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Gas station robbed at knife point in the City of Shasta Lake

KRCR News Channel 7

Date: 1/24/2017 12:31:00 AM

SHASTA LAKE, Calif. - The Pine Grove 76 gas station in the City of Shasta Lake was robbed Monday night around 6:45 p.m., according the Shasta County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the scene, at 2725 Cascade Blvd., where they

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Drenched: How L.A. went from bone-dry to 216% of normal rainfall in four months

Los Angeles Times

Date: 1/23/2017 5:17:00 PM

As of last week, Lake Shasta, the state’s largest reservoir and a major source of water for San Joaquin Valley agriculture, is 82% full and releasing water to create more storage room. Oroville, which supplies the State Water Project, is 77% full and

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Editorial: State wisely retaining water conservation rules

San Jose Mercury News

Date: 1/20/2017 9:21:00 AM

In contrast, many Bay Area reservoirs are 100 percent full, and Lake Shasta, one of California’s biggest reservoirs, is at 80 percent. It would be full if water weren’t being released to make room for flood control. Gov. Jerry Brown called for a

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Send a thank you card to La Nina

Central Valley Business Times

Date: 1/16/2017 10:06:00 AM

The state and federal reservoirs are already bulging with water. • Lake Shasta is at 126 percent of average and 81 percent of capacity • Lake Oroville is at 126 percent and 80 percent, respectively

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Underwater towns of Northern California

San Francisco Gate

Date: 1/14/2017 4:00:00 AM

These bodies include Lake Shasta, Lake Trinity, and Folsom Lake. Years of drought brought remains of some of these submerged ghost towns into view, but as our reservoirs fill up, evidence of these former wagon stops have vanished once again. In one of the

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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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