Millerton Lake News

6/22/2017 12:09:00 AM
That water comes from Friant Dam; almost 309,000 acre-feet of water was released Tuesday. Fresno fire officials say, that's an equivalent of an entire Millerton Lake in itself. All of it, from the melting snowpack, flowing out to canals and rivers ...

6/21/2017 7:00:00 AM
To be built within the existing Millerton Lake, which is part of the federal Central Valley Project, the proposed Temperance Flat Dam and Reservoir would be upstream from Friant Dam on the San Joaquin River in Fresno and Madera counties. "Temperance Flat ...

6/20/2017 10:55:00 AM
Temperance Flat Reservoir would be formed by a new dam constructed in the original San Joaquin River channel within Millerton Lake. The reservoir would extend approximately 18 miles to the downstream face of Kerckhoff Dam, and would be filled by San ...

6/17/2017 10:41:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Almost 400 Pacific Gas and Electric customers south of Millerton Lake lost power Saturday, as temperatures soared toward triple digits, but they were back in business by early evening. At 3:39 p.m., PG&E reported that 396 customers near Auberry and ...

6/17/2017 12:53:00 PM
Last year, with Fullerton eliminated in the regional round, he followed the action from TD Ameritrade Park with friends while riding Jet Skis at Millerton Lake near Fresno. And yes, Eastman was rooting for Coastal Carolina, the unlikely national champion ...

6/16/2017 4:43:00 PM
Last year, with Fullerton eliminated in the regional round, he followed the action from TD Ameritrade Park with friends while riding Jet Skis at Millerton Lake near Fresno. And yes, Eastman was rooting for Coastal Carolina, the unlikely national champion ...

6/16/2017 11:32:00 AM
Fresno Bee
In reference to the June 11 letter to the editor “Don’t destroy river gorge by building Temperance Flat”: I googled the amount of water released from Millerton Lake into the San Joaquin River between 1991 and 2011. The figure was around 450,000 acre ...

6/15/2017 8:23:00 AM
Poetry. Emotion. Tranquility. These are but a few of the words that capture the feelings evoked by this four bedroom four bath home set on a private swath of land on Millerton Lake. Though this special home is just 15 miles from Fresno making it accessible ...

6/13/2017 3:05:00 PM
The Modesto Bee
Compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George, a former Olympic-class decathlete at Fresno State and striper record-holder at Millerton Lake and who now guides in the greater Fresno area. Telephone numbers are in 559 calling area unless noted.

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/31/2017 11:45:00 PM
Jeff Guynn with Fresno Fire said Millerton Lake is currently sitting at 80 percent capacity. "The Bureau is releasing water and has been since January because they can control how much water goes down the river as long as it doesn't go over the spill way ...

5/29/2017 3:51:02 PM
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5/28/2017 11:20:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Authorities are looking into a deadly crash in Madera County, and they believe alcohol may have been involved. The crash happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday night on Highway 145 near Road 211. The California Highway Patrol says the driver and two ...

5/5/2017 6:37:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Hernandez said the married couple was on their way to go camping with their sons when they were struck and killed near Millerton Lake. "It's just so sad that they're gone, we miss them. There's that void when we do get together, Mothers Day, all the holidays."

5/4/2017 3:07:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The earlier releases were done “to be able to safely pass those high flows when we got them.” Meanwhile, Millerton Lake releases earlier this year also are accommodating more warm weather snow melt. Millerton, north of Fresno, was at 52 percent on ...

5/2/2017 11:22:00 PM
KMPH Fox 26
For this story, we're also including the land between the Gorge and the north end of Millerton Lake, because it all connects along a 20+ mile stretch of the San Joaquin River Trail. The dirt trails, open to hikers, bikers and equestrian use, wind along ...

5/2/2017 4:17:00 PM
Sierra Star
In dry years, about 247,000 acre feet of water is released from Millerton Lake through Friant Dam annually to avoid flooding. In wet years, about 555,000 acre feet is released for the same purpose. Over the course of the last 30 years, this averages an ...

5/1/2017 11:54:00 PM
MILLERTON LAKE, Calif. - Now that it is May, temperatures are wasting no time in warming up. While the Valley will be in the 90's, much of the Sierra will feel daytime highs in the 60's and 70's, that's warm enough for this season's snowpack to begin to ...

4/30/2017 10:24:24 AM
If you are looking for Millerton Lake travel information, Expedia has you covered. When visiting Fresno, Expedia can provide you with extensive Millerton Lake information, as well as great savings on nearby hotels and flights! Let Expedia help inspire your ...

4/28/2017 6:24:42 PM
We camped here on April 1 and 2 in #116. First the positives: great bathrooms, spacious sites, beautiful lake view, and the space to back our pop-up camper was just right. Negatives: the host was rude. There were kids next to us who were late getting out ...

4/24/2017 4:30:00 PM
At Fresno’s Millerton Lake State Recreation Area, employees planted trees for the three shooting victims in downtown Fresno last week. Among those killed was PG&E’s Zackary Randalls, a new employee participating in a ride-along at the time.

