Last weekend, nearly 200,000 people who reside near Oroville Dam were given an hour's notice to evacuate the area while authorities worked to bolster the strained structure.
Credit Screenshot from KCRA 3, Sacramento
Tens of thousands of residents downstream from Oroville Dam are still under evacuation orders, even as conditions improve for workers trying to alleviate the structural emergency plaguing the dam. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
Federal agencies are providing California with preliminary assistance for the Oroville Dam emergency. That's in spite of some rumors President Donald Trump is withholding aid to the state, as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
Caltrans says that the Ortega Highway -- Highway 74 between Lake Elsinore and San Juan Capistrano -- could reopen to traffic this week, following a 3-week closure of the highway because of storm damage. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
Highway 74 between Lake Elsinore in Riverside County and San Juan Capistrano in San Diego County -- The Ortega Highway -- will be closed to traffic for at least a couple of weeks because of damage from recent storms. KVCR's Ken Vincent reports.
Record-setting rains have drenched northern California. State and federal agencies say so far so good interms of managing water flow through this first big storm. With another storm on the way, Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric has this update from the state Department of Water Resources.