Data show less than a third of the farmers, water districts and communities responded to the broadest conservation order for those with nearly ironclad water rights by the State Water Resources Control Board.
Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory statewide water restrictions, announced Wednesday amidst escalated effects of the state’s historic drought, mean big changes for the residents of California.
Pony rides for children at a weekly Santa Monica Farmers’ Market may soon be coming to an end.
The cost of water is hurting farmers – some more than others.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Citrus farmers across central California are bracing for a cold snap that could put their crops at risk.
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.
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.
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.
Santa Monica has four of the best farmer’s markets in the state, if not the nation.