Central Valley

Central Valley

Shasta water release plan has no cutbacks to farmers – for now

After weeks of uncertainty and pressure from members of Congress, federal officials on Wednesday announced a plan for managing water releases from California’s largest reservoir this summer in a manner that will not involve cutbacks in farm water deliveries – at least if all goes as hoped. The good news for farmers may not bode well for endangered fish.

Central Valley

Merced back in initial HSR route

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials proposed changes to put Merced back into the initial plans at a meeting Thursday and reaffirmed the state’s commitment to send the bullet train to Southern California despite a dramatic revision to the business plan that sends the train to Northern California before it heads to the Los Angeles Area.

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Highlights of Manteca's 37-13 win over Buhach Colony

Highlights of Manteca win over Buhach Colony, including 95-yard interception return for Buffaloes' James Thomas. (By Shawn Jansen/sjansen@mercedsunstar.com).
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Highlights of Manteca's 37-13 win over Buhach Colony 1:56

Highlights of Manteca's 37-13 win over Buhach Colony

Golden Valley's Isaiah Montanez talks about Cougars big win 1:49

Golden Valley's Isaiah Montanez talks about Cougars big win

Calaveras 25, El Capitan 7 2:47

Calaveras 25, El Capitan 7

MC Receiver Nih-Jer Jackson On The Team's Scrimmage With MJC 1:27

MC Receiver Nih-Jer Jackson On The Team's Scrimmage With MJC