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12/20/2014 2:14:00 PM
Fresno Bee
To provide water for those farmers, the bureau tapped Millerton Lake, leaving 15,000 east-Valley farmers with no water for the first time since the project began delivering water decades ago. Friant Water Authority, representing the 15,000 farmers…

12/13/2014 12:43:00 AM
The Grower
Farther south, New Melones Lake east of Stockton stood at 38% of historical average whereas Millerton Lake northeast of Fresno was at 75%. Sierra Nevada snowpack, considered a water savings account for the following summer, is at 23% of normal in the…

12/12/2014 2:27:00 PM
The Grower
Farther south, New Melones Lake east of Stockton stood at 38% of historical average whereas Millerton Lake northeast of Fresno was at 75%. Sierra Nevada snowpack, considered a water savings account for the following summer, is at 23% of normal in the…

12/12/2014 3:42:00 AM
The Packer Online
Farther south, New Melones Lake east of Stockton stood at 38% of historical average whereas Millerton Lake northeast of Fresno was at 75%. Sierra Nevada snowpack, considered a water savings account for the following summer, is at 23% of normal in the…

12/3/2014 1:01:00 AM
News 8 KFMB
The 13 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Weiss Lake and Lake Martin…

11/29/2014 6:20:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The district wound up buying about 11,000 acre-feet of water, about half the allotment these farmers usually buy from Millerton Lake as part of the Friant Division of the federal Central Valley Project. But most of it didn’t come cheap. “Most years…

11/26/2014 8:54:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
Early on this year, Galloway was told to expect zero allocation of water from Millerton Lake through the Friant-Kern Canal, the main source of water for farmers in Terra Bella and other parts of eastern Tulare County, the county's citrus belt. Few farmers…

11/25/2014 1:10:00 PM
The Christian Broadcasting Network
He took CBN News to Millerton Lake near Fresno, which like Lake Oroville, has taken quite a hit. We talked in an area normally under water. "There is a political reality that's going on here. There is a fight over water that the more extremist…

11/25/2014 12:07:00 AM
The Modesto Bee
The water clarity has returned. Call: McSwain Marina, (209) 378-2534. Millerton Lake/San Joaquin River Millerton Lake on the San Joaquin River continued to produce numbers of spotted bass. Patrick Movey of the Fishermen’s Warehouse in Fresno said…

11/24/2014 1:24:00 PM
Fresno Bee
In the Valley, the top of that pyramid of projects would be Temperance Flat Reservoir, upstream of Millerton Lake. So the campaign continues, probably for many months to come as the commission deliberates. There likely will be studies, announcements…

11/24/2014 10:28:00 AM
Fresno Bee
In the Valley, the top of that pyramid of projects would be Temperance Flat Reservoir, upstream of Millerton Lake. So the campaign continues, probably for many months to come as the commission deliberates. There likely will be studies, announcements…

11/24/2014 12:20:00 AM
KMPH Fox 26
before stopping in the front yard of a home in the area of Cedar and Shepherd.Wardens with the Department of Fish and Game were on site and were able to tranquilize the buck.It was moved to an area near Millerton Lake.More >> A Buck caused chaos in one…

11/23/2014 12:48:00 AM
KMPH Fox 26
before stopping in the front yard of a home in the area of Cedar and Shepherd.Wardens with the Department of Fish and Game were on site and were able to tranquilize the buck.It was moved to an area near Millerton Lake.More >> A Buck caused chaos in one…

11/22/2014 11:35:00 PM
KMPH Fox 26
before stopping in the front yard of a home in the area of Cedar and Shepherd.Wardens with the Department of Fish and Game were on site and were able to tranquilize the buck.It was moved to an area near Millerton Lake.More >> A Buck caused chaos in one…

11/20/2014 5:24:00 PM
bakersfieldcalifornian.com
His column appears every Friday. Write him at merloworms1@att.net Millerton Lake, 15 minutes north of Fresno, has plenty of hot action on quality spotted bass. The fish are being caught all over the lake and are averaging from 1.5-3 pounds, including some…

11/18/2014 8:37:00 PM
KMPH Fox 26
before stopping in the front yard of a home in the area of Cedar and Shepherd.Wardens with the Department of Fish and Game were on site and were able to tranquilize the buck.It was moved to an area near Millerton Lake.More >> A Buck caused chaos in one…

11/18/2014 10:52:00 AM
KMPH Fox 26
before stopping in the front yard of a home in the area of Cedar and Shepherd.Wardens with the Department of Fish and Game were on site and were able to tranquilize the buck.It was moved to an area near Millerton Lake.More >> A Buck caused chaos in one…

11/18/2014 7:01:00 AM
KMPH Fox 26
before stopping in the front yard of a home in the area of Cedar and Shepherd.Wardens with the Department of Fish and Game were on site and were able to tranquilize the buck.It was moved to an area near Millerton Lake.More >> A Buck caused chaos in one…

11/13/2014 3:14:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Woodward Park Rotary Amphitheater, 486-1469, www.fresnoaidswalk.org. San Joaquin River Trail 50k and 50 Mile Run, 6 a.m. Saturday, Millerton Lake Recreation Area, Friant, www.sanjoaquinrunning.com/san-joaquin-river-trail-50k---50-mi-run.html, $95-$125…

