Business & Real Estate

Water & Drought

Despite Trump promise and a wet winter, California farmers don’t get full water supply

With one of the wettest winters on record and a sympathetic figure in the White House, California farmers still can’t get all the water they have contracted to buy from the federal government.

National

Trump pledges support to save retired coal miners health care fund

President Donald Trump pledged his support Wednesday for the rescue of a health-care fund for thousands of retired coal miners and their families, an issue that almost led to a government shutdown in December. Rep. David McKinley, R-West Virginia, brought up the issue in a meeting of about 10 House Republicans Wednesday morning at the White House about the bigger Republican bill to replace Obamacare.

Videos

Concerned farm owners and farmworkers strategize over immigration

Despite their symbiotic relationship, farmworkers and farmers enter this debate from vastly different perspectives.
José Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee
Concerned farm owners and farmworkers strategize over immigration 3:13

Concerned farm owners and farmworkers strategize over immigration

'Ban the box' advocates say it gives ex-convicts a better shot to get hired 1:18

'Ban the box' advocates say it gives ex-convicts a better shot to get hired

Tour the $3.9 million family compound for sale near the heart of Sacramento 4:15

Tour the $3.9 million family compound for sale near the heart of Sacramento

Mayor walks the plank in Old Sacramento 1:35

Mayor walks the plank in Old Sacramento