The new federal Clean Water Rule takes effect in Washington, Oregon and California, but it's surrounded by plenty of uncertainties.
California's State Water Resources Control Board may discontinue efforts to impose statewide regulat
The mountain lion was spotted in the backyard where it took the pet before disappearing into the hills behind the home.
A federal judge in Fresno has denied San Joaquin Valley water districts' motion to halt releases of extra water from the Trinity Reservoir in Northern California to aid chinook salmon returning to the Klamath River.
Although the drought has caused one-quarter of Fresno County's farmland to be taken out of production, the county in 2014 set a record for crop values at more than $7.03 billion, according to the county's annual crop report.
A California farm is seeking repayment from USDA for raisins it turned over under an unconstitutional volume control program.
While the warming of Pacific Ocean waters tends to bring heavy winter rain to California, the state climatologist noted only half the time when there have been big El Ninos has there been meaningful, heavy rains.
At least 190 firefighters have been treated — but many more likely haven’t reported their itchy, oozing symptoms.
Avian flu, higher chicken feed prices and the rollout of Proposition 2, which requires that all eggs sold in California come from farms that allow chickens to move around freely, have caused prices to soar
The California Farm Bureau Federation is still looking for opportunities to challenge a state Department of Fish and Wildlife requirement that some landowners obtain streambed alteration permits for simple diversions from streams that serve as habitat...
California officials have gained photographic evidence of the first gray wolf pack in decades to roam into the state. Officials have dubbed the five pups and two adults observed in Siskiyou County the Shasta Pack.
Glenda Humiston, the University of California's new vice president in charge of agriculture and natural resources, plans to work on enhancing growers' economic opportunities in the 21st century.
Water attorneys and experts at a University of Caifornia Cooperative Extension-sponsored workshop said landowners should know their water rights and keep documentation handy to present it to state officials who challenge their diversions.
A new report by the Public Policy Institute of California nonprofit think tank paints a distressing picture of California if the state’s drought continues.