California

Water & Drought

Latest aerial view of Lake Oroville spillway repair area

The state Department of Water Resources reports that contractors continue to remove sediment and debris below the Lake Oroville spillway. Lake levels have risen 3 feet to elevation 843 feet since the spillway gates were closed. Flows to meet fishery requirements are being met by releases through the Thermalito Diversion Dam and Thermalito Afterbay River Outlet, according to the DWR. The total flow to the Feather River remains at 2500 cfs. The operation will continue 24 hours per day.

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Former mayor to Grover Beach City Council: 'Are you whores?'

Former Grover Beach Mayor and City Councilman Ron Arnoldsen is being accused of hate speech after asking the council whether they were whores during a marijuana debate on May 15, 2017.
Kaytlyn Leslie The Tribune
Former mayor to Grover Beach City Council: 'Are you whores?' 0:49

Former mayor to Grover Beach City Council: 'Are you whores?'

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Hearst Castle’s baby zebra shows off its racing stripes

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Family outing is fun for killer whales, not so much for their big, blue neighbor

California lawmakers debate raising smoking age to 21 1:36

California lawmakers debate raising smoking age to 21