New Scale Will Help Officials and Public Prepare for Atmospheric River Storms

Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) congratulates the Scripps team of researchers on the release of Atmospheric River scale (AR CAT). BPC is also a proud partner in the Bay Area AQPI project, which complements AR CAT. AQPI provides more precise local data and prediction, giving agencies, cities and emergency response personnel increased prep time for impacts. […]

Energy News and Highlights for February 4, 2019

Sanctions on Venezuela’s Crude Hit Oil Market in Vulnerable Spot Stephanie Yang and Rebecca Elliott, The Wall Street Journal U.S. Oil Refiners Cut Off From Venezuelan Crude After Sanctions Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg U.S. cracks down on foreigners dealing in Venezuela oil Jessica Resnick-Ault, Reuters How a ‘Monster’ Texas Oil Field Made the U.S. a […]

EBMUD Job Postings for the Week of February 04, 2019

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California Water and Drought News for January 31, 2019

Second snow survey to measure California water supply By Sacramento Bee, 1/30/19  Back-to-back storms will bring rain, potential for debris flows in burn areas By Hannah Fry, Los Angeles Times, 1/30/19 These eel-like fish look like horror movie monsters — and they’re back in SLO Creek By Monica Vaughan, The Tribune, 1/30/19 Why We Can’t […]

Energy News for January 31, 2019

India in talks with U.S. to extend Iran sanctions waiver: oil ministry official Nidhi Verma, Reuters US moves ahead with oil leases near sacred park Susan Montoya Bryan, The Associated Press Interior delays public comment deadline for ANWR oil leasing Elizabeth Harball, Alaska’s Energy Desk How Police, Private Security, and Energy Companies Are Preparing for […]

OAK Airport Handily Surpasses 2017 Passenger Activity; Begins Food & Beverage Concessions Makeover

PRESS RELEASE NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OAK Airport Handily Surpasses 2017 Passenger Activity; Begins Food & Beverage Concessions Makeover Oakland Stable and Strong in 2018, Major Upgrades in 2019 Oakland, CA – (January 31, 2019): Today, officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) released December and Calendar Year passenger traffic figures reflecting stability in its passenger traffic numbers, and the […]

Energy News for January 30, 2019

Sanctions on Venezuela’s oil firm sends U.S. refiners scrambling Devika Krishna Kumar and Stephanie Kelly, Reuters Trump prods the world to join his oil sanctions on Venezuela Josh Siegel, Washington Examiner Global oil industry braces for turmoil from U.S. crackdown on Venezuela Jessica Resnick-Ault, Reuters Innovation, global scope key to staying competitive: BP executive Nick […]

Transportation Headlines for January 30, 2019

Let’s not be afraid of riding the bus San Francisco Chronicle Editorial: A toll on Lombard Street is a terrible idea San Francisco Chronicle City floats e-reservations, tolls for Lombard ‘Crooked Street’ access Hoodline Fremont spending $1 million on bikeway improvements, narrowing traffic lanes East Bay Times Double white lines on express lanes: Why Caltrans’ […]

CASA Connects – Your Water and Wastewater Updates for January 29

Winter Conference Recap Winter Conference Connects CASA Members Last week our Winter Conference, held at the Renaissance Indian Wells, focused on strategies to bring fresh and new perspectives to connecting generations. We kicked off the conference on Wednesday, January 23 with a full day of meetings and the roundtable series, which included topics such as […]

California Water and Drought News for January 28, 2019

STATE WATER PROJECT ALLOCATIONS INCREASED TO 15 PERCENT By Lorraine Dechter, Action News Now, 1/25/19 As bankruptcy looms, PG&E will walk away from two dams it owns. What about the other 167? By Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 1/25/19 Western States Near Deadline for Colorado River Drought Plan By Felicia Fonseca, U.S. News […]