Last summer, Paul Wenger thought his grove was strong enough to handle another drought. Instead, a reduction in water allocations this year has him forced to take down the old trees in order to give his new trees a chance at surviving the drought.
A thief shot three cows while stealing a calf from a Castro Valley rancher over the weekend, an Alameda County sheriff’s sergeant said.
Eight farmworkers and a Napa Valley vineyard owner, management company and labor contractor have settled a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit involving the lack of a separate bathroom for female workers at the Napa vineyard.
Stanford Professor Noah Diffenbaugh says “there are a number of measures that suggest that the drought we’re in now is the worst on record.”
Sure, temperatures here in the Bay Area will hit near and record warmth today and Wednesday, but until the “Cold Snap” snapped Sunday morning, I caught this interesting and intriguing sight in the Central Valley.
You’ll probably shop for your Thanksgiving turkey at the supermarket, but Mike Sugerman went About The Bay to meet his meat at Tara Firma Farms in Petaluma.
Authorities have cleared a Sonoma County duck farm of any wrongdoing related to animal cruelty.
Wildfires, countless acres of decimated farmland, at least a dozen communities running out of water within days, and massive fish kills are just the beginning, as the short-term climate shows no signs of a return of moisture.
Behind The Scenes View Of Humboldt Pot Raid Shows Environmental Wreckage From Illegal Marijuana Farms
Deep in Humboldt County’s Six Rivers National Forest, a team of law enforcement agents deploys choppers filled with agents to battle illegal marijuana grows and combat the environmental damage from massive pot farms.
San Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break.