‘Near-complete loss’ of young salmon in Sacramento River possible, California officials say

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife staff on the ground is monitoring drought impact – and among the alarming results is the “possibility of a near-complete loss” of young, winter-run Chinook salmon on the Sacramento River this fall due to a water reduces supply and persistent dry, hot weather. The waters of the Northern … Read more

‘Went right into the living room’

A small plane crashed in a neighborhood in Monterey late Tuesday morning, engulfing at least one house in flames. Several agencies, including Cal Fire and the Monterey County Regional Protection District, are on the scene in the Monterra Ranch neighborhood on Highway 68 near Monterey Regional Airport. A brush fire was extinguished, but fire crews … Read more