Lake Piru News

7/11/2018 6:34:00 PM
Ventura County Star
This dam at Lake Piru is rated in 'fair' condition Water is shown in a spillway near the Santa Felicia Dam in February 2005. The spillway allows water from large storms to pass the dam safely after th...

7/11/2018 12:43:00 PM
Heavy.com
No evacuations have been issued. CAL FIRE has been assisting Los Padres National Forest with this fire, which is located north of Lake Piru in Los Angeles County, and is listed as active on CAL FIRE’s ...

7/10/2018 8:56:00 PM
Ventura County Star
1 injured after vehicle goes 200 feet off road near Lake Piru One person was injured after their vehicle went 200 feet off the road near Lake Piru on Tuesday night. Check out this story on vcstar.com: ...

7/9/2018 8:23:00 AM
Heavy.com
No evacuations have been issued. CAL FIRE has been assisting Los Padres National Forest with this fire, which is located north of Lake Piru in Los Angeles County, and is listed as active on CAL FIRE’s ...

7/6/2018 12:12:00 PM
Heavy.com
No evacuations have been issued as of 11:30 a.m. CAL FIRE has been assisting Los Padres National Forest with this fire, which is located north of Lake Piru in Los Angeles County, and is listed as acti...

7/5/2018 4:08:00 PM
Heavy.com
Here is a map of the fires from the Bureau of Land Management from July 4: CAL FIRE has been assisting Los Padres National Forest with this fire, which is located north of Lake Piru in Los Angeles Cou...

7/3/2018 10:59:00 AM
Heavy.com
CAL FIRE has been assisting Los Padres National Forest with this fire, which is located north of Lake Piru in Los Angeles County, and is listed as active on CAL FIRE’s map. It’s unclear what the current status for this fire is. CAL FIRE is assisting ...

7/2/2018 5:22:00 PM
Ventura County Star
A blaze last month burned 62 acres in the forest, north of Lake Piru. It was first reported near Blue Point campground. Officials also urged visitors to contact the closest ranger station to find out ...

7/2/2018 9:04:00 AM
Heavy.com
CAL FIRE has been assisting Los Padres National Forest with this fire, which is located north of Lake Piru in Los Angeles County. It’s unclear what the current status for this fire is. CAL FIRE is assisting Klamath National Forest with this fire ...

6/30/2018 5:34:00 PM
Heavy.com
CAL FIRE has been assisting Los Padres National Forest with this fire, which is located north of Lake Piru in Los Angeles County. CAL FIRE is assisting Klamath National Forest with this fire, which is located near Cherry Maple Road Klamath River ...

6/25/2018 4:03:00 PM
Ventura County Star
Update: Wildfire burning near Lake Piru reduced to 62 acres A brush fire burning north of Lake Piru has been reduced to 62 acres, according to Los Padres National Forest officials. Check out this story on vcstar.com: https://www.vcstar.com/story/news/2018 ...

6/24/2018 7:15:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
A brush fire that broke out Saturday night near Lake Piru in Ventura County has burned nearly 100 acres but is expected to be contained soon, officials said. The Canyon fire, which was reported about 5 p.m. Saturday spread relatively quickly because of ...

6/24/2018 4:31:00 PM
USA Patch
The fire was reported at 5:12 p.m. Saturday in a remote area of the north end of Lake Piru, north of the Blue Point campground, the Ventura County Fire Department reported. More than 300 firefighters from Ventura and Los Angeles counties were fighting the ...

6/23/2018 11:08:00 PM
Ventura County Star
A bird's-eye view of brush fire near Lake Piru A helicopter offers a vantage point as is battles the flames of the Canyon Fire near Lake Piru. Check out this story on vcstar.com: https://www.vcstar.com/videos/news/2018/06/24/birds-eye-view-brush-fire-near ...

6/23/2018 8:31:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
The fire, which was reported just after 5 p.m. on Saturday, was estimated at 25 acres when crews arrived and covered three times that many acres by 6:30 pm., officials said. The flames are being fed by 14- to 17-mph winds, according to the National Weather ...

