Some Northern California Farmers Not Planting This Year, Sell Water To Los Angeles At $700 Per Acre Foot
The rice industry in the Sacramento Valley is taking a hard hit with the drought. Some farmers are skipping out on their fields this year, because they are cashing in on their water rights.
The Bay Area is typically thought of as nine counties. CalPERS, which handles benefits for state employees, sees it much bigger, including the Sierra Foothills and even areas north of Sacramento.
A Yuba County Sheriff’s deputy is suspected of beating an unconscious man in Chico and threatening a witness who called 911.
The family of a 14-year-old Santa Rosa boy who died when he was struck by a race car driven by his cousin during pre-race warm-up laps at Marysville Raceway Park on Saturday evening are planning a public memorial for him this Sunday.
Yuba County Undersheriff Jerry Read said the investigation will include the possibility the steering wheel in Chad Johnson’s car became disconnected, and that the car was traveling around 90 mph when it entered the pit area.
Authorities have identified the victims of a northern California raceway crash as a race car owner and the 14-year-old cousin of the teenage driver.
A group of Yuba County residents have sued to stop San Francisco from sending its trash to their landfill.
The trash talk came from near and far Wednesday as the supervisors debated who should collect the city’s garbage, and whether it should be shipped all the way to Yuba County.
A proposal that would have San Francisco sending its trash to a landfill in Yuba County is moving closer to reality.