Millerton Lake News

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 12:55:00 AM
YourCentralValley
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
abc7chicago.com
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, aquariusaquarium.org/aqaq_events/run-for-the-reef, $25-$35. Millerton Lake Triathlon 5K and 10K run: 8 a.m. April 8, Millerton Lake, Madera side, sierracascades.com. Breaking the Silence Run for the Children 5K run/walk ...

3/24/2017 11:39:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
For more information visit www.sequoiariverlands.org. •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
capoliticalreview.com
“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 ...

3/20/2017 6:50:00 PM
Fresno Bee
You can also listen to weekly reports by calling 818-768-1802, ext. 7. Here are a few places worth checking out: Nearby (within an hour’s drive): Millerton Lake, San Joaquin River Gorge, Hensley Lake, Avocado Lake, Pine Flat Reservoir, Lake Kaweah ...

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/8/2017 4:00:00 PM
www.tripadvisor.com
We recently booked the Millerton Lake Bald Eagle Tour with the CA State Park service. We'd read that Millerton Lake had the highest concentration of bald eagles wintering over in central CA. The tour is run by two park rangers, and can take up to 25 people ...

3/7/2017 5:49:00 PM
ijpr.org
“We’ll probably end up needing to draw it down to below 300,000 acre feet in order to make room for what’s shaping up to be a record snowpack and runoff year,” says Jackson For Jackson, knowing exactly how much water will flow into Millerton Lake ...

3/7/2017 9:39:00 AM
Capital Press
Temperance Flat would create 1.26 million acre-feet of new storage above Millerton Lake, easing flood risks along the San Joaquin River, Goyal said. “This reservoir would certainly fill up from a (winter) like this and capture a lot of water,” he said.

3/7/2017
Capital Public Radio
“We’ll probably end up needing to draw it down to below 300,000 acre feet in order to make room for what’s shaping up to be a record snowpack and runoff year,” says Jackson For Jackson, knowing exactly how much water will flow into Millerton Lake ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/4/2017 7:59:00 PM
newsoneplace.com
USBR Leadership Tours Future Temperance Flat Site United State Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Acting Commissioner David Murillo and Deputy Regional Director Federico Barajas visited Friant Dam and Millerton Lake to learn about the Temperance Flat project.

3/3/2017 1:40:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Advocates for increased water storage and a new dam gathered at a swollen Lost Lake in Fresno County Friday to remind the community about the increased potential of flooding due to major releases of water from Friant Dam. The water coming from Friant is ...

3/1/2017 1:56:00 PM
Capital Press
The Friant Division’s supply comes as Millerton Lake near Fresno was at 82 percent of capacity and 126 percent of normal as of Feb. 27, prompting dam operators to boost releases to make room for a big anticipated snowmelt. The full allocation applies to ...

3/1/2017 7:44:00 AM
Sierra Star
Cook works for the California State Dept. of Parks and Recreation at Millerton Lake. He said he would get a four-wheel drive pick-up for himself, a horse for his wife, and use some of the money for his son’s college expenses. ? Jerry Bishop ...

3/1/2017 12:27:00 AM
Valley Public Radio
Listen Listening... 1:27 Listen to the interview here... There’s capacity for over 520,000 acre feet of water in Millerton Lake and at the moment it's about 82 percent full. That has water managers like Michael Jackson out of the Fresno Office for the US ...

2/28/2017 8:50:00 PM
Press Release Point
Friant Division Contractors Pursuant to Reclamation’s previous discussions with Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage as well as current and forecasted hydrologic conditions in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, the Friant ...

2/28/2017 7:26:00 PM
Fresno Bee
High flow problems could persist into the summer as snow in the Sierra melts, Haugen said. More water is forecast for Millerton Lake, which is about half the size of Pine Flat, which means it will have to empty up to eight times into the San Joaquin River ...

2/28/2017 11:12:00 AM
Central Valley Business Times
After evaluating these factors, Reclamation is announcing the initial allocation to the following: Pursuant to Reclamation’s previous discussions with Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage as well as current and forecasted ...

2/28/2017
usbr.gov
Friant Division Contractors Pursuant to Reclamation’s previous discussions with Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage as well as current and forecasted hydrologic conditions in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, the Friant ...

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/20/2017 5:21:00 PM
Fresno Bee
At the Millerton Lake State Recreation Area, 84 customers were said to be without power after a power pole broke there, Boyles said. The exact causes for power outages in at least three other areas around Fresno were not determined. The larger outage was ...

2/19/2017 8:22:00 PM
speedhunters.com
Cruising The Lake Our destination for the afternoon was Millerton Lake, a popular recreation spot for Central Valley residents that also happens to be surrounded by some very cool driving roads. On summer weekends the place is typically filled with boaters ...

2/17/2017 5:05:11 AM
www.facebook.com
Christina Graham — 5 starMillerton Lake is a beautiful lake. It has a rugged beauty. It's great for boating and has several swimming areas. I like how there are areas for picnicking with benches and tables spread about the lake. The water is clear and ...

2/16/2017 12:38:00 PM
Sierra Star
A flood warning also remains in place along the San Joaquin River, he said, due to excessive releases from Friant Dam out of Millerton Lake. A Winter Storm Warning was also issued from 7 a.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday from Yosemite to Kern County ...

2/13/2017 10:42:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Water released through Friant Dam roars down to the San Joaquin River on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Recent storms have filled Millerton Lake. “Oroville is an earth-filled dam. Earth-filled dams can be eroded away,” he said. By contrast, Friant Dam ...

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