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  1. Oroville Dam repair costs soar past $1 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Construction crews work on the main spillway of the Oroville Dam on Oct. 19, 2017. Fixing the Oroville Dam spillway wrecked by storms in 2017 will cost $1.1 billion - a $455-million hike from initial estimates - the state Department of Water Resources announced Wednesday.

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  2. 2 die in road rage incident in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Two men were killed when a road rage incident on Interstate 5 in Sacramento turned violent, the California Highway Patrol said Monday. The incident may have begun as a vehicle collision about 3:45 a.m. Sunday.

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  3. California is dammed enough alreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Mount Shasta, seen as a backdrop to Upper Lake Shasta, at the Shasta Dam on February 17. Environmental consequences aside, it would seem to make a certain amount of sense to dam a river in order to store and distribute water where and when it is most needed. But what if there's no river? Or more to the point, what if every river that can be dammed already has been dammed, and the water in those rivers has already been tapped? The value of new, giant dams is extremely limited and costly without new giant rivers to fill them, and California has no such new rivers.

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  4. Climate change will make California's drought-flood cycle more volatile, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Water rushes down the damaged spillway at Lake Oroville in this Feb. 8, 2017, photo. A new study predicts that California will experience more swings between very dry and very wet years.

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  5. Reality Realty: Woodsy retreats featured on HGTV's 'Rustic Rehab'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Show hosts Chenoa and David Rivera renovate homes in the Northern California city where everybody has septic tanks and wood-burning stoves are not uncommon. HGTV's "Rustic Rehab," hosted by David and Chenoa Rivera, is based in Paradise, a town that's pushed up against the Sierra Nevada range 90 miles north of Sacramento.

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  6. Democratic donor Tom Steyer on keeping people engaged in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    '16 was a wake-up call that we need to participate, that you have to protect your own rights, that American citizens have to stand up for their own interests because otherwise they'll get trampled. If you are too tired by 2018, if you want to go back to bed, that's going to be devastating for democracy itself.

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  7. On anniversary of Oroville Dam crisis, California lawmakers pass bill increasing inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Crews continue placing rebar panels for the new sidewalls and structural concrete on the Lake Oroville flood control spillway on Oct. 13. California lawmakers unanimously passed new legislation Monday to annually inspect most dams and reservoirs, one year after state officials ordered emergency evacuations for hundreds of thousands of residents living below the Oroville Dam. "More needs to be done to ensure the safety and integrity of our water infrastructure," said Assemblyman James Gallagher , the bill's author.

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  8. Butte County prosecutor wants state agency fined up to $51 billion for Oroville spillway failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    An aerial view of the water flowing out of the Oroville Dam main spillway in February 2017. Butte County prosecutors are seeking up to $51 billion in fines and penalties against California's water agency for damage caused to local river-based wildlife after the Oroville dam spillway failure last year, officials said.

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  9. Oroville Dam spillway failure cost rises to $870 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    In this Nov. 30, photo, work is shown continuing on the Oroville Dam spillway in Oroville, Calif. The cost of the Oroville Dam spillway failure last February has risen to $870 million, according to a new tally released Friday by the Department of Water Resources that includes work done by agency staff and consultants.

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  10. Human error played a role in Oroville Dam failure, report findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    A new report found that periodic inspections of the Oroville Dam were insufficient to identify the original design flaws and the subsequent deterioration of the spillway's integrity. A new report found that periodic inspections of the Oroville Dam were insufficient to identify the original design flaws and the subsequent deterioration of the spillway's integrity.

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  11. Costs soar and cracks revealed in Oroville Dam spillway, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Juan Garcia from Kiewit Infrastructure sprays water to facilitate the curing of enriched roller-compacted concrete just below the transitional slab on the upper chute of the Lake Oroville flood control spillway in Butte County. Juan Garcia from Kiewit Infrastructure sprays water to facilitate the curing of enriched roller-compacted concrete just below the transitional slab on the upper chute of the Lake Oroville flood control spillway in Butte County.

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  12. Essential California: USC had many warnings about medical school...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter . It's Tuesday, Nov. 14, and here's what's happening across California: Complaints about Dr. Carmen Puliafito's drinking began to reach USC administrators more than five years ago.

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  13. State releases snapshots of Oroville Dam repair work as weekend downpour loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Worker Juan Garcia sprays water to facilitate the curing of enriched roller-compacted concrete just below the transitional slab on the upper chute of the Lake Oroville flood control spillway Nov. 6. Worker Juan Garcia sprays water to facilitate the curing of enriched roller-compacted concrete just below the transitional slab on the upper chute of the Lake Oroville flood control spillway Nov. 6. New images released by state water officials Thursday highlight the immensity of repairs made to the Oroville Dam spillway as seasonal rains begin to fall once again. More than an inch of rain is expected in the area between Thursday and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

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