Assemblymember Frazier Responds to Announcement of Additional Aquatic Weed Treatment Around Discovery Bay

Sacramento, CA – State officials today announced more treatment plans to deal with aquatic weeds choking waterways in and around Discovery Bay. “Our voices were...

Supervisor Mary Piepho Joins the Delta Stewardship Council

Third term Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho was sworn in this week as a member of the Delta Stewardship Council (Council) because...

Oakley: Dan’s Delta Outdoors to Host Grand Opening Celebration

Oakley will have a new fishing and tackle shop as Dans Delta Outdoors officially opens its doors this weekend with its Grand Opening Celebration. Dan...

Delta Protection Commission to Host Coastal Clean Up in Discovery Bay Sept. 21

The Delta Protection Commission has just announced that they will be hosting a coastal clean up on September 21 and the Contra Costa County...

Congressman McNerney Introduces Bill to Prohibit Federal Funds for BDCP

Washington, D.C. –  Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) today introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would prohibit  FY 2015 federal funds...

$7.5 Billion Water Bond Headed to Voters With Delta Protections in Place

With the passage of the two Water Bond bills by the State Legislator Wednesday night, voters will now have the opportunity to decide if...

Assemblymember Jim Frazier Accompanies DBW Staff to Survey Aquatic Weed Infestation

DISCOVERY BAY − Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, accompanied a crew from the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) on Tuesday as...

California Flood Preparedness Week: Be Aware, Be Prepared, and Take Action

As part of 2013 California Flood Preparedness Week, the Delta Protection Commission will be hosting a Flood Preparedness Information Table for Delta residents on...

EPA Provides Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan

It appears that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  has a long list of items that the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP)  must...

Restore the Delta: Fatal Flaws Remain in BDCP Delta Tunnels Plan

Restore the Delta issued the following response to Governor Jerry Brown release highlighting changes in the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. Restore the Delta continued...

Drought Barrier Construction Requires Delta Detours

Boaters Are Reminded To Avoid West False River during Busy Memorial Day Weekend SACRAMENTO — The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is advising boaters who...

Delta: Public Comment Period Extended for Emergency Drought Barriers

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Water Resources has extended from February 25 to March 18 the public comment period on its analysis of...

Northern California Reps. Statement on Senator Feinstein Pulling Deeply Flawed Drought Bill

WASHINGTON­—Today, Northern California Representatives Jared Huffman (D-02), George Miller (D-11) Mike Thompson (D-05), Doris Matsui (D-06), Jerry McNerney (D-09), John Garamendi (D-10), and Ami...

Northern California Members of Congress Vote Against California Water Bill

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (D-05), George Miller (D-11), Doris Matsui (D-06), Jerry McNerney (D-09), and John Garamendi (D-03) Tuesday voted against...

Photos: Volunteers Assist Park District in Clearing Water Hyacinth

More than 100 volunteers assisted East Bay Regional Park District staff in helping remove Water Hyacinth at Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley on...

DWR Plans for Possible Need of Delta Salinity Control Barriers

SACRAMENTO – It may be necessary to install emergency salinity control barriers across three channels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta if the weather stays...

Sheriffs Marine Patrol: Delta Blitz Operation this Weekend, Start of Boating Season

With the Memorial Day weekend and the opening of boating season, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Services Unit would like...

Restore the Delta Say Gov. Brown’s Water Bond Is Not “Tunnels Neutral”

Restore the Delta Says Gov. Brown’s Water Bond Will be a Referendum on Tunnels;NOT “Tunnels Neutral”, Charging Taxpayers $485 Million to Buy Water for...

Saturday: Oakley Kids Fishing Derby

The City of Oakley and Hook, Line & Sinker have teamed up to host the 9th Annual Kids Fishing Derby this Saturday. This “catch...