Extreme Drought Conditions Expand Into Solano, Contra Costa And Alameda CountiesExtreme drought conditions continued to expand in the San Francisco Bay Area Thursday with Solano County and parts of Contra Costa and Alameda counties now added to a growing federal list of California regions facing water supply challenges.
North Bay Ranchers Already Struggling With Drought Conditions Before Emergency DeclarationGovernor Gavin Newsom was in Mendocino County declaring a drought emergency on Wednesday, and while it specifically applies to Mendocino and Sonoma counties, the entire North Bay is already struggling with drought conditions.
Coronavirus Update: California Ranchers Say Pandemic Straining Processing, Distribution Of BeefCalifornia is not likely to suffer a beef shortage as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic but the industry's processing plants and distribution chain are already heavily strained, a group of cattle ranchers and grocers said Wednesday.
Peninsula Lawmakers Consider Permits To Allow Cattle Ranchers To Shoot Mountain LionsSouthbay ranchers say some mountain lions are repeatedly attacking their cattle. Local lawmakers are considering issuing them permits to shoot the problem cats.
Feds Start Controversial Modoc County Wild Horse RoundupWith the wild horse population in Modoc County growing far faster than the land can handle, federal officials have commenced a roundup that will send some animals off to an uncertain future.
California Drought Has Ranchers Selling CattleWith feed costs high and dry weather in the forecast, ranchers are already selling off parts of their herds as grazing pastures have turned brown.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.