Archives for April 2014

San Francisco should keep the promise of a Hetch Hetchy ferry

Op-Ed: San Francisco should keep the promise of a Hetch Hetchy ferry Spreck Rosekrans Updated 10:58 pm, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 [ Link to Article ] It is time for San Francisco to make good on its century-old promise to improve access to the Hetch Hetchy area of Yosemite National Park. If the city fails to […]

High Sierra Regatta canceled by low water at Huntington Lake

High Sierra Regatta canceled by low water at Huntington Lake BY TIM SHEEHAN The Fresno BeeApril 2, 2014 For the first time in six decades, the High Sierra Regatta sailing competition held each summer at Huntington Lake is being canceled — another casualty of the drought that is gripping Central California. The cancellation of the […]

California Snowpack Measure Could Reveal Future of Drought

National Geographic: California Snowpack Measure Could Reveal Future of Drought Surveyors will ski into the Sierra Nevada on Tuesday to gauge prospects for water runoff this spring. Lisa M. Krieger for National Geographic PUBLISHED MARCH 31, 2014 Surveyors will ski into the Sierra Nevada mountains Tuesday to perform what has become an anxiously watched rite of […]