The Friant-Kern Canal in the San Joaquin Valley is sinking as parts of the San Joaquin Valley floor collapse because of subsidence, the result of excessive groundwater pumping during the drought. Here's what it looked like in July 2018.
The Friant-Kern Canal in the San Joaquin Valley is sinking as the valley floor collapses because of subsidence, the result of excessive groundwater pumping. The canal has lost half of its capacity, and will cost $350 million to fix.
Your recycling bin is about to get lighter. The city of Sacramento issued new recycling guidelines in July 2018, and many plastics no longer make the cut. Here’s what goes in the blue bin – and what doesn’t.
China's ban on most post-consumer plastic and mixed paper recycling scrap resulted in drastic cuts in U.S. exports to China, and a glut of plastic and mixed paper that is going to landfills instead of recycling processors.
Steve Fournier, a hunter from Aptos, stalks wild pigs with Sam McGuire of SMC Guide Service in San Benito County on June 16, 2018. Fournier says he finds satisfaction hunting in wild pork he harvested himself.
At a public forum at the Folsom Community Center on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, California Department of Toxic Substances Control officials share details about the cleanup plan for Area 40, a site contaminated by toxic fuel from Aerojet.
Early indications of a UC Davis animal science study show feeding dairy cows seaweed may reduce methane emissions caused by their farting, pooping and burping, university researcher Ermias Kebreab announced Thursday, May 24.
Local anglers watched Wednesday as one million young Chinook salmon raised in the Feather River Fish Hatchery were released in the Sacramento River. State officials released the fish in response to last year's Oroville Damn crisis.
Many sites on the American River exceeded the EPA’s limit for safe levels of E. coli bacteria in 2015 and 2016. The bacteria comes from human and animal waste, and its presence indicates an increased likelihood of disease-causing organisms.