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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said Monday it will plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2018 fire in Northern California that killed 84…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric and California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a deal Friday that removes one of the last hurdles for the nation's largest utility to emerge fr…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered the state's 40 million residents to stay at home, restricting non-essential movements to control the spread of the co…

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As coronavirus continues to spread rapidly across the Northwest, the pandemic is threatening to exacerbate an already critical labor shortage for farms and food processors.

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A cold snap following a warmer than normal winter is damaging Washington’s 2020 tree fruit crops, particularly cherries and apricots in the south central part of the state.

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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric on Monday won court approval to raise $23 billion to help pay its bills over destructive California wildfires after Gov. Gavin Newsom dropped…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday called for all bars, wineries, nightclubs and brewpubs to close and urged seniors and people with chronic health conditions to isolate…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric told a federal bankruptcy judge Tuesday that it has settled a dispute with disaster-relief agencies that threatened to siphon money away from a …

It appears an end to California’s long-standing quota program is just a matter of time. The question is whether it’ll be a sudden death or a gradual expiration.

As Klamath County became the first in Oregon to officially declare drought in 2020, hundreds of local farmers and ranchers are bracing for what could be one of the most difficult water years i…

Tensions are running high in California’s dairy communities over quota, a state program that assesses all Grade A milk producers to pay some of them a premium on their milk.

In a filing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Feb. 28, the Klamath River Renewal Corp. estimates full dam removal will cost $446 million — within the project's $450 million budget.

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has granted a petition from the Stop QIP Tax Coalition for a public hearing to consider terminating the state’s Quota Implementation Plan.

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Burning issue: Growth in wildland-urban interface challenges fire managers, local planners

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California-based Munger Bros. has agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle claims it mistreated and illegally fired Mexican nationals in 2017 at its blueberry farm in northwest Washington.

A battle over the Endangered Species Act involving 32 states and groups such as the Washington Cattlemen’s Association and American Farm Bureau is shaping up in an Oakland, Calif., courtroom.

The California almond industry continues to grow and invests in research and sets goals for greater efficiencies in water, waste byproducts, pest management and harvest dust control.

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A coalition of 13 states, including Idaho, on Monday joined the defense of the Trump administration’s revisions to the Endangered Species Act from an attack by 17 other states, including Orego…

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California-based Munger Bros., owners of a Western Washington blueberry farm, have agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with the U.S. Labor Department over allegations it poorly housed, unsafel…

Growing up in the farming region of Brittany, France, where his father ran an engineering center, Olivier Jerphagnon experienced the dual cultures of ag and technology, which influenced his in…

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Federal agencies are headed back to the drawing board on water management plans for the Klamath Project after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says it received "erroneous data" from an outside source.

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Odds modestly favor above-average temperatures in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Northern California this winter, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center…

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Western Growers, a leading farm advocacy association, has chosen a new president and chief executive officer to succeed Tom Nassif who is retiring after 18 years.

Oregon farm regulators are satisfied with the cleanup of a defunct Oregon dairy with a history of wastewater violations and are reviewing a proposal to restart its operations.

The switch to the federal system resolved the price discrepancy in milk used to manufacture cheese but also brought other changes to California’s industry.