11/7/2014 11:54:00 PM
Visalia Times-Delta
Sherwood noted that with $2.7 billion of that money going to fund water-storage projects, he hoped a good chunk of it will go to finally building a dam at Temperance Flat — above Millerton Lake — that would substantially increase water storage and make…

11/7/2014 12:00:00 PM
Fresno Bee
A new dam at Temperance Flat, upstream of Millerton Lake, would nearly triple the storage capacity. Critics say there’s not enough water coming from the San Joaquin River to justify the dam, but farm water officials say the storage is needed to capture…

11/6/2014 10:26:00 PM
YourCentralValley
A local project that is expected to be funded by Prop One is the Temperance Flats dam in Millerton Lake. Now that Proposition One, otherwise known as the water bond, has passed. Many ask, what happens next? The California Latino Water Coalition…

11/6/2014 7:40:00 AM
Visalia Times-Delta
McFarlin thinks part of that money should go to finally build the Temperance Flat Dam on the San Joaquin River, upstream from the dam at Millerton Lake. That in turn, would improve water water storage, making more available for farms and communities that…

11/5/2014 6:18:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Temperance Flat Dam above Millerton Lake would triple the amount of water storage. It would basically be a reservoir within a reservoir. Mario Santoyo of the Latino Water Coalition explained, "The existing Friant Dam and existing Millerton Lake is at that…

11/4/2014 11:30:00 AM
jdsupra.com
The Water Authority represents some 15,000 growers who buy water from Millerton Lake and irrigate 1 million acres from Chowchilla to Bakersfield…

10/30/2014 11:34:00 AM
Washington Examiner
The decisions forced lawmakers to aggressively tap water supplies in Northern California such as Millerton Lake, literally leaving high and dry not only farmers but also cities dependent on those reservoirs. The resulting “zero water allocation” policy…

10/25/2014 11:17:00 PM
YourCentralValley
Prop 1 would pay for the proposed Temperance Flat dam, which could expand Millerton Lake. But, not everyone thinks Prop 1 is a good idea. The Friends of the River, a state river conservation organization, said they disagree with the bond because they…

10/25/2014 6:06:00 AM
The Sentinel
They point further to NRDC assertions that the $2.7 billion will never be used to build Temperance Flat above Millerton Lake. Supporters say the reservoir would recharge groundwater north and east of Kings County and take pressure off relentless…

10/20/2014 6:23:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Readers asked a very good question last week about the proposed $2.6 billion reservoir project that would more than double the capacity of Millerton Lake. Here’s the setup: A new Temperance Flat Reservoir upstream of Millerton would add a net 1.26…

10/20/2014 11:40:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Many opponents talked about the rich cultural and natural history that would be inundated by a large, new reservoir upstream of Millerton Lake. One speaker talked about rare caves that would be lost in the Millerton Lake area. A representative of the…

10/20/2014 10:46:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Readers asked a very good question last week about the proposed $2.6 billion reservoir project that would more than double the capacity of Millerton Lake. Here’s the setup: A new Temperance Flat Reservoir upstream of Millerton would add a net 1.26…

10/18/2014 3:21:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Many opponents talked about the rich cultural and natural history that would be inundated by a large, new reservoir upstream of Millerton Lake. One speaker talked about rare caves that would be lost in the Millerton Lake area. A representative of the…

10/18/2014 10:44:00 AM
Ukiah Daily Journal
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…

10/17/2014 9:07:00 PM
The Modesto Bee
Many opponents talked about the rich cultural and natural history that would be inundated by a large, new reservoir upstream of Millerton Lake. One speaker talked about rare caves that would be lost in the Millerton Lake area. A representative of the…

10/17/2014 5:05:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Auberry resident Shannon Lodge told federal officials Thursday that a new Temperance Flat Reservoir would swamp a gem of an outdoor recreation area upstream of Millerton Lake — and the property where she lives. "My grandmother is buried on that property…

10/17/2014 12:36:00 AM
Capital Press
Even if water from the Sites and Temperance reservoirs goes primarily to environmental restoration, it would take pressure off existing storage projects such as Millerton Lake, from which water had to be diverted this year to feed the San Joaquin River…

10/17/2014 12:09:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Auberry resident Shannon Lodge told federal officials Thursday that a new Temperance Flat Reservoir would swamp a gem of an outdoor recreation area upstream of Millerton Lake — and the property where she lives. "My grandmother is buried on that property…

10/14/2014 8:03:00 PM
Wired 2 Fish
Amongst those were the team of Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack, tournament veterans who had proved their mettle over the years all over; but especially on Lewis Smith Lake, the venue for the inaugural Alabama Bass Trail Championship. Saturday, the pair of…

10/14/2014 7:48:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The federal government wants to know what you think about its draft plan to build a large, new reservoir above Millerton Lake on the San Joaquin River. Officials are coming to Fresno Thursday night to hear it. The meeting is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the…

10/14/2014 6:12:00 AM
Penn Live
After postponing the 2014 PAA opener originally slated for Sept. 25-27 on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tenn., the Board of Directors has also cancelled the remaining two PAA events for 2014. Starting with a single event on Choke Canyon, Tex., in 2008…

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