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Tag: San Joaquin Valley

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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August 9, 2012 | 10:03 am

Weather Service Issues Heat Warning for SJ Valley

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — With temperatures forecast to push 112 degrees through the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for the San Joaquin Valley. The heat watch is in effect from Friday afternoon through Sunday evening for Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern counties People are being urged […]

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