The flare-up Tuesday night chewed up about 400 acres before firefighters controlled it.
The state has repeatedly found imported produce for sale in California that exceeds U.S. pesticide limits.
New research from the University of California-Davis credits almond production in California with ha
Navel orange production in California finished the 2014-15 season at close to the 79 million cartons
Additional discoveries of the citrus disease huanglongbing in Southern California has prompted the University of California Cooperative Extension to urge growers to monitor their trees for symptoms. The university is engaged in various research projects...
So far this year, state firefighters have responded to nearly 3,900 blazes — a 41 percent increase from the same period last year. The fires have burned 28 percent less area than last year.
The fire in a rural area of Madera County, north of Fresno, was just 5 percent contained.
The group adopts out the chickens as pets.
The blaze has burned more than 10 1/2 square miles in drought-parched countryside.
The fire erupted Wednesday and was initially reported as being caused by a vehicle accident, but authorities now say the cause remains under investigation.
Unlike other districts that take water with little oversight, Byron-Bethany’s diversions from the channel are closely monitored because it feeds into the 444-mile California Aqueduct, a major artery of the state’s water delivery system...
The city of Los Angeles raised its minimum wage last month. Seattle and San Francisco are also gradually raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour.
The city council voted Tuesday to restart the facility, which could provide up to 40 percent of Santa Barbara’s water.
The State Water Resources Control Board said the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area illegally took water from a pumping plant even after it was warned in June that there wasn’t enough water legally available.