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Matt Bigler

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: California Drought Hammering Central Valley Farms, Businesses

California’s record drought is affecting just about everyone across the state but the Central Valley’s multibillion-dollar agricultural industry may be experiencing the impact the most.

06/25/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion, May 13, 2014. (CBS)

Surrounding Area Braces For Parking Nightmare When 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium Opens

With the grand opening of the new 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium just around the corner, Santa Clara’s surrounding neighborhoods and cities are bracing for an influx of football fans looking for parking on game days.

06/24/2014

A dry canal near Bakersfield, CA on February 6, 2014. (David McNew.Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: California Drought Turning Central Valley Farmland Into Dust Bowl

Summer is here and nowhere is the drought being felt more severely than in California’s Central Valley, where fertile farmland is slowly turning into a dust bowl.

06/24/2014

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Shifting Some Public Employees To Obamacare Would Save Billions, Stanford Study Concludes

According to a new study from Stanford University, local and state governments could save billions of dollars on their health care costs if they were to shift thousands of public employees over to Obamacare.

06/23/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Civil Grand Jury Urges Santa Cruz County Desalination Plant, Warns Of Environmental Disaster From Drought

A desalination plant for Santa Cruz County has been talked about and studied for years, and now, a civil grand jury said it is the only solution to averting an environmental disaster.

06/18/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

49ers Say There Will Be More Contractor Diversity At Levi’s Stadium

he San Francisco 49ers say they are making some changes over it’s minority hiring policy by opening up bids to create a more diverse workforce to build and operate Levi’s Stadium.

06/17/2014

Lizz Westman

New Study Values Silicon Valley’s Natural Capital At $1.6 Billion

A new study is attempting to put a dollar amount on the value of nature and other open spaces in Silicon Valley.

06/16/2014

Fidadelfo Silva Ortiz, 17, and Daniel Alejandro Reyes were arrested in the road rage killing of 38-year-old Phuoc Hong Long Lam in April. (Source: San Jose Police)

2 Arrested In San Jose Road Rage Shooting That Killed 38-Year Old Man

Police arrested two suspects in connection with a road rage shooting in San Jose that killed 38-year-old Phuoc Hong Long Lam in May.

06/15/2014

Monta Vista High School, Cupertino (Fremont Union High School District)

Unchecked Anti-Semitic Prank In Yearbook Causes Stir At High School In Cupertino

School officials in Cupertino are scrambling to deal with an anti-Semitic slur that was printed in a high school yearbook. The family of the student slighted by the slur, meanwhile, wants the yearbooks recalled.

06/10/2014

(AP)

Palo Alto High School Principal Successfully Cracks Down On Student Streakers

The tradition of students streaking at Palo Alto High School, locally known as Paly, is on the decline after a principal has come up with a strict crackdown.

06/09/2014

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