Emergency Drought Barrier Removal Underway in Delta

Temporary Barrier Blocked Salt Water Intrusion, Will Be Gone by Mid-November SACRAMENTO – Work by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) to dismantle an emergency...

Sept. 26: Dan’s Delta Outdoors Set to Kick Off Striper Fishing Series

Dan’s Delta Outdoors will be kicking off its 2015 Striper Series Tournament on September 26 out of Big Break Marina in Oakley. The entry...

Sept. 26-Oct 1 Delta Fishing Report: Fishing Rolls as Salmon, Stripers Surge

Tournaments return to Big Break Marina with Dan’s Delta Outdoors Striper Series Leading the way back to this Delta Icon! Last minute Check In...

Delta Report: Fall Bite Continues to Gain Momentum

Here is a look at this weeks Delta Fishing Report by Dan’s Delta Outdoors for the week of October 14-20. Fall Stripers and Salmon Stacked Isleton...

Delta Legislative Caucus Objects to Governor’s Plan to Turn Management of ‘WaterFix’ Project Over...

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown’s push to expedite planning and construction of the disastrous Delta twin tunnels project violates key parts of the Delta...

Hulbert and Schryuer Take Top Prize in Striper Fishing Series Kick Off Event

Dan's Delta Outdoors 2015 Striper Series kicked off Saturday at Big Break Marina in Oakley with 20-boats participating. In total, three teams submitted qualifying...

Liberty High Team Takes 1st Place, Freedom High Team Earns Anglers of the Year...

Liberty High School's Colby Huntze and Logan Gragg earned 1st place honors Sunday at the California Student Angler Federation with a total weight of...

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...

Drought Triggers Need for Installation of Emergency Salinity Barrier on Delta Channel

Temporary Barrier Would Deter Saltwater and Protect Delta Water Quality SACRAMENTO—Faced with potentially insufficient water supplies to repel salinity in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the...

April 27 – May 1: Invasive Weed Treatments

Invasive Weed Treatments for the week of April 27 - May 1 from the California State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways where several...

April 15-21: Delta Fishing Report

Striper Fishing Goes Off This week! A great Time to remember to Join California Striped Bass Association! Need More Members that Love to Fish...

CA WaterFix Cost-Benefit Analysis: Another Incomplete, Inaccurate Chapter

On Feb 13, California WaterFix staff released a cost-benefit analysis of the new phased-in tunnels project. However, the analysis is incomplete, as it only...

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...

Feb 3-9: Delta Fishing Report

Super Weekend for Diamondback Anglers. West Delta anglers will line up throughout the area for this year’s huge Super Bowl Sturgeon Derby. This target...

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...

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...

California WaterFix Reaches Key Milestone As State Environmental Review Is Certified

SACRAMENTO – Clearing another major milestone toward the modernization of the state’s water delivery system, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Friday certified...

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...

Delta Water Diversions Reduced to Protect Smelt

Matt Weiser of the Sacramento Bee is reporting that Federal wildlife officials ordered cuts in water diversions from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect...

Frazier Says Votes by Delta Stewardship Council Show Why Council Should be Disbanded

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) released the following statement Thursday after the Delta Stewardship Council voted 5-to-2 on amendments to various chapters...