San Joaquin Valley salmon make small gains against tough odds

LA GRANGE — With a flash of silver and pink, a male salmon signaled its arrival in a stretch of the Tuolumne River near La Grange. It sought to fertilize eggs laid in the shallow stream bed gravel by a female that also had returned from a few years in the Pacific Ocean. Chinook salmon spawning has been going on since September on San Joaquin Valley rivers. Read [email protected]  13:23