SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s High-Speed Rail Authority board has approved a nearly $1 billion contract to start construction on the first leg of the bullet train in the Central Valley. The board approved a […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The California man suspected of shooting two of his adult daughters was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Vietnam as a Marine. Anthony “Tony” Alvarez Sr., 63, was diagnosed […]
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — After decades of watching California wetlands disappear as they were filled in for farming, conservation groups say they’re having success reversing some of the negative impacts on the sensitive salmon populations.
FIVE POINTS, Calif. (AP) — Amid the vast almond orchards and grape fields that surround Five Points in California’s Central Valley, a once-dominant crop that has nearly disappeared from the state’s farms is making a comeback: sugar beets.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a special election in May to fill a state Senate seat in the Central Valley that opened after a moderate Democrat quit to work for Chevron.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State senators are getting an update on California’s plan to start construction on a $68 billion bullet train, including assessing whether the agency overseeing the project has fixed a host of organizational problems.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The former owner of a California tomato processing company was sentenced to six years in federal prison for engaging in a price-fixing scam that involved bribing purchasing managers at food giants including Kraft Foods and Frito-Lay.
COLUSA, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown waded into potentially hostile territory Wednesday as he pitched his $14 billion plan to reshape California’s water-delivery system by building massive tunnels below the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California wildlife officials say a pond proposed for disposing of toxic water from agriculture in the state’s Central Valley could harm wildlife and needs more review.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Construction of California’s high-speed rail network is set to start in July, but the state still has not purchased any land along the route.