Aerial view of the Tuolumne River in spring 2006

State OKs More Water for Salmon, Less for Farmers and Cities

SACRAMENTO — A state board on Wednesday approved a contentious proposal to boost water flows through the San Joaquin River, a move that would increase habitat for salmon but deliver less water to farmers and cities such as San Francisco. The plan under cons...
Aerial photo of canals that are part of the Central Valley Project

Water Effort Unites Brown, McCarthy, and Feinstein

The Sacramento Bee reports that two leading Democrats, Gov. Jerry Brown and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, are joining forces with Kevin McCarthy, the most powerful Republican in the House of Representatives, to bring ...