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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 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 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…

10/11/2014 4:00:00 AM
Al.com
Nichols floated down the Cahaba River, then into the Alabama River, and finally into the delta and the Gulf of Mexico. "The lower Cahaba is so rural you can travel for days without seeing other people," he said. "On the Alabama River you'll see bass boats…

10/10/2014 12:15:00 PM
gadsdenmessenger.com
On Dec. 4, 1906, Gadsden entrepreneur and steamboat captain William Patrick Lay founded the Alabama Power Company and began plans to build a dam near the site of Lock 12 on the Coosa River. Lay acquired congressional approval to build the dam, cleared the…

10/7/2014 8:57:00 PM
The Reoorter
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…

10/7/2014 7:25:00 AM
The Salinas Californian
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…

9/30/2014 12:47:00 PM
Fresno Bee
A motorcyclist killed Sunday after he hit a pickup head-on near Millerton Lake has been identified by the Fresno County Coroner as Joseph Chiles, 22, of Fresno. The California Highway Patrol said Chiles was traveling west on Millerton Road near Marina…

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…

9/29/2014 12:36:00 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…

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