Millerton Lake News

9/21/2016 6:13:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The northeast plant was built at a cost of $32 million to treat water from Pine Flat Lake and Millerton Lake and produce up to 30 million gallons of water daily. It opened in 2004, and scattered complaints about water quality arose soon thereafter.

9/20/2016 6:18:00 PM
Press Release Point
The canal conveys water over 152 miles in a southerly direction, from Millerton Lake to the Kern River four miles west of Bakersfield, for agricultural and urban use. For additional information, please contact Reclamation’s Kellye Kennedy at (916 ...

9/13/2016 4:34:00 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 and who now guides in the greater Fresno area. Telephone numbers are in 559 calling area unless noted.

9/9/2016 4:55:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Jackson notes Millerton Lake is at 108-percent above its normal level for this time of year. Meaning the growers who depend on water from behind Friant Dam got most of what they expected. "We allocated, currently, in the Friant system, what's called 75 ...

9/1/2016 2:52:00 PM
TuenTo23 23ABC
The marijuana plants were irrigated by water that had been diverted from Mill Creek. Mill Creek flows into the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake’s Friant Dam, which is a major water supply for the San Joaquin Valley. In addition to the marijuana ...

8/25/2016 2:11:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Gary Serrato, the district’s general manager, said the extra water is because FID has received more water than expected from Kings River runoff and extra allocation from Millerton Lake. All users will receive a full five months of delivery with some ...

8/24/2016 8:43:00 PM
YourCentralValley
This is what crews see from the inside of 'copter 403, flying hundreds of feet above Millerton Lake. The machine last flew over Monterey County, fighting the Soberanes fire. "It's a rush, it's adrenaline," pilot Michael Schanley said. It's also the 9 to 5 ...

8/23/2016 4:03:00 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 and who now guides in the greater Fresno area. Telephone numbers are in 559 calling area unless noted.

8/23/2016 12:32:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Van Ness Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/167805730315500, $5. 8 p.m. Community: Training bike ride All levels of bike riders are invited to enjoy a ride up to Millerton Lake and back. Steven’s Bicycles, 1365 N. Willow Ave., Clovis, www.facebook.com ...

8/17/2016 6:12:00 PM
ABC 30 News
"She's real nervous and everything about it because she doesn't want him to hurt everybody," said Dan Rowe, a neighbor who is on the board at the Millerton Lake Mobile Home Village. Another restraining order may reveal the reason for the recent change.

8/11/2016 5:30:00 PM
zerohedge.com
For those not familiar, the project is meant to restore 63 miles of the San Joaquin River, stretching from the Millerton Lake to the Merced River (see map below), so that the Chinook Salmon can have more space to frolic. The river was dammed in 1942 with ...

7/25/2016 11:29:00 PM
ABC 30 News
A woman was rescued from the water at Millerton Lake last weekend after she went under. Witnesses say, she almost drowned but a Good Samaritan was able to revive her. Mark Brady says he's no hero but he is trained to save lives. "Many, many years," he said ...

7/23/2016 6:57:00 PM
ABC 30 News
A woman is recovering in the hospital Saturday after almost drowning in Millerton Lake. First responders say she swam out about 30-yards off shore in the afternoon when she went under for about two minutes. A Good Samaritan and the woman's brother pulled ...

7/23/2016 6:34:00 AM
The Sentinel
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has twice proposed designating the stretch of the San Joaquin River as "wild and scenic," but the board contended such designation would hamper efforts to construct Temperance Flat Dam above Millerton Lake. The ...

7/23/2016 6:20:00 AM
The Sentinel
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has twice proposed designating the stretch of the San Joaquin River as "wild and scenic," but the board contended such designation would hamper efforts to construct Temperance Flat Dam above Millerton Lake. The ...

7/7/2016 7:28:00 PM
The Modesto Bee
This project is a major reason why agriculture has been able to thrive in the Valley. The project is anchored by two elements: Friant Dam, which creates Millerton Lake. While these features have served us well over the years, they’re too small to handle ...

7/7/2016 7:03:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Highway 41 was closed from Highway 145 to road 200 due to the flames and smoke-- west of Millerton Lake. The Madera County Sheriff's Office said the highway has re-opened. The flames broke out at about 10:30 Thursday morning. Cal-Fire asked PG&E to de ...

7/7/2016 6:53:00 PM
Merced Sun-Star
This project is a major reason why agriculture has been able to thrive in the Valley. The project is anchored by two elements: Friant Dam, which creates Millerton Lake. While these features have served us well over the years, they’re too small to handle ...

7/7/2016 6:13:00 PM
Fresno Bee
With Huntington Lake unavailable due to the lack of boat access, more races have shifted to Millerton Lake where the wind conditions aren’t as consistent. Everybody wants to be at Huntington. Fresno Yacht Club commodore Daniel Erwin “It was a little ...

7/5/2016
LakeMartin.com
Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3 Keith…

7/4/2016 6:01:00 PM
Fresno Bee
At Millerton Lake State Recreation Area, a Southern California man drowned as he was trying to aid a family member who was having difficulty swimming near the La Playa picnic area around 2 p.m. Sunday. He was identified as Raul Jimenez, 45, from Santa Ana.