4/22/2017 6:46:00 PM
ABC 30 News
At Millerton Lake, dozens of PG&E employees went outdoors to honor the life of Zack Randalls. Randalls was an employee of the utility company, and police say he was gunned down in Fresno earlier this week by gunman Kori Muhammad. Workers were originally ...

4/22/2017 4:34:00 PM
KMPH Fox 26
The event was held at Millerton Lake. It was originally just supposed to be for Earth Day but organizers and staff also decided to remember those 3 men. During opening remarks at the event, PG&E employees, along with their families held a moment of silence ...

4/22/2017 2:05:00 PM
Fresno Bee
But Brand’s early days haven’t all been as easy as windsurfing Millerton Lake behind a steady breeze as he used to do in the 1980s and 1990s while he was building his real-estate empire. First, there was the immigration controversy ignited by the ...

4/14/2017 7:28:00 AM
Rocklin and Roseville Today
Coe State Park - Santa Clara County * McConnell State Recreation Area - Merced County * Millerton Lake State Recreation Area - Fresno County * Montaña de Oro State Park - San Luis Obispo County * Mt. Diablo State Park - Contra Costa County * Sonoma Coast ...

4/11/2017 6:49:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Recent rain and a snowpack that is already starting to melt have increased the water release from Friant Dam at Millerton Lake. Tuesday afternoon the US Bureau of Reclamation reported a water release at 5,500 cubic feet per second. That water rushes right ...

4/8/2017 5:00:00 AM
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4/8/2017 12:55:00 AM
He says the proposed Temperance Flat Reservoir Project is ideal. The project would create two and a half times the size of the current storage capacity of Millerton Lake. "if you don't have the storage, and the only thing our cities and farmers and ...

4/6/2017 3:17:00 AM
Around 3:15 am on Tuesday, a motorist saw the woman walking in the middle of Millerton Road, near the entrance to Millerton Lake just outside the town of Friant. Concerned for her safety, the motorist reported the woman to local law enforcement.

4/4/2017 2:43:00 PM
Sierra Star
That includes much of the Mountain Area around Oakhurst, Bass Lake, North Fork, and stretches south past Millerton Lake. The fee was designed for statewide fire prevention activities, such as clearing vegetation and inspecting defensible spaces or homes ...

4/2/2017 11:43:00 PM
ABC 30 News
With the warming weather, more people in the Central Valley will be heading out to our lakes. Park officials say Millerton Lake was busy this weekend, and it's an indication of what is to come in the coming weeks as more water rushes in from the snow pack ...

4/1/2017 3:00:00 AM
The Modesto Bee
Rain and Sierra snow melt flows into Millerton Lake, then down the San Joaquin River to an area east of Mendota where it hits the Chowchilla Bypass, flows north, makes a western turn and becomes the Eastside Bypass. This year, the canals are dealing with ...

3/31/2017 8:56:00 PM
The Record
Other reservoirs also have a bit of breathing room. Millerton Lake, on the San Joaquin near Fresno, has been drawn down to just 39 percent of capacity in anticipation of the huge melt. Millerton is small and has less margin for error than larger reservoirs.

3/29/2017 3:35:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Paseo Del Centro, 490-3474,, $25-$35. Millerton Lake Triathlon 5K and 10K run: 8 a.m. April 8, Millerton Lake, Madera side, Breaking the Silence Run for the Children 5K run/walk ...

3/24/2017 11:39:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
For more information visit •Millerton Lake State Recreation Area is 20 miles northeast of Fresno. It features an easy walk next to spring flowers on the Blue Oak Trail. For hikers who want a little more adventure, the Buzzards ...

3/24/2017 12:44:00 AM
ABC 30 News
Fresno County Public Works and Planning said all water is coming from Friant Dam, where crews are freeing up Millerton Lake before storm runoff season peaks. "I was really happy, though, that they released the water this year, unlike 1997 when it ...

3/22/2017 10:31:00 PM
“There is also the Temperance Flat Reservoir, which would be a dam within a dam at Millerton Lake on the San Joaquin, which would increase the surface supply there exponentially as well. And then you’re also going to see proposals for raising Los Vaque ...

3/22/2017 11:03:00 AM
Sierra Star
The Millerton Lake area has a few surprises with hikes that present you fantastic views with a heart pounding elevation gain. A big plus in spring is these hikes at lower elevations will offer a beautiful display of native wildflowers. This will be a ...

3/22/2017 6:20:00 AM
The Sentinel
We flew over Millerton Lake, the Delta and San Luis Reservoir, which gave us a close-up view of just how wet this year is compared to the last several drought years.

3/21/2017 9:13:00 PM
ABC 30 News
"We have to be really cautious where we do field trips, we do a lot of field trips at Lost Lake Park-- and that park is closed, so we're moving those up to Millerton Lake." Starcher said business usually picks up during the first week of April. So in the ...

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