Photo of the South Fork of the Kings River in Kings Canyon National Park

Locals Gear Up to Keep Kings River Water

Just as they did more than two generations ago, Kern County farmers are looking to another Central Valley river to the north to refill their groundwater shortfall. But this time around, natives in the Kings River watershed are “sharpening their knives” to f...
Kings River

Avoid the Kings River. It’s Still Closed to Recreational Use.

Strong currents and bone-chilling water have kept the Kings River banned from recreational use for more than a month. The stretch from Pine Flat Dam the Tulare and Kings county lines will remain closed this weekend. The closure, ordered by the Fresno County...
Photo of the Merced River at high water

Valley Waterways Are Beautiful, Cold, and Deadly.

Going to Yosemite or a San Joaquin Valley's waterway this weekend? Be careful. We want you to come back alive. The combination of a huge Sierra snowpack and warming temperatures are filling creeks, rivers...