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During a Summer of Drought, Nobody Will Win

April 10, 2014 | 9:00 am

During a Summer of Drought, Nobody Will Win

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Water managers are walking a tightrope, balancing how much water to deliver where. Read more …

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News Pix: Leland Yee, BioBlitz, Salmon and a ‘Magical Misfit Marriage’

March 28, 2014 | 9:30 am

News Pix: Leland Yee, BioBlitz, Salmon and a ‘Magical Misfit Marriage’

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The week’s news in photos from around the Bay.

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Video: Drought Peril Prompts a Massive Trucking Operation for Baby Salmon

March 27, 2014 | 12:33 pm

Video: Drought Peril Prompts a Massive Trucking Operation for Baby Salmon

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Wildlife officials say trucking is the only way to make sure hatchery salmon reach the Pacific.

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Baby Salmon to Get a Lift on Their Way to the Ocean

March 21, 2014 | 5:28 pm

Baby Salmon to Get a Lift on Their Way to the Ocean

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Due to the drought, fishery officials will truck fish from northern Sacramento Valley to the Delta.

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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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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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Key State Report to Show How Water Tunnels Will Impact Endangered Fish

March 26, 2013 | 3:53 pm

Key State Report to Show How Water Tunnels Will Impact Endangered Fish

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This month, new details have emerged about Gov. Jerry Brown’s $23 billion plan to build new plumbing in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. It could be the state’s largest water project in a generation, consisting of two massive, 40-foot-wide tunnels and thousands of acres of habitat restoration. On Wednesday, state water officials will release new studies […]

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Tunnel Vision: Who Really Determines California’s Water Flow

March 19, 2013 | 5:07 pm

Tunnel Vision: Who Really Determines California’s Water Flow

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Governor Jerry Brown’s plan for two massive tunnels in the Delta is getting a lot of attention, but a different state agency is making the tough water decisions.

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November 29, 2012 | 8:12 am

A.M. Splash: Jobless Benefits Threatened; Salmon Return to S. Joaquin; Big Rain Still in Forecast; MTC Building Price Soars

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Federal jobless benefits could vanish (SF Chronicle) Talk about a hard landing: About 2 million Americans, including 400,000 in California, will abruptly lose their unemployment benefits after December unless Congress votes to continue federal funding for extended benefits. This part of the “fiscal cliff” has received less attention than tax increases and other spending cuts […]

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