California State University Picks Mexican-American as LeaderCalifornia State University trustees named Dr. Joseph I. Castro on Wednesday as the new chancellor of the CSU system, making him the first Mexican-American and native Californian to lead the nation's largest four-year public university system.
South Bay Water Agency Proposes Storing Water Beneath Ranch in Central ValleyThe South Bay's biggest water district is considering buying a sprawling cattle ranch 100 miles away in the San Joaquin Valley.
Agricultural Demand For Water Has California’s Central Valley Sinking FastInch by inch, a critical, gravity-fed canal system is collapsing in California's Central Valley.
Agricultural Demand For Water Has California’s Central Valley Sinking FastInch by inch, a critical, gravity-fed canal system is collapsing in California's Central Valley.
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.