The federal government is stepping in to help California communities, particularly in rural areas, in danger of drying out during the drought.
California water well diggers are working around the clock, drilling wells for farmers desperate to keep their crops from turning to dust.
Milkshake is visibly a cow in appearance, but the rescued bovine is more likely to exhibit the qualities of her canine companions.
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.
Central Valley beekeepers are losing tens of thousands of dollars to thieves making off with beehives.
California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal officials ease drought-related water cutbacks because of recent rain and snow.
Most people don’t realize how much water it takes to grow their food. For example, to grow one single almond it takes one gallon of water. To grow one head of lettuce it takes three-and-a-half gallons of water. And to grow one walnut, it takes five gallons of water.
Well drilling is booming across California’s Central Valley, with some drilling companies booked for months.
Federal officials have announced $20 million in aid for California farmers affected by the ongoing drought.
As the drought in California continues, 17 communities throughout the state could run out of water within 60 to 120 days, state officials said.