Millerton Lake News

11/13/2018 11:36:00 AM
The 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 and who now guides in the greater Fresno area. Telepho...

11/7/2018 6:24:00 PM
BakersfieldNow
They didn't. The Friant-Kern is like a big water highway. It delivers water from Millerton Lake to farms all over the South Valley. An Eyewitness News analysis found that the canal is directly ...

10/28/2018 4:07:00 PM
Redding Record Searchlight
Some of Nunes earliest legislation as a congressman sought to fast-track construction of the Temperance Flat Dam near Millerton Lake in Fresno County. Years later, though, that dam remains unbuilt — m...

10/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
The Fresno Bee
He plans to re-introduce it next year if re-elected. He also testified in support of the proposed Temperance Flat Dam on the San Joaquin River, upstream from Millerton Lake. State officials ultimately ...

10/24/2018 12:24:00 PM
KXTV
Dam projects in the San Joaquin Valley face steeper hurdles. The $3 billion Temperance Flat proposal entails a 602-foot-high dam just behind Millerton Lake. It would be the first new dam in California ...

10/24/2018 11:58:39 AM
KXTV-TV Sacramento
Dam projects in the San Joaquin Valley face steeper hurdles. The $3 billion Temperance Flat proposal entails a 602-foot-high dam just behind Millerton Lake. It would be the first new dam in California ...

10/10/2018 3:26:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
Gladding, 43, was out running and training for a marathon. The young couple had been up on Sky Harbor Road near Millerton Lake and were returning to Fresno, the CHP said. Alvarez Maravilla was arreste...

9/26/2018 5:28:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
Every year, Friant delivers water from Millerton Lake via the 152-mile Friant-Kern Canal and 35-mile Madera Canal to more than 18,000 farms and nearly 160,000 families and businesses. Friant is one of ...

9/25/2018 2:14:00 PM
KMJ Now News Talk Radio
Investigators have established that Rogelio Alvarez-Maravilla was on Sky Harbour Road, near Millerton Lake and Table Mountain Casino, in the hours before the collision on Sunday September 16th. The su...

9/20/2018 8:48:00 PM
MSN
Sept. 20--A coalition of local leaders gathered Thursday at the Friant-Kern Canal near Millerton Lake to formally launch the Yes on Prop 3 campaign in support of a state water bond they say would brin...

9/20/2018 4:19:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
A coalition of local leaders gathered Thursday at the Friant-Kern Canal near Millerton Lake to formally launch the Yes on Prop 3 campaign in support of a state water bond they say would bring billions ...

9/20/2018 1:08:00 PM
MSN
Load Error On Brown's desk earlier this week was a bill that would have expanded Millerton Lake State Recreation Area to include the San Joaquin River Parkway. Authored by Fresno Assemblyman Joaquin A...

9/18/2018 4:56:00 PM
ABC30 Action News
The bill was introduced by Assembly Member Joaquin Arambula, in which the Millerton Lake State Recreation Park expansion would include the San Joaquin River Parkway and 5,900 acres along the river ...

9/10/2018 9:26:00 PM
KSEE
Fresno, Calif. - Park rangers patrolling Millerton Lake say the summer boating season has come to an end and we've learned there were more boating accidents reported this year than in each of the last ...

9/5/2018 10:44:00 PM
KSEE
Fresno, California - A teenager says he's lucky to be alive. For the first time he's sharing his eyewitness account of being run over by a boat on Millerton Lake. Bryant Howard was kind enough to spea...

9/3/2018 11:40:00 PM
KSEE
Boaters at Millerton Lake calling the day calmer. Rangers agreeing it's one of the slower holiday weekends, but saying safety has improved in recent years, and should always be a priority. Reporting a...

8/11/2018 11:20:00 PM
ABC30 Action News
A boat packed with eight people caught fire Saturday afternoon on Millerton Lake. Officials say nearby boaters helped rescue all eight passengers before first responders arrived. Two people were treat...

8/7/2018 10:34:00 PM
Turlock Journal
Then she petitioned to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the California State Department of Parks and Recreation and got approved at Millerton Lake, but they allotted the space for cabins instead. It ...

7/29/2018 7:30:00 PM
ABC30 Action News
A 19-year-old man is dead after drowning in Millerton Lake Sunday afternoon. Officials say they got a call about a possible drowning just after 2 p.m. When they arrived, family members of the man told ...

7/29/2018 5:03:00 PM
ABC30 Action News
Maynor Barahona Castillo, 18, dead after drowning in Millerton Lake Sunday afternoon. Officials say they got a call about a possible drowning just after 2 p.m. When they arrived, family members of the ...

7/29/2018 3:55:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
The body of a swimmer was recovered near the La Playa beach recreation area at Millerton Lake on Sunday afternoon. The person drowned while attempting to swim to a rock, according to Fresno County She...

