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Running On Empty: Two Farmers

The cost of water is hurting farmers – some more than others.

07/31/2014

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Drought Prompts Likely Limits On Tapping Rivers

The State Water Resources Control Board projected the curtailment letters would be sent out later this month for users on 10 different rivers and their watersheds.

05/01/2014

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Farmers To Get More Water As Officials Ease Drought-Related Cutbacks

Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease water cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.

04/18/2014

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Blimey! Mexican Lime Shortage Is No Pulp Fiction

At least two restaurants in Fullerton and Costa Mesa are offering their $10 margaritas for 25 cents to customers who hand over a bag of homegrown limes.

03/22/2014

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Appellate Court Upholds Water Delivery Restrictions To Protect Delta Smelt

A federal appeals court on Thursday largely upheld a 2008 plan that called for restrictions on water deliveries from California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect a tiny, threatened fish.

03/13/2014

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No Federal Water For Farmers; Officials Mulling ‘Legality’ Of Mandatory Rationing

Farmers throughout Southern California and statewide were given a dire forecast Friday from state officials who said they would receive no irrigation water amid a historic drought.

02/21/2014

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SoCal Vendors Fined In Farmers Market Crackdown

Nearly two dozen vendors have been fined or sanctioned for misleading buyers at farmers markets in Southern California about “locally grown” produce, according to reports Friday.

12/27/2013

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Calif. Citrus Growers Take Steps To Protect Crops During Cold Snap

Citrus farmers across central California are bracing for a cold snap that could put their crops at risk.

12/04/2013

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

Leslie Leavens-Crowe, of Leavens Ranch in Santa Paula, Calif. (credit: CBS)

California Growers Complain Of Labor Shortage

Farmers in the Midwest have been suffering from a shortage of water and, now, California growers are saying they’re suffering from their own kind of shortage.

08/21/2012

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Capdeville Holds Off Kunitsyn At Farmers Classic

Paul Capdeville of Chile nearly wasted a five-point lead in a second-set tiebreaker before holding off Russia’s Igor Kunitsyn for a 6-4, 7-6 (5) victory Monday in the first round of the Farmers Classic.

07/23/2012

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KNX On Your Corner: Farmer’s Market

Santa Monica has four of the best farmer’s markets in the state, if not the nation.

07/13/2012

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Studio City Farmer’s Market

A major attraction on Sundays is the Studio City Farmer’s Market, where much of the money people spend gets planted back in the community.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/09/2011

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Farmers Worry As Unusually Cold Temps Grip Calif.

Almond growers and other fruit tree farmers in Central and Northern California are bracing for possible crop damage, as unusually cold temperatures grip the state and set new records in some spots.

02/26/2011

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Underground Tunnels Proposed For Calif. Water Woes

Federal and state officials threw their support Wednesday behind the construction of two underground tunnels as the best option for restoring California’s freshwater delta and meeting the needs of farmers and Southern California cities.

12/15/2010

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