san joaquin valley
Clouds acted like a blanket overnight, keeping some locations above 80 degrees. It’s made for a dramatic sunrise.
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.
Asthma hits school-aged kids at higher rates than other age groups, according to the California Department of Public Health. It is especially hard to breathe for students in the San Joaquin Valley, and administrators are asking parents to take action before it’s too late.
27,000 traffic sensors that are supposed to help troubleshoot both daily commutes and long-term maintenance needs on some of the nation’s most heavily used and congested roadways.
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.
Scientists in California have discovered four new and separate species of legless lizards — snakelike animals that burrow into sand or soil.
Farmers in California’s San Joaquin Valley are suing the federal government over the planned release of water from a Northern California reservoir to prevent a salmon kill in the lower Klamath River.
A federal judge in San Francisco on Monday is scheduled to consider whether an airborne fungus that occurs naturally in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a public health danger that thousands of vulnerable state prison inmates should be moved to other locations.
The San Joaquin Regional Transit District rolled out the quietest pair of buses in all of Northern California on Monday.
Seven of California’s 10 ZIP codes most burdened by pollution are in the San Joaquin Valley and three are in Los Angeles, according to a new tool developed by state environmental officials to target communities for cleanup.
The growing concern over hydraulic fracturing, the technology that has led to an oil and gas boom in many parts of the country, has caught the attention of California lawmakers as companies seek to expand production in the San Joaquin Valley oil fields.
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning throughout the region for the second straight night.