Central Valley Farmers Drill More, Deeper Wells As Drought Limits LoomSan Joaquin Valley farmers drilled 2,500 wells last year, 5 times the annual average for the previous 30 years.
Massive Sinkhole Halts Northbound I-5 Traffic South Of TracyA sinkhole on the I-5 south of Tracy has as shut down all northbound lanes of the major California freeway, according to officials.
CA Grants $3.2 Million To Make Central Valley Tap Water Uranium-FreeDozens of families at a Central California mobile-home park will get tap water free of dangerous levels of uranium thanks to a state grant.
Despite El Niño Storms, Central Valley Farmers Brace For Continued DroughtFarmers in the San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of reservoirs and canals for a third consecutive year.
Fear At The Tap: Uranium Contaminates Water In The Central Valley, West In a trailer park tucked among irrigated orchards that help make California's San Joaquin Valley the richest farm region in the world, 16-year-old Giselle Alvarez, one of the few English-speakers in the community of farmworkers, puzzles over the notices posted on front doors: There's a danger in their drinking water.
Central Valley Citrus Crop Spared So Far, Despite Recent Cold Snap75 percent of the naval orange crop is still on the tree.
Mysterious Sources Of Methane Viewed From Space Makes Central California 2nd Worst 'Hot Spot' In NationA small hot spot in California's Central Valley is likely the second largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States, according to a new study of satellite data.
California Drought Leaves Hundreds In Central Valley Without Drinking Water; Bottled Water Rations DeliveredGovernment officials and community groups say hundreds of rural San Joaquin Valley residents no longer can get drinking water from their home faucets because California's extreme drought has dried up their individual wells.
GOP-Sponsored Bill For More Delta Water To Farmers Passes House; No Chance In SenateThe Republican-controlled House of Representatives approved a water bill on Wednesday addressing California’s ongoing drought but the measure is likely to go no further because of a White House veto threat and opposition from the state’s Democratic Senators.
Land Grab Of Central Valley Farm Land By Solar Companies Worries EnvironmentalistsEnvironmental and land preservation groups are concerned about a growing number of solar generating plants being targeted on prime farmland across California's San Joaquin Valley.
5 Hurt When Car Hits 'Our Lady Of Guadalupe' Procession In Central ValleyA car struck five people participating in an Our Lady of Guadalupe procession in California’s San Joaquin Valley.