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9/29/2014 5:16:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The drought summer of 2014 is in the rear view mirror at Millerton Lake, but it will long be remembered -- east San Joaquin Valley farmers were left without water from this lake for the first time in many decades. As part of an agreement dating back to the…

9/28/2014 8:23:00 PM
Merced Sun-Star
A 23-year-old man was killed Sunday after he struck a pickup head-on near Millerton Lake, the California Highway Patrol said. CHP Sgt. Joseph Bianchi said the man was traveling west on Millerton Road near Marina Drive when his motorcycle drifted into the…

9/27/2014 4:53:00 PM
Santa Monica Mirror
When full, this one would inundate and dwarf the existing Millerton Lake created by Friant Dam and drown several active hydroelectric dams, costing about 313 megawatts of electricity. But nothing in the water bond makes either of those projects certain…

9/24/2014 1:42:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
When full, this one would inundate and dwarf the existing Millerton Lake created by Friant Dam and drown several active hydroelectric dams, costing about 313 megawatts of electricity. But nothing in the water bond makes either of those projects certain…

9/23/2014 5:17:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
When full, this one would inundate and dwarf the existing Millerton Lake created by Friant Dam and drown several active hydroelectric dams, costing about 313 megawatts of electricity. But nothing in the water bond makes either of those projects certain…

9/23/2014 3:39:00 AM
Whittier Daily News
When full, this one would inundate and dwarf the existing Millerton Lake created by Friant Dam and drown several active hydroelectric dams, costing about 313 megawatts of electricity. But nothing in the water bond makes either of those projects certain…

9/23/2014 12:56:00 AM
Appeal-Democrat
When full, this one would inundate and dwarf the existing Millerton Lake created by Friant Dam and drown several active hydroelectric dams, costing about 313 megawatts of electricity. But nothing in the water bond makes either of those projects certain…

9/22/2014 2:51:00 PM
Los Angeles Daily News
When full, this one would inundate and dwarf the existing Millerton Lake created by Friant Dam and drown several active hydroelectric dams, costing about 313 megawatts of electricity. But nothing in the water bond makes either of those projects certain…

9/22/2014 2:47:00 PM
Daily Breeze
When full, this one would inundate and dwarf the existing Millerton Lake created by Friant Dam and drown several active hydroelectric dams, costing about 313 megawatts of electricity. But nothing in the water bond makes either of those projects certain…

9/14/2014 12:11:00 AM
Fresno Bee
For decades, federal water leaders have flirted with a larger version of Millerton Lake, northeast of Fresno, but money and politics always kept them apart. Suddenly, this affair is getting serious. A federal study this year shows that a $2.6 billion…

9/12/2014 11:46:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The city has rights to about 60,000 acre-feet annually from Millerton Lake. A portion is treated at the northeast plant. The challenge is efficiently moving the water to the plant. The current method involves open canals that don't belong to the city…

9/10/2014 9:00:00 AM
The Sentinel
Open daily with $5 cost per vehicle for day-use and $11 cost per vehicle to camp. Offers fishing and picnic area. Millerton Lake, 19305 Winchell Cove Road, Friant, 822-2264. www.millertonlakemarina.com. Open daily with $5 admittance. $25 for boat…

9/10/2014 8:10:00 AM
The Sentinel
Open daily with $5 cost per vehicle for day-use and $11 cost per vehicle to camp. Offers fishing and picnic area. Millerton Lake, 19305 Winchell Cove Road, Friant, 822-2264. www.millertonlakemarina.com. Open daily with $5 admittance. $25 for boat…

9/8/2014 6:29:00 PM
Western Farm Press
Temperance Flat will effectively triple the storage in Millerton Lake, a facility on the San Joaquin River above Fresno, according to Mario Santoyo, executive director of the Latino Water Coalition. This is critical to some San Joaquin Valley (SJV…

9/5/2014 2:23:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will hold public hearings next month in Fresno and Sacramento to discuss the document, which discusses construction of a 1.33 million acre-foot reservoir above Millerton Lake. The Fresno meeting is planned from 6 to 8 p.m…

9/5/2014 1:37:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will hold public hearings next month in Fresno and Sacramento to discuss the document, which discusses construction of a 1.33 million acre-foot reservoir above Millerton Lake. The Fresno meeting is planned from 6 to 8 p.m…

9/3/2014 4:05:00 PM
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. Based on…

8/31/2014 6:45:00 PM
ABC 30 News
It seems like those who stay in town for Labor Day weekend head to the nearest watering hole to have fun, and that's no exception at Millerton Lake. "Tomorrow we still have rentals available. Yesterday and today we were sold out," said Millerton Lake…

8/28/2014 11:19:00 PM
The Collegian
“That would’ve served Fresno for 90 years worth of water.” The proposed reservoir, known as Temperance Flat, would help hold water that Millerton Lake cannot hold and would also help with the distribution and flow to various parts of the…

8/23/2014 8:56:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
Q: In 2001 and 2002 you campaigned on a plan to build a large reservoir at Temperance Flat above Millerton Lake. What's happened to that plan? Nunes: Building Temperance Flats is going to be tough to do because of the water that would be developed in…

8/22/2014 8:24:00 AM
The Sentinel
At one point they ventured up to Millerton Lake to complete a simulated water drop. “It had to be cleared with the Department of Reclamation. We had to assure them we’d bring the water back,” Forstner said. The helicopter pilot dipped low over the…

