Almonds Rank Ahead Of Wine As California's Top Specialty Crop ExportCalifornia has around 68 hundred almond farms and produces billions of pounds of the tree nut a year.
Concerns Grow Over California Nut Farmers' Reliance On Groundwater SupplyBack in early August, CBS13 spoke to a University of the Pacific geologist who warned California's tapped aquifer could cause the ground to sink and eventually collapse the aquifer forever.
California Almond Farmers Forced To Make Tough DecisionsWith California's agricultural heartland entrenched in drought, almond farmers are letting orchards dry up and in some cases making the tough call to have their trees torn out of the ground, leaving behind empty fields.
Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In SacramentoLunar New Year begins on February 10 this year, ushering in the year of the Snake. Celebrations, foods and other traditional trappings of the two-week Chinese New Year can be found all over the Sacramento area. According to Chinese astrology, those born under the snake sign of the zodiac are good luck, so 2013 is a perfect year to begin celebrating the holiday.