6/23/2018 6:54:00 PM
Ventura County Star
Crews battle 75-acre brush fire near Lake Piru Firefighters battled a 75-acre brush fire near Lake Piru on Saturday. Check out this story on vcstar.com: https://www.vcstar.com/story/news/2018/06/23/quiet-nook-small-city-la-verne-small-cottages-topped ...

6/23/2018 6:53:00 PM
SignalSCV
A fire was reported off of Piru Canyon road near Lake Piru just west of Castaic, fire officials say. Called the Canyon Fire, the blaze was reported at 5:13 p.m. and has grown to 25 acres, according to Captain Steve Swindle with the Ventura County Fire ...

5/31/2018 7:51:00 PM
Ventura County Star
Scenes from rescue of pair after wreck near Lake Piru Crews work to rescue two people Thursday after a vehicle went off a roadway near Lake Piru. Check out this story on vcstar.com: https://www.vcstar.com/picture-gallery/news/2018/05/31/scenes-from-rescue ...

5/31/2018 1:06:00 PM
Ventura County Star
2 rescued near Lake Piru after vehicle goes off roadway Emergency responders assist with the rescue of two whose car went off the roadway Thursday morning near Lake Piru. Check out this story on vcstar.com: https://www.vcstar.com/picture-gallery/news ...

5/27/2018 3:14:00 PM
Ventura County Star
An intoxicated woman's early-morning trip to the bathroom at a local campground Sunday ended up getting a would-be helper into trouble, authorities said. The incident was reported around 3:41 a.m. at the Lake Piru Recreation Area campground in eastern ...

3/28/2018 5:00:00 AM
SignalSCV
Boaters visiting either Lake Piru or Castaic Lake this summer should make time to have their boats inspected both coming and going as lake staffers intensify efforts to stop the spread of quagga mussels. Lake Piru protectors are expected to hire fulltime ...

11/26/2017 4:04:00 PM
Ventura County Star
Last winter’s rains carried a dreaded guest in otherwise welcome flows wetting the Santa Clara River after years of drought. Tiny, hard-shelled invaders that in 2013 infested Lake Piru – the man-made reservoir in eastern Ventura County – have ...

11/18/2017 5:10:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/8/2017 2:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/17/2017 12:09:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
LAKE PIRU, Calif. – Outdoor enthusiasts, local businesses and conservation groups are praising a new bill introduced Monday in Congress to give extra protection to 245,000 acres of public land in Central California. Sen. Kamala Harris and Representative ...

10/16/2017 3:31:00 PM
pewtrusts.org
The Condor Trail, in the Los Padres Forest of Central California, would be extended under proposed legislation to link a series of smaller existing trails from Lake Piru in the Topatopa Mountains north to Bottchers Gap outside Big Sur. The bill would ...

10/16/2017 3:28:00 PM
San Luis Obispo Tribune
The backpacking/hiking trail, named because the endangered California condor lives along the route, would run from Lake Piru along the border of Los Angeles and Ventura counties to Botchers Gap Campground in Monterey County. “As our federal public lands ...

10/6/2017 5:00:00 PM
Legacy.com
Ken Tidwell was a good man. He was a twenty year veteran of the U.S. Navy and a twenty year veteran of Hughes. I always respected him and enjoyed his company. We had some good times up on the range by Lake Piru. I'm sorry to see him go.

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

8/14/2017 12:10:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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8/8/2017 5:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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8/6/2017 5:00:00 PM
thefreelibrary.com
Rescuers pulled the body of a 22-year-old Newhall man from Lake Piru on Tuesday after he disappeared while swimming with his sisters and brothers at a family Labor Day celebration. A Ventura County Sheriff's Department swim team searched the choppy waters ...

7/22/2017 5:52:00 PM
San Luis Obispo Tribune
Infested lakes near SLO County include Lake Piru in Ventura County and the San Justo Reservoir in San Benito County, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Boaters are encouraged to inspect all exposed surfaces of their boats for ...

7/22/2017 6:24:00 AM
Coastal View News
“Tom Truax, he’s the legend … he’s done so many flights from Santa Barbara and landed out by Lake Piru,” said Sporrer of the prolific pilot whose nickname “Sundowner” came from the late afternoon Santa Barbara winds he’s used to his ...

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/8/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…





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