atmospheric river

One of the "small" pools making up Tulare Lake in 2023
12 Apr 2023

I Went to the Tulare “Ghost Lake” So You Don’t Have To

After the last “atmospheric river” dumped feet of snow and inches of rain in California, national media attention focused on the the return of Tulare Lake, a “ghost” lake not seen in more than 100 years! As if snow on Mt. Diablo, Mt. Hamilton, Mt. Tam, and East Bay hills

James Barcelona 0
21 Mar 2023

More Rain? Another Atmospheric River Set To Slam The Bay Area

California has been in a historic drought for the last couple of years. And how do you fix a historic drought? With historic rainfall, and that’s exactly what we’re getting more of this week.  Beginning last night because you’re going to read this on Tuesday, and ending on Wednesday, which

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
19 Jul 2023

The East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
14 Mar 2023

Why Rain on Snow in the California Mountains Worries Scientists

By Keith Musselman for The Conversation Another round of powerful atmospheric rivers is hitting California, following storms in January and February 2023 that dumped record amounts of snow. This time, the storms are warmer, and they are triggering flood warnings as they bring rain higher into the mountains – on top

Guest Writer 0
12 Jan 2023

This Bay Area BINGO Card Went Viral And is Part of a Ridiculous Series

I love when we all have fun and don’t take the world so seriously. Are we going into week three or is it week 4 of non-stop rain? I’ve lost all track of time at this point and I’m starting to lose it. I can tell you that I’ve officially

Katy Atchison 0
06 Jan 2023

Massive Layoffs Pummle Tech Companies As The Storm Rages

This past week was an absolute bonkers way to enter into the new year. The wackadoodle vote to find a leader for The House of Representatives could have been enough craziness in the news but we were graced with added bonuses. Additional layoffs were announced by tech giants with close

Katy Atchison 0
26 Oct 2021

PG&E Restores Power After Massive Outage, but Can We Ever Depend on Them To Keep the Lights On?

PG&E had restored power to all but 7,387 Bay Area customers just before noon Tuesday. That number is fairly impressive when you consider that about 140,000 customers across the region were without power at a single point Sunday afternoon. PG&E spokesman Jason King said Monday that somewhere around 646,000 Bay

26 Jan 2021

Bay Area Braces for Wet and Wild Winter Storm

The storm brewing overhead will deliver desperately needed rain throughout the region, but it unfortunately comes in the form of an atmospheric river that will create as much damage as it does benefit. The winter rainstorm quickly descending on the Bay Area has prompted widespread evacuations in the Santa Cruz