COVID Surge: San Joaquin Valley, SoCal Region Lockdowns Likely to Be ExtendedState stay-at-home orders for the San Joaquin Valley and Southern California are set to expire Monday. State officials say the orders are likely to be extended but did not make a definitive ruling Sunday afternoon.
COVID Shutdown: San Joaquin Valley, SoCal Enact Stay-Home Order Beginning SundayFaced with a dire shortage of hospital beds, health officials announced Saturday the vast region of Southern California and a large swath of the Central Valley will be placed under a sweeping new lockdown in an urgent attempt to slow the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.
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.