7/4/2016 1:00:00 AM
KMJ Now News Talk Radio
He died later at Children’s Hospital. Earlier on Sunday afternoon, a 45 year old Orange County man lost his life at Millerton Lake while attempting to save a family member who struggling in the water. The victim has been identified as Raul Jimenez of ...

7/3/2016 7:55:00 PM
ABC 30 News
A man drowned at Millerton Lake Sunday after he went into the water trying to save another person, authorities say. Park rangers said the man rushed into the lake when he saw his grandson in distress just before 3 p.m., but rescuers had to help him instead.

7/3/2016 6:02:00 PM
KMPH Fox 26
Park Rangers at Millerton Lake say they have the first tragedy of the Fourth of July weekend. They say a 45-year-old man was trying to help a family member who was struggling in the water, when he drowned. It happened around 2:00 p.m. Sunday, along the ...

7/3/2016 5:00:00 PM
Yahoo News
Park rangers said the man rushed into the lake when he saw a family member in distress just before 3 p.m., but rescuers had to help him instead.

7/3/2016 5:00:00 PM
Yahoo News
Park rangers said the man rushed into the lake when he saw a family member in distress just before 3 p.m., but rescuers had to help him instead.

7/3/2016 4:30:00 PM
ABC 30 News
A man drowned at Millerton Lake Sunday after he went into the water trying to save another person, authorities say. Park rangers said the man rushed into the lake when he saw a family member in distress just before 3 p.m., but rescuers had to help him instead.

7/2/2016 1:00:00 AM
Yahoo News
If authorized by congress and jointly funded, the project would create more than 1 million acre-feet of new water storage, that's two-and-a-half times the current storage capacity of Millerton Lake.

7/2/2016 12:07:00 AM
ABC 30 News
The San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure Authority and the Bureau of Reclamation joined together near Millerton Lake to sign a memorandum of understanding. Water experts agreed to complete feasibility studies of the proposed Temperance Flat Dam and ...

7/1/2016 4:19:00 PM
Valley Public Radio
On a windswept hill overlooking Millerton Lake, local and federal officials signed an agreement to begin a feasibility study of the project. The study is necessary to draw down money from the state’s water bond as well as federal matching dollars for the ...

7/1/2016 2:02:00 PM
KMJ Now News Talk Radio
MILLERTON LAKE (KMJ) — The proposed Temperance Flat Dam and Reservoir project, is now significantly closer to reality. The signing of an Memorandum of Understanding between the US Bureau of Reclamation and the San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure ...

6/30/2016 5:29:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The two groups will sign a memorandum of understanding Friday outside the Old Fresno County Courthouse overlooking Millerton Lake. Mario Santoyo, executive director of the authority, said the group will be applying for a portion of the $2.7 billion in ...

6/30/2016 2:07:00 PM
The Guardian
“You have to be from Clovis to understand it,” said Horton, as he and other friends gathered at nearby Millerton Lake on a scorching hot afternoon on Tuesday, cooling off from the 103-degree temperatures. The Confederate flag at the Sunday protest had ...

6/15/2016 5:13:00 PM
4 Traders
The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Associations (CCGGA) has weighed in on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) proposed designation of a 7.5 mile stretch of the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake as 'wild and scenic'. Such a designation would ...

6/15/2016 5:13:00 PM
4 Traders
The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Associations (CCGGA) has weighed in on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) proposed designation of a 7.5 mile stretch of the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake as 'wild and scenic'. Such a designation would ...

6/14/2016 2:59:00 PM
KMJ Now News Talk Radio
All ages are welcome and there is no cost for admission Millerton Lake Star Party @ Millerton Lake Saturday, June 25, 2016 Sunset: 8:24 PM Darkness: 10:16 PM – 3:50 AM Courtright Reservoir Star Party @ Courtright Reservoir Start Date: Friday, July 1 ...

6/14/2016 2:59:00 PM
KMJ Now News Talk Radio
All ages are welcome and there is no cost for admission Millerton Lake Star Party @ Millerton Lake Saturday, June 25, 2016 Sunset: 8:24 PM Darkness: 10:16 PM – 3:50 AM Courtright Reservoir Star Party @ Courtright Reservoir Start Date: Friday, July 1 ...

6/8/2016 9:32:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The city of Fresno only expected to get about 39,000 acre-feet of water from Millerton Lake this year – much less than it would get in a normal year. But then again, there’s been nothing normal about the past few years of drought in the San Joaquin ...

6/2/2016 12:58:00 PM
Fresno Bee
More water won’t come from more dams. Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations will leave Temperance Flat as empty as Millerton Lake. Spees gets that. John F. Kennedy was criticized for envisioning a man on the moon! Ronald Reagan was accused ...

5/26/2016 9:22:00 AM
Sierra Star
Madera attorney Daniel K. Martin also said Wednesday that it was not Ooley’s fault that she missed a May 18 court date for a prior drunken-driving arrest at Millerton Lake. The summons was sent to the wrong address in Clovis. In addition, Martin said ...

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