Photo Illustration of the proposed Temperance Flat dam north of Fresno, California

Temperance Flat Dam Put on the Shelf Indefinitely

An investment analysis that looked at how much it would cost water users to build and operate the proposed Temperance Flat Dam northeast of Fresno without government funding was finished earlier this year and quietly passed among water districts, which just as...
Photo Illustration of the proposed Temperance Flat dam north of Fresno, California

Vidak: Brown Disrespects Valley Again With Dam Funding

Many of my Central Valley legislative colleagues are furious that the staff at Gov. Jerry Brown's Water Commission have rigged the system so the recently announced proposed funding for Temperance Flat Reservoir is just that — flat. It's not surprising that ...

Come 2050, Californians Will Wish They Had More Dams

A new University of California report forecasts kick-to-the-gut climate-change realities for California farmers, especially those who grow permanent crops in the Central Valley. In a nutshell, the report anticipates big trouble ahead for crops such as almon...

Gubernatorial Candidate Chiang on Housing, Protests, Water

John Chiang knows California is in a housing crisis. There is much demand and not enough supply. One of his ideas would reverse a decision of the man he is trying to replace as governor. “I want to bring (redevelopment agencies) back in an altered form,” th...