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Shasta Dam raising project runs into legal, congressional roadblocks

Redding Record Searchlight

Date: 1/17/2019 5:58:00 PM

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation wants to raise the height of the dam 18½ feet, which would increase the amount of water that could be held in Lake Shasta by about 14 percent. The proposal has been on-a

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Redding decides between increased building fees and public safety

KRCR News Channel 7

Date: 1/14/2019 11:51:00 PM

Redding City Manager Barry Tippin said even with the increase, Redding would still have low fees compared to Chico, Woodlands, Shasta Lake, Shasta County, and Oroville. He also points out permits

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Why wildfires pose an existential threat to California tourism


Date: 1/10/2019 4:08:00 PM

In just the past three years, a visitor’s guide-full of California destinations has been singed or suffocated by wildfires — from Yosemite to Wine Country and Malibu to Lake Shasta. Seven notable wild

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Want a boat dock on Lake Lanier? Live at Bay Pointe!

Patsy Mercer

Date: 1/8/2019

Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be

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As far as rainfall, the year ends on a better note than it began

Redding Record Searchlight

Date: 12/31/2018 4:48:00 PM

As far as rainfall, the year ends on a better note than it began As the year comes to a close, where do we stand on rainfall and the amount of water in Lake Shasta and Trinty Lake? Check out this stor

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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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