Kern Water Bank
Amid the worst California drought on record, a Central Valley water bank that could bail out struggling farmers is instead off limits to most everyone.
California is in a drought so serious, Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency. Yet a handful of the state’s biggest agribusinesses may not be feeling the pinch as much.
A sportfish has become a target in the war over water rights in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. The debate over the striped bass is coming to light amid a controversial state proposal to build two twin tunnels under the Delta.