7/26/2018 5:11:00 AM
Hanford Sentinel
The Water Infrastructure Authority was seeking $1 billion in state bond funds for Temperance Flat, which would be located on the San Joaquin Valley above Millerton Lake, northeast of Fresno. The new r...

7/24/2018 3:36:00 PM
Sacramento
Granite cliffs in Sequoia National Park in the southern Sierra Nevada Before checking in at Bear Creek, however, I drove farther south from Merced, aiming to cool off—the temperature was hovering arou...

7/23/2018 12:09:00 AM
KQED
Mario Santoyo points to the site proposed for Temperance Flat Dam, which would essentially create an extension of Millerton Lake near Fresno. (Jeffrey Hess) “That’s all we’re trying to do today,” says ...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/17/2018 1:35:00 PM
traveltips.usatoday.com
Commercial RV parks are closer to the highway, but some of them cater to big-rigs and prohibit tent campers. Millerton Lake State Recreation Area (parks.ca.gov), about 20 miles north of downtown Clovi...

7/13/2018 8:07:00 AM
Sacramento Bee
It became obvious in early 2017 that subsidence had become an urgent issue. Record rainfalls that winter had raised reservoir levels at Millerton Lake behind the dam, and canal operators prepared to r...

7/4/2018 5:14:00 PM
KSEE
FRIANT, Calif. - Thousands of people are celebrating this Independence Day on the water. Millerton Lake was filled with boaters and swimmers. And, it's the first year that boat drivers under the age o...

6/5/2018 5:04:00 PM
The Modesto Bee
Compiled by Dave Hurley and usually 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. This week, Roger is on his first fishing trip to Alaska.

6/3/2018 11:36:00 PM
ABC30 Action News
He was not wearing a lifejacket when he fell off a houseboat. Millerton Lake has not had any drownings so far this year. California State Park rangers hope weak swimmers rent one of their free life jackets or swim in an area where a lifeguard is watching.

6/3/2018 11:29:00 PM
ABC30 Action News
He was not wearing a lifejacket when he fell off a houseboat. Millerton Lake has not had any drownings so far this year. California State Park rangers hope weak swimmers rent one of their free life jackets or swim in an area where a lifeguard is watching.

5/25/2018 3:11:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
The San Joaquin River Conservancy was created to manage and develop the San Joaquin River Parkway, a 22-mile recreation area from Millerton Lake to Highway 99. Fast forward 26 year years: That vision is still unrealized and in need of immediate attention ...

5/24/2018 6:28:00 AM
m.sfgate.com
Campsites available: Clear Lake State Park, Folsom Lake State Park, Lake Oroville State Rec Area, Millerton Lake SRA, San Luis Reservoir SRA, Turlock Lake SRA. Road opening: On Saturday, the Lassen Park Highway will open to bicycle traffic, a cool once-a ...

5/24/2018 5:00:00 AM
Hanford Sentinel
Proposition 1 was approved by voters to improve water delivery and expand water storage such as new reservoirs like the Temperance Flats project that would increase water storage by three times the capacity of Millerton Lake. State level bureaucracy as we ...

5/23/2018 1:38:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
The latest drowning in the gorge above Millerton Lake was a tragedy, but the danger of the area has not been well reported. The entire upper San Joaquin River is a hydroelectric generation water outlet. Some warnings exist, but much of the river doesn't ...

5/22/2018 9:43:00 PM
KSEE
Multiple agencies came together during Fresno County Fire’s spring exercise to sharpen their skills. Tuesday, they were out training at Millerton Lake. Firefighters said last year the heavy rainfall brought on some of the biggest fires. This year ...

5/21/2018 9:46:00 AM
Western Farm Press
Temperance Flat is the million-plus acre foot project proposed for the upper San Joaquin River watershed above Millerton Lake near Fresno. Sites Reservoir is the off-stream location that seeks to flood a small valley in western Colusa County (northern ...

5/21/2018 6:00:00 AM
The Fresno Bee
In our view, it is nearly impossible to restore the San Joaquin River without Temperance Flat Dam because the current reservoir at Millerton Lake is too small to meet these demands. Sacramento often has misplaced priorities that lead to shortchanging ...

5/16/2018 6:24:00 PM
ABC30 Action News
Searchers in a rescue boat prowled the shore of the rugged San Joaquin River Gorge on Wednesday. It's the fifth day of the search for missing 18-year-old Jared Gardner. He and two girls were swept int...

5/16/2018 6:23:00 PM
ABC30 Action News
Searchers in a rescue boat prowled the shore of the rugged San Joaquin River Gorge on Wednesday. It's the fifth day of the search for missing 18-year-old Jared Gardner. He and two girls were swept into the river on Saturday. The two girls escaped the ...

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