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Reservoir Flyover Shows Continued Effects Of California’s Drought

A new video posted Wednesday highlights the state’s continued state of drought.


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1,500 Hens Headed For Chicken Sanctuary In Vacaville

About 1,500 hens have been rescued from a California factory farm and are on their way to a sanctuary for chickens.


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Small Quake Rattles Central Valley

A small earthquake has shaken the Coalinga area of the Central Valley but there are no reports of damage.


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Honey Bees In Short Supply In Central Valley

Central Valley farmers say they need two things to be successful: Water and honey bees. But both are in short supply this year. A local beekeeper says he’s having trouble finding enough bees for area farms and ranches. So, where did they all go?


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Ex-Wife Arrested In Shooting Death Of Central Valley Officer

Authorities have arrested the ex-wife of a police officer who was found slain at his Central Valley home.


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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Appeals To Lift Plan Protecting Delta Smelt

California farmers struggling with drought say a U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Monday that keeps strict water restrictions in place to protect a tiny, threatened fish has forced them to leave thousands of acres unplanted in the nation’s most fertile agricultural region.



Rain Arriving In Sacramento Valley Just In Time For Friday Morning Commute

We’re looking forward to a wet early commute on Friday , and then we’ll dry out the rest of the day.


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Magnitude-3.6 Quake Shakes Central California

A small earthquake has struck central California but no damage or injuries are reported.


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Dry Central California Town Gets Portable Showers

Hundreds of people living in a drought-stricken California farm town could soon be taking their first hot shower in months after county officials set up portable facilities in a church parking lot.


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NORAD Jets Taking Part In Training Exercises Over Central Valley

The jets are taking part in North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) training exercises, according to a statement from NORAD. The aircraft will be flying between Bishop and Sacramento between 9-11 a.m., practicing interception and identification procedures.


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Central Valley Band Teacher Accused Of Recording Girls

A high school band teacher in the Central Valley is accused of taking videos of young girls changing in a school closet.


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Record Drought Saps California Honey Production

California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.