A new proposal before the Board of Supervisors would give significant tax breaks for property owners willing to set aside their empty lots as urban gardens.
The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from Drakes Bay Oyster Co., popular oyster farm the Point Reyes National Seashore that is facing closure, but the owners aren’t giving up.
KCBS Cover Story Series: California’s Record Drought Taking Toll On Central Valley Farmers And Businesses
Cash registers in the Central Valley are seeing less activity these days because there’s less water. The state’s record drought is impacting farm towns in California’s Central Valley in a major way.
California’s record drought is affecting just about everyone across the state but the Central Valley’s multibillion-dollar agricultural industry may be experiencing the impact the most.
Summer is here and nowhere is the drought being felt more severely than in California’s Central Valley, where fertile farmland is slowly turning into a dust bowl.
This month, the city opened its first resource center for gardeners at the community garden in Golden Gate Park. It’s a one-stop shop for city folks who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty.
Young people are drawn to big cities and the latest technology these days but, here in the Bay Area, a new generation of farmers is working the land on the urban edge.
BERKELEY (KCBS) — Results of a new study reveal that tule fog–the dense ground fog that blankets the Central Valley during the winter months—has been steadily decreasing for the last 30 years.
Researchers say California’s drought could cost the state’s agricultural economy $1.7 billion this year and leave more than 14,000 farmworkers without work.
Officials said Tuesday that, for the first time in decades, they plan to tap water stored behind a dam east of Fresno, as they try to help California farmers through the ongoing drought.