Tag: oroville

Jerry Brown and Oroville and flooding (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Seeks ‘Common Ground’ with Donald Trump

California Gov. Jerry Brown cited the disaster relief and infrastructure needs of his state as he told reporters on Monday in Washington, D.C. that there are areas where he is seeking to work with the Trump Administration.

Gavin Newsom (Nick Ut / Associated Press)

Newsom Gambles CA Gov. Race on ‘Single-Payer’ System

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is gambling his political future and the California governor’s race on a universal, single-payer health care proposal modeled after the one he brought to the city of San Francisco.

Damaged Dam (Albert Madrid/California Department of Water Resources via AP)

11 Areas Near Oroville Dam Under Evacuation Warnings

Just as Breitbart News predicted a little over a week ago, temperatures rising to the high 70s are causing an early spring snowmelt that is quickly filling Oroville Lake, causing the local sheriff to issue evacuation warnings for 11 areas downstream of the troubled Oroville Dam.

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Trump Approves Federal Emergency Aid for Oroville

President Donald Trump approved federal emergency relief funds Tuesday, following requests by California Governor Jerry Brown. The requests for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid pertain to flooding in January and the evacuation effort due to the risk of spillway collapse at the Oroville Dam.

Jerry Brown (Alex Wong / Getty)

Oroville Dam: Jerry Brown Asks Donald Trump for Aid

California Governor Jerry Brown has formally requested federal assistance from President Donald Trump to deal with the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from the area below the Oroville Dam, where a spillway is near structural failure.

Oroville Dam main spillway (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Race Against Rain: Oroville Dam Must Drain 50 Feet by Wednesday

Officials are releasing water from the Oroville Dam, the nation’s highest, at the astonishing rate of 100,000 cubic feet per second, with the goal of lowering the lake’s elevation by 50 feet before a week of rain and snow hits the region Wednesday.