San Joaquin Valley
California Drought Leaves Hundreds In Central Valley Without Drinking Water; Bottled Water Rations Delivered
Government 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.
The 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.
Environmental 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.
A car struck five people participating in an Our Lady of Guadalupe procession in California’s San Joaquin Valley.