8/22/2014 6:08:00 AM
The Sentinel
At one point they ventured up to Millerton Lake to complete a simulated water drop. “It had to be cleared with the Department of Reclamation. We had to assure them we’d bring the water back,” Forstner said. The helicopter pilot dipped low over the…

8/20/2014 8:22:00 PM
ABC 30 News
The university becomes fully accredited when this first class graduates in four years. Dean Hawkins hopes the school's planned campus near Millerton Lake is complete by then…

8/19/2014 8:08:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
And the situation is more desperate because he and other farmers who normally depend on water from Millerton Lake delivered through the Friant-Kern Canal are getting practically no surface-water deliveries this summer. So operators of the Orange Cove…

8/14/2014 7:28:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Valley Ag leaders were most excited about money that would go towards building a reservoir at Temperance Flat upstream from Millerton Lake. During wet years more runoff could be captured. Ryan Jacobsen of the Fresno County Farm Bureau explained…

8/14/2014 5:41:00 PM
San Francisco Gate
Republicans insisted on funds to build a new dam at Temperance Flat on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake, and a new off-stream reservoir (Sites Reservoir) in the Sacramento Valley to collect winter flood flows from the Sacramento River…

8/14/2014 12:36:00 AM
ABC 30 News
The bond labels $2.7 billion for water storage projects, which would turn Temperance Flat, north of Millerton Lake, into a new reservoir. "This is a project that they will see tractors and dirt moving in three years," said Manuel Cunha with the Nisei…

8/14/2014 12:25:00 AM
ABC 30 News
The bond labels $2.7 billion for water storage projects, which would turn Temperance Flat, north of Millerton Lake, into a new reservoir. "This is a project that they will see tractors and dirt moving in three years," said Manuel Cunha with the Nisei…

8/13/2014 1:00:00 AM
ABC 30 News
Governor Brown and lawmakers agreed on a leaner $7.5 billion. $2.7 billion will go for storage projects including Temperance Flat Reservoir upstream from Millerton Lake. But Fresno farmer Will Scott felt $3 billion was needed. Scott said, "We probably need…

8/9/2014 9:30:00 PM
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Photo credit above: "Comparison photos showing the historic Millerton Courthouse as it sits atop a bluff overlooking Millerton Lake in Friant, Calif. in 2009, top, with the water at a high point, and on Aug. 5, 2014, where the water isn't visible at the…

8/8/2014 8:13:00 PM
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Photo credit above: "Comparison photos showing the historic Millerton Courthouse as it sits atop a bluff overlooking Millerton Lake in Friant, Calif. in 2009, top, with the water at a high point, and on Aug. 5, 2014, where the water isn't visible at the…

8/8/2014 6:02:00 PM
San Francisco Gate
Friant Dam, on the San Joaquin River 25 miles northeast of Fresno, created Millerton Lake, which was used to supply farms and communities that sprang up later. The Bureau of Reclamation supplies water to the exchange contractors through the Delta Mendota…

8/6/2014 5:00:00 PM
Environmental Research Web
To verify the presence of superaggregate particles in other fires around the world, the team next analyzed smoke samples collected from the 2010 Millerton Lake fire in Northern California, and the 2011 Las Conchas fire in New Mexico, as well as wildfires…

8/6/2014 2:26:00 AM
Fresno Bee
It's easy to see the effects of the drought in these comparison photographs showing the Millerton Courthouse as it sits atop a bluff overlooking Millerton Lake. The top photo was taken in May of 2009 with the water level at a high point, while the bottom…

8/6/2014 12:57:00 AM
Fresno Bee
It's easy to see the effects of the drought in these comparison photographs showing the Millerton Courthouse as it sits atop a bluff overlooking Millerton Lake. The top photo was taken in May of 2009 with the water level at a high point, while the bottom…

8/1/2014 3:47:00 PM
Visalia Times-Delta
Source: Merritt Gilbert, manager at Valley Rod and Gun in Clovis, www.ValleyRodGun.com. Millerton Lake — The water is dropping about six inches a day. Fishing is still pretty good for small spotted bass. The best bite is early in the morning or late in…

7/31/2014 3:35:00 PM
Weather Underground
...Record high minimum temperature tied at Bakersfield on July 30th... ...Airport-specific record high temperature at Merced on July 30th... ...Airport-specific record rainfall tied at Madera on July 30th... A tropical airmass associated with the remnants…

7/31/2014 12:52:00 AM
Fresno Bee
A few days later, while riding their mountain bikes on the Millerton Lake trail past Temperance Flats, they saw the same guys doing it again. They got hold of me to see if this was legal. As very casual anglers, they noted that watching these poachers work…

7/30/2014 7:16:00 PM
Fresno Bee
13 and will start at the South Finegold Picnic Area's SJRT trailhead. The run ends at the top of Pincushion Mountain, a 500-foot elevation gain, overlooking Millerton Lake. Registration costs $20 through today. Starting Friday, registration will increase…

7/30/2014 6:41:00 PM
Fresno Bee
13 and will start at the South Finegold Picnic Area's SJRT trailhead. The run ends at the top of Pincushion Mountain, a 500-foot elevation gain, overlooking Millerton Lake. Registration costs $20 through today. Starting Friday, registration will increase…

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