Lake Shasta


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Let’s not be as shortsighted on pensions as on drought

TheSacramento Bee

Date: 6/26/2017 6:18:00 PM

The funded ratio of pension funds has risen and fallen like the levels at Lake Shasta. The 2008 stock market crash triggered a $95 billion loss in CalPERS investments, causing the funding ratio to dip. But those losses were fully recovered by 2013

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Future water leaders soak up irrigation information

Date: 6/23/2017 9:59:00 PM

The tour began June 18 at Lake Shasta, the state's largest reservoir, and followed the water's course to the Sacramento Valley, through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and south along the Delta-Mendota Canal. Since a key water destination is agriculture

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Feeling roasted as summer kicks in? Cool off with these adventures along California lakes, rivers and waterfalls

Los Angeles Times

Date: 6/21/2017 6:30:00 PM

A suspension bridge crosses the Sacramento River at Castle Crags State Park, Calif. (Christopher Reynolds/Los Angeles Times) Lake Shasta, a man-made entity, has twice as much shoreline as Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties combined. For decades

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Slamming Bass With A Pop

Date: 6/21/2017 9:50:00 AM

From small waters such as farm ponds and creeks to large waterways like Lake Berryessa, the Delta or Lake Shasta, poppers catch bass everywhere. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass of all sizes will absolutely crush a popper. It may surprise some that

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House Plans Vote On Sites Reservoir Permit Process

CBS Sacramento

Date: 6/20/2017 11:36:00 PM

Bettner says since October, more than 9 million acre-feet of water has passed through Sacramento watershed’s main stem, Which runs from Lake Shasta to the Delta. “We could have filled Sites four times with as much water was water that was coming down

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• River: Sacramento River
• Length: 365 Miles
• Surface Area: 29,750 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 517 feet
Shasta Lake is a reservoir in Shasta County, California, United States. It is within the Whiskeytown–Shasta–Trinity National Recreation Area, operated by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It is also popularly known as "Lake Shasta".
It is impounded by Shasta Dam, the ninth tallest dam in the United States. Known as the keystone of the Central Valley Project, the outflow of Shasta Dam provides electricity and irrigation water. It also provides Sacramento River flood control below the dam for the Sacramento Valley.
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