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CDC: San Joaquin Inmates Should Get Valley Fever Tests

July 29, 2014 | 9:30 am

CDC: San Joaquin Inmates Should Get Valley Fever Tests

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Federal health officials make recommendation after dozens of deaths at two prisons since 2008. Read more …

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As Water Prices Soar, Some Profit From California’s Drought

June 23, 2014 | 9:45 am

As Water Prices Soar, Some Profit From California’s Drought

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‘Crisis mode’ in Central Valley as some farmers increase groundwater pumping at possible expense to neighbors. Read more …

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Drought Drives Drilling Frenzy for Groundwater in California

June 2, 2014 | 10:07 am

Drought Drives Drilling Frenzy for Groundwater in California

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The race to drill new wells could put California’s biggest water source–groundwater–in jeopardy. Read more …

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Drought Tech: How Solar Desalination Could Help Farms

May 11, 2014 | 8:00 am

Drought Tech: How Solar Desalination Could Help Farms

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New approach to desalinating irrigation water could be a boon in San Joaquin Valley. Read more …

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California’s Drought: What ‘Zero Water’ Means to San Joaquin Valley Citrus Farmers

April 8, 2014 | 8:41 am

California’s Drought: What ‘Zero Water’ Means to San Joaquin Valley Citrus Farmers

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Growers, still recovering from freeze, now must contend with a shutdown of water supplies: Read more …

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Drought Impacts Central Valley School Enrollment While Debate Over Relief Continues

March 19, 2014 | 4:10 pm

Drought Impacts Central Valley School Enrollment While Debate Over Relief Continues

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Partisan divide persists over how to find extra water as valley starts to see social impact of crisis.

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New Film on Cesar Chavez Evokes Memories in Delano for Original Farmworkers

March 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm

New Film on Cesar Chavez Evokes Memories in Delano for Original Farmworkers

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Kern County town offers few hints of one of the most important struggles in U.S. labor history.

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Sacramento Judge Orders Trial in Suit to Stop High-Speed Rail

March 4, 2014 | 1:36 pm

Sacramento Judge Orders Trial in Suit to Stop High-Speed Rail

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Trial ordered in suit alleging state’s high-speed rail plan doesn’t match promises in 2008 bond measure.

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California Bullet-Train Officials Shrug Off Court Ruling

December 6, 2013 | 6:00 am

California Bullet-Train Officials Shrug Off Court Ruling

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Board says legal and regulatory rulings that appear to jeopardize parts of rail plan are minor setbacks.

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For Some in the Valley of Plenty, Next Meal Is Uncertain

October 8, 2013 | 10:05 am

For Some in the Valley of Plenty, Next Meal Is Uncertain

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California may be the world’s breadbasket, but many who harvest our crops can’t afford them.

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