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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?

02/16/2015

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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.

02/07/2015

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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.

01/12/2015

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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.

12/18/2014

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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.

12/15/2014

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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.

11/18/2014

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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.

11/06/2014

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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.

09/05/2014

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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.

08/21/2014

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California’s Salmon, Steelhead Get Help

State and federal wildlife officials have unveiled ambitious plans aimed at helping endangered salmon and steelhead thrive again in Central California rivers.

07/23/2014

List of rural water systems with less than 2 months supply falls from 17 to 3. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Getting Answers: How Is Water Bought And Sold In California?

Throughout California’s desperately dry Central Valley, those with water to spare are cashing in.

07/01/2014

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Study Finds Blackbird Decline In California

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.

06/19/2014

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