HR 3964: Restore the Delta Blasts Emergency Water Delivery Act

Sacramento, CA- Restore the Delta (RTD) today blasted HR 3964 (Valadao) as “dangerous legislation being put forward by southern San Joaquin Valley congressmen using...

DWR Drops State Water Project Allocation to Zero, Seeks to Preserve Remaining Supplies

To protect Californians’ health and safety from more severe water shortages in the months ahead, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today took...

Hearing Set to Examine Fiscal and Economic Impacts of the Proposed Bay Delta Conservation...

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley), Chair of the Accountability and Administrative Review Committee, will be conducting a Fiscal and Economic Oversight Hearing...

Water Wars: Delta Region Lawmakers Oppose GOP Drought Bill

Local Lawmakers in the Delta Region are shooting down a proposal by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and three Southern California Congressmen. The proposal...

Coast Guard Medically Evacuates Two Unconscious People From Delta

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a husband and wife two miles south of Rio Vista, Calif. at approximately 10 a.m., Monday. At approximately...

Tunnels Critics Blast Congressional Move to Boost Delta Pumping As Drought Relief Solution

Restore the Delta issued the following statement about a plan that would allow the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Delta pumps to operate as long as...

Restore the Delta Responds to Governor Browns Drought Declaration

Sacramento, CA- Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown’s rush to build Peripheral Tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom salmon and...

Coast Guard Evacuates Four From Brush Fire on Kimball Island

  The US Coast Guard released the following information Tuesday afternoon regarding a fire on Kimball Island which sent smoke to downtown Antioch shortly before...

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...

Nov. 4: Delta Supporters to Host Forum on BDCP Proposals and Solutions

The public invited to learn more about impacts of massive tunnel project where nine elected leaders, a top economist, and water experts will tell...

Formal Public Review of the BDCP to Now Begin on December 13

As a joint effort of state and federal agencies preparing the BDCP, the recent shutdown of the federal government and associated staff furloughs have...

Delta Protection Commission Elects Larry Ruhstaller as New Chair

Larry Ruhstaller, a Member of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, has been chosen to serve as Chair of the Delta Protection Commission...

Assemblymember Frazier and Volunteers Work Together in Delta Waterway Cleanup Event

Brannan Island, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) and almost 80 volunteers joined forces last weekend to participate in the Delta Waterway Cleanup sponsored...

Frazier Applauds Congressional Feedback Discouraging the Bay Delta Conservation Plan

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) released the following statement in response to a letter from Congressmembers Doris Matsui (CA-06), George Miller (CA-11),...

Rep. Matsui Leads Letter Expressing Concern with Assumption of Federal Funding for BDCP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) led a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown expressing deep concerns regarding the assumption that federal funding...

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...

California Reps: Federal Reports Confirm BDCP Not Based on Sound Science

Washington, D.C. – Today, several U.S. Representatives from Northern California called on the Brown Administration to withdraw and fully revise their proposed Bay Delta...

Supervisor Mary Piepho Talks Delta in Brentwood

Friday morning, Supervisor Mary Piepho found herself in Brentwood meeting with the Kiwanis Club to provide an update on the California Delta and the...

Bethel Island: Sunken Boat Now Creates Navigation Hazard

If you recall back on June 5, Nate Anderson provided us with a picture of a boat which sunk in Dutch Slough near Bethel...