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4/12/2014 4:01:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
Fishing overall is good. Source: Merritt Gilbert, manager at Valley Rod and Gun in Clovis, www.ValleyRodGun.com. Millerton Lake — It’s our best bass bite for the area. They’re catching a lot of small spotted bass. Most of them are 12 to 14 inches…

4/10/2014 2:57:00 PM
The Sanger Herald
Santoyo, a Reedley native and product of the University of Pacific School of Engineering, explained the water storage elements of the proposed bond — the construction of Temperance Flat above Millerton Lake which would triple the available water storage…

4/10/2014 2:57:00 PM
The Sanger Herald
Santoyo, a Reedley native and product of the University of Pacific School of Engineering, explained the water storage elements of the proposed bond — the construction of Temperance Flat above Millerton Lake which would triple the available…

4/9/2014 9:22:00 PM
Earth Island Institute
For many Americans, rivers bring to mind languid summer days, exuberant tubing adventures, or family fishing excursions. For me, they represent a kind of wild, untamed beauty, which I take every opportunity to enjoy. In reality, few of America’s 250,000…

4/7/2014 7:57:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Forget about releasing water from Millerton Lake and filling dried sections of the river. As much as controversy swirls around this river, drought is becoming a dominant factor here. The drought is now three years long, meaning the project has…

4/7/2014 12:51:00 AM
KMPH Fox 26
The upcoming hot days might sound like a perfect time to hit Millerton Lake. But it might not be an option for people looking to break out their boats. The water in Millerton Lake is slowly disappearing. "It's just really low," said Daniel Ford…

4/6/2014 5:44:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Forget about releasing water from Millerton Lake and filling dried sections of the river. As much as controversy swirls around this river, drought is becoming a dominant factor here. The drought is now three years long, meaning the project has…

4/6/2014 1:08:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Forget about releasing water from Millerton Lake and filling dried sections of the river. As much as controversy swirls around this river, drought is becoming a dominant factor here. The drought is now three years long, meaning the project has…

4/5/2014 9:08:00 PM
Fresno Bee
On Saturday, the concrete canoe competition will move to Millerton Lake at 6 a.m. with dunk tests, endurance races, sprint heats and durability judging all day. Mini games such as concrete bowling, a peanut butter-eating competition and tug-o…

4/5/2014 4:38:00 PM
Examiner
If you want a close get away think about the Millerton Lake Recreation area. There is a multitude of trails and if you look you can get free parking. Buck Ridge Hoop and the Bridge Trail are also great trails each about 2.5 miles and free to use…

4/4/2014 8:15:00 PM
Fresno Bee
On Saturday, the concrete canoe competition will move to Millerton Lake at 6 a.m. with dunk tests, endurance races, sprint heats and durability judging all day. Mini games such as concrete bowling, a peanut butter eating competition and tug-o…

4/4/2014 7:34:00 PM
San Francisco Gate
Temperance Flat Reservoir, a proposed 665-foot dam on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake, would add 1.2 million acre-feet of water storage at an estimated cost of $2.5 billion to $3.35 billion. Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno, introduced legislation in…

4/2/2014 5:00:00 PM
Fresno Bee
On Saturday, the concrete canoe competition will move to Millerton Lake at 6 a.m. with dunk tests, endurance races, sprint heats and durability judging all day. Mini games such as concrete bowling, a peanut butter-eating competition and tug-o…

4/2/2014 2:41:00 AM
Fresno 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 who now guides in the greater Fresno area. Telephone numbers are in 559 calling area unless noted…

3/31/2014 9:59:00 AM
San Mateo Daily Journal
This is the first real attempt to build new water storage in the state, although Rep. Devin Nunes has proposed a dam (Temperance Flat) on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake that would add storage to that watershed, but so far that has…

3/28/2014 1:00:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
Bass are hit and miss depending on the weather. Source: Merritt Gilbert, manager at Valley Rod and Gun in Clovis, www.valleyrodgun.com. Millerton Lake — There are no trout. Bass are decent, but there are a lot of small fish. Where there’s…

3/27/2014 11:25:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Click to... The Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S) Central California Chapter is hosting its 11th annual motorcycle rally fundraiser in Visalia on Saturday. The event will start at 10 a.m. at Visalia Harley Davidson with a small ceremony hon…

3/27/2014 6:41:00 AM
Imperial Valley Press
California’s drought and water crisis has caused two lawmakers — one a Democrat and the other a Republican — to actually step forward and proposed new water storage for the state. It is an action we were not certain we would see, but dire…

3/26/2014 10:00:00 PM
Fresno Bee
TULARE — About 1,000 people -- from farmworkers to farm leaders -- turned out Wednesday for a water rally in support of east side agriculture at the International Agri-Center in Tulare. The rally, organized by the California Latino Water…

3/26/2014 2:44:00 PM
The Ledger
Yet, they're ... here who are suffering this year. We know getting a new reservoir built in this state will not come easy. Already, environmentalists with their heads in the sand are saying we only need to conserve more water, but more storage…

