The federal government says it will spend $250 million over four years on environmental cleanup and restoration work around the drying Southern California lake, fed by the depleted Colorado River.
YUBA CITY — California's farmland is shrinking due to a severe three-year drought, according to a new report prepared for the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The last three years have been the driest in the instrumental record and the multi-year deficits in precipitation have been compounded by "increased crop evaporative demands" according to the report. Researchers on the report — which included authors from UC Merced, UC Davis, and the Public Policy Institute of California — found that the state's irrigated farmland shrunk by nearly 10% which totals 752,000 acres of farmland. As for the jobs, the extreme drought conditions...
DAVIS — Following the Thanksgiving break, the University of California (UC) is met with academic workers entering the third week of a strike.It's the largest academic strike in U.S. history and comes at a time when undergraduate students are wrapping up classes before final exams."It's very empowering," said Abby Ray, a fifth-year graduate student. "It's week three, so I'm glad to see we're still going strong."UC and United Auto Workers say the bargaining table has seen progress for postdoctoral scholars and academic researchers.But for 36,000 academic student employees and student researchers, the union says its heard crickets since its latest...
A Virginia sheriff's deputy catfished a California teenager, drove across the country, killed 3 of her family members, set fire to her house, and tried to kidnap her
Austin Lee Edwards of Virginia was killed in a shootout with police in Riverside, California, after committing the triple homicide, officials said.
FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) – The rural teacher residency program provides a pipeline that produces high-quality teachers who want to teach at rural schools. Now, the success of the program has earned it two statewide awards. Schools like Golden Rod Elementary in Kerman have always faced the challenge of being the first choice for teachers.
With a series of storms expected later this week, Ritter Center in San Rafael is helping the unhoused and their dogs stay out of the elements by giving out raincoats, panchos and tents.
In July, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed America’s first state-funded universal income program. The program allows cities and counties to apply for funding to support current or new programs that help foster youth who recently aged out of the system and pregnant mothers. The pilot programs are designed to...
With record-high inflation increasing the cost of daily necessities like gas and food, Americans are trying to save money wherever possible. However, there is one expense no one can avoid: taxes. According to Intuit TurboTax, California, with a 13.3% top rate, is considered to have the highest personal income tax...
Celia Jiménez here, thinking about how taking simple measures can have a big impact on kids. First 5 California—a state-wide initiative that aims to improve the lives of babies, young children and their families—launched The Dragon Song last month, a new initiative to provide mental health support.