YouTube video (below) shows Lake Oroville dam main spillway exploding with extreme runoff. Authorities temporarily shut down the spillway because of massive erosion but then reopened it to prevent water from overtopping the dam, and for the first time in history had to use the emergency spillway to relieve rising water pressure on the dam. Some 200,000 residents downstream were evacuated as a precaution but now have returned home (see photos below).
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The Library of Congress had to remove this presidential inauguration poster from its online store when it was discovered to contain a spelling error. The corrected poster is back on sale.
View this exhibit inside Mildred Owen Concert Hall (MOCHA) during Pacifica Performances concerts in first-quarter 2017.
See John Maybury's "Snow Train" photo album on our right sidebar. All pictures taken from Amtrak's California Zephyr while traveling through the Sierra Nevada in California and the Wasatch Range in Utah, in January and February 2017.
We are not sure why the KRON4 reporter says police impounded the motorcycle for 30 years.
Pacifica and San Francisco beaches saw big crowds today protesting the Trump administration.