, 2014 | 9:10 am

Bay Area ‘Storm’ Watch: Forecasters Say It Really Could Rain

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Keep your fingers crossed: We’ve got a decent shot at some actual moisture falling out of the sky.

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Bay Area Rain: If You Blinked, You Missed It

November 12, 2013 | 9:03 am

Bay Area Rain: If You Blinked, You Missed It

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Passing front gave the region a light moistening. Next: a possible red-flag fire warning by week’s end.

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Has the Bay Area Gotten Enough Rain Yet?

April 4, 2013 | 2:25 pm

Has the Bay Area Gotten Enough Rain Yet?

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Drizzle spoiled your Easter egg hunt. You stepped in puddles on your way to work on Thursday. And the petals fell off your drenched camellias. So, have we finally gotten enough rain? Longtime Californians shake our heads at such questions. We know that it’s all about the snow pack, which hasn’t been good enough this […]

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North Bay Wine Makers Rush to Get Crops In

October 3, 2011 | 3:36 pm

North Bay Wine Makers Rush to Get Crops In

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The first autumn rains hit the Bay Area Monday, leaving some North Bay winemakers scrambling to get their grapes in as the first drops fell. Under a sky thick with dark clouds, winemaker James Hall of Patz & Hall wine company in Sonoma, is all smiles. “With this pinot noir vineyard,” Hall said. “I am […]

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