State and federal wildlife officials have unveiled ambitious plans aimed at helping endangered salmon and steelhead thrive again in Central California rivers.
Throughout California’s desperately dry Central Valley, those with water to spare are cashing in.
A blackbird species found mostly in the Central Valley of California has experienced a major decline in its population over the past several years due in part to farming practices, researchers say.
In methamphetamine’s seedy underworld, traffickers are disguising the drug as a liquid to smuggle it into the United States from Mexico.
Report says California’s drought will cost the state’s agricultural economy an estimated $1.7 billion this year and leave about 14,500 farmworkers without jobs.
Cities in California’s Central Valley dominate the American Lung Association’s annual rankings of the nation’s worst air pollution, though traditional dirty-air leader Los Angeles still tops key categories.
House committee will hear from farmers, communities leaders and state officials.
California Water officials on Monday released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
California citrus growers say six nights of freezing temperatures will likely damage this year’s orange crop but no disruption is expected to supplies.
The order, adopted by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board on Thursday, affects about 10,700 growers in the Tulare Lake basin – including parts of Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Kern counties – who farm on about 3 million acres of irrigated farmland.
The Supreme Court is giving California raisin producers a new day in court to object to a government program that aims to stabilize prices by regulating the market.
It was a windy Saturday afternoon in the Central Valley with some locations near Modesto seeing gusts of 30 miles an hour.