3/25/2014 5:00:00 PM
Yahoo News
Man walking across US with cross on back has chance meeting with Marine School Reverses Ban on Girl Who Shaved Head to Support Her Cancer-Battling Friend Millerton Lake is currently at 32 percent of total capacity, according to the State Department of…

3/24/2014 10:22:00 PM
Fresno Bee
San Joaquin Valley water rallies this year happen just before the state makes key announcements. Another rally is scheduled Wednesday in Tulare, but the next move may be up to nature. The rally at the Capitol in January helped nudge Gov…

3/24/2014 9:59:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
A rally will be held on Wednesday at the International Agri-Center in Tulare to urge lawmakers to change regulations on the distribution of water from the San Joaquin Delta. Local leaders and representatives from the Valley’s farming community…

3/23/2014 7:52:00 PM
Abc Local Web
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- People all over the state headed outside to enjoy the warm weather on Sunday, but the dry conditions across California are also affecting water levels at local lakes and reservoirs. At Millerton Lake, miles and miles of parched…

3/22/2014 8:34:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The Big Sandy Point to Point Mountain Bike Race is set to launch for the seventh time Sunday. The event features three divisions: • The Pro, Singlespeed and Expert division -- 38 miles of single track with 6,000-feet in climbing -- kicks the…

3/21/2014 6:13:00 PM
Visalia Times Delta Blogs
A rally will be held on Wednesday at the International Agri-Center in Tulare to urge lawmakers to change regulations on the distribution of water from the San Joaquin Delta. Local leaders and representatives from the Valley’s farming community…

3/20/2014 4:56:00 PM
The Sentinel
HANFORD — The pressure is mounting for new water storage in California, and it’s not just the Republicans ... The $9.2 billion measure includes $2.25 billion for Sacramento-San Joaquin River delta sustainability projects and additional dollars to…

3/19/2014 7:20:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Admission is free. REI Fresno will be holding a free seminar on hiking the John Muir Trail from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. On Tuesday, the REI Outdoor School will host a free backpacking basics seminar from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The annual 5K benefitting…

3/16/2014 5:00:00 PM
Fresno Business Journal
“Our subdivisions are sold out before we start our first house,” De Young said. So he and other builders locate properties and seek approval of tentative and final project maps. “They still continue to build even at a low level,” said Michael…

3/12/2014 4:09:00 PM
reedleyexponent.com
500 acre feet will come from Millerton Lake. • 900 acre feet would come from the San Joaquin River Restoration Program. Escobar said the water from the restoration program costs $400 per acre and the city wants to use the grant to buy what…

3/12/2014 3:38:00 PM
Sierra Star
The Legend of Squaw Leap states that a skirmish broke out between the Indians and soldiers during 1851. A group of 17 Indian women that were separated from the tribe were stranded on a granite bluff that towered out over the valley. To keep from…

3/12/2014 1:34:00 PM
Fresno Business Journal
The Friant-Kern Canal carries water over 151.8 miles in a southerly direction from Millerton Lake to the Kern River, four miles west of Bakersfield. The temporary facility would be used to first fully satisfy public health and safety needs, with any…

3/12/2014 1:34:00 PM
mail.thebusinessjournal.com
The Friant-Kern Canal carries water over 151.8 miles in a southerly direction from Millerton Lake to the Kern River, four miles west of Bakersfield. The temporary facility would be used to first fully satisfy public health and safety needs, with any…

3/10/2014 9:22:00 PM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
I could be completely mistaken, and I don't fish millerton much, but I think I read somewhere that there originally were quite a few in the lake, but the spotted bass are out-competed them which is why their numbers have gone down significantly…

3/10/2014 9:22:00 PM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
I could be completely mistaken, and I don't fish millerton much, but I think I read somewhere that there originally were quite a few in the lake, but the spotted bass are out-competed them which is why their numbers have gone down significantly…

3/8/2014 10:45:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Federal leaders again are talking about enlarging the San Joaquin River's biggest reservoir, a conversation that has officially ... a new emphasis on fish restoration and a lower price tag than a 2008 version. "This process has taken an awful…

3/8/2014 3:46:00 AM
Reno Gazette-Journal
But Marcus did give some encouraging news that some water may become available to farms in Northern California and the North Valley if water needs to be released into the Delta to prevent an intrusion of salt water. In the South Valley…

3/7/2014 5:52:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
He was one of the many growers and others with ties to the citrus industry who attended the annual trade showcase at the Visalia Convention Center. Many came for ... In the South Valley, the federal government isn’t releasing water from…

3/6/2014 4:00:00 PM
mail.thebusinessjournal.com
By comparison, the lake held more than 3.5 million acre-feet of water on March 1, 2013. Closer to home, Millerton Lake was at a low level at 167,411 acre feet on March 1, but the water level was starting to move higher. Birmingham noted that although 1977…

3/6/2014 10:23:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
But there are many more ways to save ... City Council likely will vote later this month to initiate the city's highest restrictions for water use among homes and businesses. MERCED, Calif. (AP) — Two recent storms that washed over bone-dry California…

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