• Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow

    MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks.

  • 5 rescued from swollen creek as storms pummel California

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated Tuesday by water from an overflowing creek.

  • Flood fears renewed as California is pounded by storm

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Downpours swelled creeks and rivers Monday in Northern California, threatening to cause even more flooding in the already soggy region.