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California farm. (CBS)

Despite Drought, Plenty Of Gallons Still Needed To Water California’s Crops

Most people don’t realize how much water it takes to grow their food. For example, to grow one single almond it takes one gallon of water. To grow one head of lettuce it takes three-and-a-half gallons of water. And to grow one walnut, it takes five gallons of water.

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Suisun City Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man

Police shot and killed a man who reportedly had a gun near a boat ramp in Suisun City Thursday afternoon, police said.

05/03/2013

A walnut shipment is prepared at the Mariani Nut Company. (CBS)

California Growers Scammed Out Big Money Walnut Shipments

Red Bluff and Stockton thefts occurred when drivers arrived for scheduled pickups and presented all the right paperwork, including purchase orders, all of which turned out to be fake.

11/16/2012