California

Water & Drought

Shasta water release plan has no cutbacks to farmers – for now

After weeks of uncertainty and pressure from members of Congress, federal officials on Wednesday announced a plan for managing water releases from California’s largest reservoir this summer in a manner that will not involve cutbacks in farm water deliveries – at least if all goes as hoped. The good news for farmers may not bode well for endangered fish.

Stunning drone video captures killer whales swimming off the coast of San Diego

Drone footage shows the grace of killer whales swimming off the coast of San Diego, California, on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
Domenic Biagini