Monthly Archives: March 2014

Thirsty California Pins Hopes on El Niño’s Return

Kale Williams and Kurtis Alexander March 21, 2014 The arrival of spring Thursday ushered out the third-driest winter in Northern California history, leaving behind parched hills, shallow reservoirs and a higher-than-usual threat of fire. But even as hope dims for … Continue reading

San Joaquin Valley’s Major Crops Surviving Despite Drought

By Robert Rodriguez March 20, 2014 A robust export market, strong consumer demand and increased production will benefit several of the San Joaquin Valley’s major crops even as California farmers struggle through a historic drought, said several agriculture industry leaders … Continue reading