Growers in Fresno have sawed off large portions of their trees because there’s not enough water to keep the dense canopies alive, and spray painting them with a diluted latex paint that acts as a sunblock.
A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States.
The Fresno County Sheriff says 11 people were injured in a large gas-pipeline explosion that shut down Highway 99 in the area.
Firefighters lowered a knotted rope into the hole and looped it around the puppy’s legs and torso and pulled him to safety.
School district officials in San Francisco and Oakland applied for a waiver to free them from the educational requirements of the nation’s No Child Left Behind law.
A Fresno firefighter was hospitalized with severe burns Sunday after falling through a roof while battling a house fire, authorities said.
A 20-year-old Marin County man missing for two days in Yosemite National Park has been found alive.
A charred woman’s body and burned animal remains were found in a barn that burned in Central California over the weekend.
A Central California middle school vice principal has been suspended over an alleged racist comment that was caught on a student’s cellphone.
A ten-year-old girl is suspected of shooting her younger sister, who is only 8, in Fresno early Friday, using her father’s weapon — a firearm provided by the Madera County Sheriff’s Department.