Drought drives bears into California town, and even Capt. Kirk is feeling it

Drought drives bears into California town, and even Capt. Kirk is feeling it

November 9, 2015 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE RIVERS, Calif. — Tourists and animal lovers hoping to see a bear in Sequoia National Park this fall probably stand a better chance of spotting one in this tiny town at the park’s entrance. And even TV’s Capt. Kirk is feeling the pain of hungry bears run amuck. ThreeRead More

LA Aqueduct flows after dam built for drought is dismantled

LA Aqueduct flows after dam built for drought is dismantled

October 28, 2015 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

OLANCHA, Calif. (AP) — Water in the aqueduct that helped fuel Los Angeles’ growth was flowing toward the city Wednesday for the first time in six months after workers removed an earthen and concrete dam that had diverted runoff to the parched Owens Valley. With little mountain runoff due toRead More

Evidence mounts for El Nino that could ease California drought

Evidence mounts for El Nino that could ease California drought

October 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

LOS ANGELES >> Evidence is mounting that the El Nino ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific will spawn a rainy winter in California, potentially easing the state’s punishing drought but also bringing the risk of chaotic storms like those that battered the region in the late 1990s. In the clearest warningRead More