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March 15, 2016
Regional fishery managers are considering closing or restricting all salmon fishing off the U.S. West Coast.
February 4, 2016 | Ed Joyce
The U.S. Drought Monitor says, other than a slight reduction in exceptional drought in the northern Sierra, it needs more time to assess impacts of the recent moisture on California's long-term drought.
January 7, 2016 | Ed Joyce
The recent rain and snow in California is a good start but it will take more than one above-average year to replenish major reservoirs and groundwater.
December 10, 2015 | Ed Joyce
Despite a return to a more typical fall storm pattern, the rain and snow has brought only minimal improvement to California's multiyear drought.
August 13, 2015 | Ed Joyce
A slight decrease in severe drought in the last week for one part of California and Nevada saw an increase in the intensity of exceptional drought.
July 30, 2015 | Ed Joyce
The above-average rains of the past week did not ease drought conditions or improve reservoir storage in California. The drought expanded in other parts of the western U.S.
July 23, 2015 | Ed Joyce
The "well above-average" rain of the past three months in California has not brought any improvement to drought conditions in the state.
July 9, 2015 | Ed Joyce
California is on pace for its warmest year on record in the fourth year of drought.
April 2, 2014
A Sacramento-area FEMA team has been called to Washington to help with search and rescue efforts that have been ongoing since a mudslide destroyed a small town a week-and-a-half ago.
April 1, 2014 | Bob Moffitt
A search and rescue team from Sacramento has been working at the site of a deadly mud slide in Washington state for more than a week. Capital Public Radio talked with one of the members of the crew.