Delta News

Delta News

Will the Delta tunnels get built? Plan enters critical make-or-break phase

Next six months will be crucial to $15.5 billion project

Project still lacks support from many water agencies

Many in Delta region vow to continue to fight

Fires

Locke community thanks firefighters for saving store, and town

Thomas Herzog recounts what he saw and heard as a fire broke out in the small Delta community of Locke on Sunday, July 3, 2016. The fire completely consumed some second-story apartment units, damaged the business below and also a third residence, but due to the exterior sprinkler system and the quick action of the fire department, the fire was contained to just the one structure.

Capitol Alert

Carly Fiorina doubles down on Delta smelt

BURLINGAME – Picking up on Sen. Ted Cruz’s criticism of environmental protections for fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Carly Fiorina, Cruz’s newly-announced running mate, moved Saturday to reinforce his presidential campaign’s appeal to conservatives and farm interests in the Central Valley.

Videos

Delta tunnels battle heats up

One Delta farmer talks about his family history and why he opposes Gov. Jerry Brown's tunnels plan.
Dale Kasler The Sacramento Bee
Delta tunnels battle heats up 1:24

Delta tunnels battle heats up

Locke community thanks firefighters for saving store, and town 0:44

Locke community thanks firefighters for saving store, and town

Delta residents fear Metropolitan's island purchase is 'water grab' 1:49

Delta residents fear Metropolitan's island purchase is 'water grab'

Video: Sandhill cranes return to Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta 3:26

Video: Sandhill cranes return to Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta