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Mayor returns home to try to lift town plagued by poverty
Rey Leon represents a trend of homegrown activists becoming leaders in the San Joaquin Valley, where agriculture and oil industries have long influenced politics.

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Water infrastructure bill includes provisions for Klamath Project
Water infrastructure bill includes provisions for Klamath Project
The America’s Water and Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes several key provisions for farmers and ranchers in the Klamath Basin.
California winery works with investigators on label controversy
California winery works with investigators on label controversy
Federal investigators have already checked records at winery, owner says.
Effort to feed seaweed to burping cows gets research boost
Cows release methane when they burp, and it’s a significant greenhouse gas.
California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse
By the summer, nearly 1,000 homeowners had flooded the Army, state and local officials with complaints.
California wildfire victims say cleanup crews added to woes
Homeowners said workers dug too deep and took too much dirt from their lots.
1,000 wild horses to be rounded up in Northern California
Modoc National Forest official says the area is supposed to have up to 400 horses but that the area has almost 4,000 animals.
Time right for permanent daylight saving in California?
California could take a step toward year-round daylight saving time if voters approve a November ballot proposition
Napa Valley winery rejects 2,000 tons of S. Oregon wine grapes
Napa Valley winery rejects 2,000 tons of S. Oregon wine grapes
Copper Cane Wines & Provisions, of California, has canceled contracts to buy at least 2,000 tons of wine grapes from Southern Oregon growers due to smoke taint from this year’s wildfires.
Meet the farmers of the future: Robots
Meet the farmers of the future: Robots
Meet the farmers of the future: Robots
Hay exporters worried about China
Hay exporters worried about China
While quality and prices have been good this season, West Coast hay exporters are concerned how long Chinese tariffs will damage sales.

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