In the News 2017

DECEMBER 2017

December 26, 2017 — The Union — NID describes Centennial’s environmental, recreational benefits

December 26, 2017 — YubaNet — Keepin’ It Wild & Scenic SYRCL Presents the 16th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

December 19, 2017 — YubaNet — Nevada County Green Party Opposes NID Centennial Dam

December 13, 2017 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 135 environmental and adventure films

December 7, 2017 — SierraLivingA River Runs Through Us

December 5, 2017 — YubaNet — Op-Ed | Tanner Huntley: Save Our River

December 4, 2017 — The Union — NID bargains with Centennial Dam opponents

NOVEMBER 2017

November 27, 2017 — News from the U.S. Forest ServicePartner of the Year announced

November 16, 2017 — The Union — John Volz: Lack of transparency, poor decisions by NID

November 3, 2017 — The Union — NID, SYRCL dispute the ‘facts’ about Centennial Dam

OCTOBER 2017

October 30, 2017 — The Union — With an eye toward water NID SYRCL discuss meetings on video

October 27, 2017 — YubaNet — NID Now Livestreaming Board of Directors Meetings, Major Victory for Citizens of the Nevada Irrigation District

October 16, 2017 — YubaNet — Salmon Tours are back – View Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River

October 10, 2017 — The Union — Tahoe National Forest purchases 732 acres of South Yuba River headwaters

SEPTEMBER 2017

September 22, 2017 — YubaNet South Yuba River Citizen’s League Executive Director Honored at Appreciation Dinner

September 21, 2017 — Mercury News — Group that issued 2005 warning still wants full emergency spillway at Oroville Dam

September 20, 2017 — KRCRNewsGroups warned of Oroville Dam emergency spillway failure years ago

September 17, 2017 — The Union — 14,000 pounds of trash pulled from Nevada County waterways by nearly 900 SYRCL volunteers

September 19, 2017 — KQEDCoalition Reopens Fight for Improved Emergency Spillway at Oroville Dam

September 19, 2017 — Chico Enterprise Record — Group that issued 2005 warning still wants full emergency spillway at Oroville Dam

September 17, 2017 — The Union — SYRCL volunteers take to the waterways for 20th annual cleanup

September 17, 2017 — YubaNet — SYRCL Rallies People Power for its 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 15, 2017 — The Union — SYRCL names Melinda Booth as new executive director

September 15, 2017 — The Union — Volunteers gather at the river — and the streams — for 20th Yuba River Cleanup

September 15, 2017 — KNCO — Trash to be Removed from Yuba River Saturday

September 13, 2017 — The Union — NID reviews Centennial funding application, begins video recording

September 11, 2017 — Outside Inn Blog — Yuba River Cleanup

September 9, 2017 — Nevada City Advocate — Tons of fun at annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 6, 2017 — The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League celebrates 20th annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 4, 2017 — The Union — Course offered on salmon and steelhead in the Sierra

AUGUST 2017

August 29, 2017 — The Union — Obituary of Phillip Denney Brown

August 28, 2017 — KNCO — SYRCL Looking For Cleanup Volunteers

August 25, 2017 — The Union — Tahoe National Forest, SYRCL partner on Loney Meadow restoration

August 21, 2017 — The Union — Agriculture is a major factor of life

August 20, 2017 — YubaNet — Graffiti vandalism at Purdon Crossing

August 10, 2017 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District applies for Centennial Dam funding

August 10, 2017 — Chico Enterprise RecordLetter seeking Oroville Dam licensing delay goes to FERC

August 2, 2017 — The Union — SYRCL hopes to name new executive director at cleanup event in September

JULY 2017

July 24, 2017 — YubaNet — Peter Van Zant Op-Ed | Be Skeptical of NID Scare Tactics

July 16, 2017 — ABC10Yuba River Ambassadors educate on safety, keeping area clean

July 16, 2017 — The Union — Bob Branstrom Op-Ed | More than transparency

July 5, 2017 — USFWSWork on Yuba River’s Hammon Bar earns high honors

JUNE 2017

June 23, 2017 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District to discuss best practice for video footage

June 24, 2017 — SacramentoBee — With record-setting Sierra runoff, officials warn to stay away from Yuba River

June 24, 2017 — CBSSacramento — Stay Out Of The River: Officials Warn Cold, Fast Yuba Waters Not Fit For Swimming

June 23, 2017 — KCRA3Skip the dip Dangerous runoff claims 19 lives in California rivers

June 23, 2017 — The Union — What’s the rush SYRCL urges rivergoers to be patient while snow melts

June 20, 2017 — KNCO — SYRCL Director Leaving

June 13, 2017 — The Union — John Regan: The high cost of Centennial Dam

June 6, 2017 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces theme and calls for entries

June 2, 2017 — The Union — Earles of Newtown featured at Wild for the Yuba event Sunday

