Toxic Algae Blooms Spurred By Fertilizer Runoff Plague CaliforniaFertilizer runoff, combined with the ongoing drought, is contributing to toxic blue-green algae blooms in California.
700 Trillion Gallons Of Water Found Deep Below California's Central ValleyStanford researchers have released a surprising new study revealing that California is sitting on top of a vast water resource that we didn’t know was there, and it could hold as much as 7,000 trillion gallons.
California Town's Water Tainted With Arsenic For DecadesYou may not know the name Kettleman City. But if you have ever driven to Los Angeles you’ve been through the town. It’s a community in the Central Valley where the tap water’s been tainted for decades.
Central Valley Double Homicide Suspect Found Hiding Out Among HomelessA 49-year-old British man wanted in connection with the deaths of his estranged wife and her mother in the Central Valley over the weekend was arrested early Wednesday morning at a Seaside homeless encampment, police said.
Some Central Valley Orchards Irrigated With Oilfield Waste WaterSome of the biggest growers in the Central Valley area aren't worried about conserving water because they've found a steady supply -- but there's a catch.
Thieves Target Central Valley Walnut Farmers, Stealing Truckloads Of NutsCentral Valley walnut farmers and law enforcement are teaming up to combat sophisticated criminals who are posing as truck drivers to steal large quantities of nuts.
High-Speed Rail Begins to Take Shape In Central ValleyTo say that California has been talking about high-speed rail for a long time would be an understatement. Now, in the spring of 2016, something concrete is actually taking shape in California’s Central Valley.
UC Study: 2005 Central Valley Quakes Triggered By Oilfield InjectionA 2005 spate of quakes in the Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a UC study said.
Despite El Niño Storms, Central Valley Farmers Brace For Continued DroughtFarmers in the San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of reservoirs and canals for a third consecutive year.
Groundwater Pumping In Drought-Parched Central Valley Has Land Sinking FastVast areas of California's Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as massive amounts of groundwater are pumped during the historic drought, NASA said in new research released Wednesday.
Judge Rejects California Farmers' Challenge To Water CutsA California judge has rejected a challenge by a farmers' group to agricultural water cuts sought by state regulators during the drought.
California Proposes Historic $1.5M Fine Aimed At Farms For Taking WaterThe California water board has proposed the first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for water-taking during the drought.