california drought

Folsom Lake all dried up

In June Folsom Lake was full, but downstream requirements and depleted reservoirs elsewhere in the state have caused the lake to drop to below 54 percent capacity. On the bright s ...

Stage three water alert for Folsom

Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller elevated the city's water alert to stage three on Wednesday morning. Stage three imposes mandatory water-use restrictions on residences and busine ...

Folsom Lake could take years to replenish

A wall of concrete and steel can be seen rather than placid water at Folsom Lake. The poor snowpack in the Sierra, combined with minimal rainfall, will force the city to upgrade it ...

From the Depths: History resurfaces as lake level falls

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on the history of the Mormon Island area, which is resurfacing due to the drought. Every decade or so, when a drought c ...