MAY 2017

May 24, 2017 — The Union — SYRCL announces opening day at the river

May 11, 2017 — Auburn JournalAnother View: NID needs to re-think Centennial Dam

May 8, 2017 — The Union — Ricki Heck: Transparency at NID takes another step backwards

May 3, 2017 — The Union — Supporters, opponents of Centennial Dam spar at forum

APRIL 2017

April 30, 2017 — The Union — Workshop focuses on environmentally friendly cannabis cultivation

April 29, 2017 — The UnionMark Schaefer: Now is the time to forge ahead, not slow down, on cannabis in Nevada County

April 27, 2017 — The UnionHomeowner potentially affected by Centennial project searches for answers

April 25, 2017 — Elk Grove News CSPA and Other Groups Request Release of Information, Public Involvement at Oroville

April 21, 2017 — KQEDCoalition Asks Feds to Lift Secrecy Shrouding Oroville Spillway Project

April 20, 2017 — The UnionThe South Yuba River Citizens League Hosts The State Of The Yuba

April 20, 2017 — The UnionChuck Jaffee Film Festival Reprise Keeps on Giving

April 19, 2017 — Sacramento Bee — Groups demand transparency on Oroville Dam spillway repairs

April 18, 2017 — KNCOAnnual State of the Yuba at Peace Lutheran Church

April 18, 2017 — Sacramento Bee — Expert performed autopsy on Oroville spillway collapse

April 13, 2017 — YubaNet — Renewed requests for live streaming video, increased transparency at NID

April 13, 2017 — YubaNet — Conservation Groups to Army Corps Centennial Dam Puts Too Much at Risk – Seek Alternatives

April 12, 2017 — The Union — Nevada County water is clear, but customers want it transparent

April 19, 2017 — Sacramento Bee — Taking rivers for granted, then seeing water from a different angle

MARCH 2017

March 18, 2017 — The Union — Brian Hamilton: NID directors not ready for prime time?

March 16, 2017 — KNCO — SYRCL Salmon Expert Discusses Declining Population

March 13, 2017 — KNCOCentennial Dam Watchdog Activist Summit Tonight

March 11, 2017 — The Union — Know Your Nonprofit: South Yuba River Citizens League

March 11, 2017 — The Union — Proposed Centennial Dam project takes center stage at League of Women Voters event

March 8, 2017 — YubaNet No video or live streaming of NID meetings despite public requests

March 7, 2017 — YubaNet — Legislative landgrab letter postponed by NID committee

March 6, 2017 — Record SearchlightIgnored Oroville warning raises quake questions

March 3, 2017 — The Union — Vince Haughey: Living the dream

March 3, 2017 — Sacramento News & ReviewDams if they do Oroville’s near-disaster underscores risk to California’s aging infrastructure

March 2, 2017 — The UnionCrowd fills ballroom for Centennial Dam meeting in Grass Valley

FEBRUARY 2017

February 27, 2017 — The UnionPublic meetings set for this week on Centennial Dam project

February 14, 2017 — Mercury News — What is happening at the Oroville Dam?

February 13, 2017 — PBS News HourPrecarious Oroville Dam highlights challenges of California water management

February 13, 2017 — News York TimesIn Peril at Oroville Dam, a Parable on Infrastructure

February 13, 2017 — CNNOroville Dam California officials ignored warnings a decade ago

February 13, 2017 — Sacramento Bee — Spillway threat asserted: A state agency seeks relicensing to run Oroville Dam, but a challenge sees design flaws (this story was originally published on November 27, 2005)

February 12, 2017 — Mercury News OrovilleDam: Feds and State Officials Ignored Warnings 12 Years Ago

February 11, 2017 — FishSniffer Lake Oroville surges over emergency spillway for first time in history

February 10, 2017 — California Water Research Briefing: Oroville’s Unarmored Auxiliary Spillway Major Risks

February 8, 2017 — KNCOSYRCL Wild And Scenic Film Festival Boosts Local Economy (PDF)

February 2, 2017 — The UnionPeter Van Zant- There are alternatives to the Centennial Dam

JANUARY 2017

January 16, 2017 — The UnionHilary Hodge: At the Edge, indeed

January 15, 2017 — Outside Inn BlogWild & Scenic Film Festival

January 13, 2017 — The Union — Nevada City’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival turns 15

January 13, 2017 — The Union — Gov. Brown’s budget proposal includes Combie cleanup, Bridgeport facelift

January 12, 2017 — The Union — ‘Voice of the Bear River’ to be shown at Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 11, 2017 — The Union — Skeptics of Centennial Dam project address Nevada Irrigation District board

January 9, 2017 — Water Deeply — New California Dam Proposed to Combat Climate Change Concerns

January 6, 2017 — YubaNet — Wild & Scenic Film Festival Brings Iconic Poet and Artist Together

January 4, 2017 — Appeal-DemocratPublic comment sought for lower Yuba River restoration

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