Archaeologists with the rail project hunt for artifacts that might be disturbed during construction.
News photos from events all around the Bay Area this past week.
A woman with a Ph.D. from Stanford returns to her hometown of Pixley to rescue unwanted produce from farms and neighborhood backyards.
Groups face tension between clients’ need for healthy food and donors’ offers of less wholesome options.
California may be the world’s breadbasket, but many who harvest our crops can’t afford them.
In the 1920s and 30s, downtown Stockton was home to “Little Manila,” the heart of Filipino America.
By Chris Richard Walking Ojai’s oak-shaded streets, you pass yard sign after yard sign emblazoned with the slogan: “Stop the Golden State Water Rip-Off!” Golden State is Ojai’s for-profit water company. Residents say they pay more than twice what people in neighboring communities pay for their water. Today, voters in this rural community 75 miles […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) A California court has ordered the state’s Department of Public Health to establish a safe drinking water standard for the cancer-causing chemical made famous in the film “Erin Brockovich.” An Alameda County Superior Court judge directed the agency to propose a drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium by the end of August. […]
The head of California’s Corrections and Rehabilitation Department said a brand-new $840 million medical center is proof that federal judges are wrong about health care in the state’s crowded prison system. Dedicating the California Health Care Facility in Stockton Tuesday morning, Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said the 1,700-bed complex will provide state-of-the-art care for California’s […]