SACRAMENTO – California began a new water year Oct. 1 with significantly more water in storage than the previous year thanks to above-average snow and precipitation.
In Southern California, SWP’s Castaic Lake is at 112 percent of average compared to 108 percent last year.
Lake Oroville, the State...
As end-of-summer temperatures hover near triple digits, state officials announced just in time for people seeking to cool off at Castaic Lake that the caution about algae has been lifted.
On Monday, officials at the Department of Water Resources removed a caution advisory that had been in effect since...
By Matthew Renda
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – Water officials must change how they manage California’s elaborate storage and distribution system to address six years of warmer-than-average temperatures, the state climatologist said on Thursday.
“Our expectations are that we will continue to see snow lines...
By Nick Cahill
SACRAMENTO – Capping years of debate over the financial future of the state’s critical water delivery system, California sued in state court Tuesday to validate contract extensions with its largest water suppliers for another 67 years.
The move, which environmental groups could still...
The Department of Water Resources has lowered a warning advisory in effect since July 27 at Pyramid Lake due to a blue-green algae bloom, and swimming at the lake is now permitted again.
DWR urges all recreational users to exercise caution and avoid direct contact with blue-green algae.
DWR lowered the...
By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News Service
SACRAMENTO (CN) – Three years after issuing California’s first mandatory water restrictions during a historic drought, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday inked legislation creating permanent water-use goals for households and suppliers.
“In preparation for the...
By Matthew Renda, Courthouse News
One year after record rainfall quenched California’s persistent thirst and led its lawmakers to declare a devastating five-year drought over, water woes may have already returned to the Golden State.
The state’s monthly snow survey taken Thursday showed a skimpy...
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a webinar on Thursday for local educational agencies (LEAs) and education partners to lead a discussion on how schools can use new state and federal funding to invest in strategies that will facilitate a safe and impactful return to in-person learning.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.