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Far West Fungi is a family-owned and operated mushroom farm in Northern California founded by John and Toby Garrone in 1983. This year marks Far West Fungi’s 40th anniversary. Their farms are spre...
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From Sacramento Bee...
White House Allocates Millions for Burps from California Cows
Livestock are responsible for half of all methane emissions in California. The White House is giving $21.4 million to California Dairies and $22.8 million to Dairy Farmers of America to help change this.
Cops Nab Two for Stealing $9.5 Million in Big Box Merchandise
Two people in the Los Angeles area have been arrested for stealing $9.5 million worth of electronics, shoes and other items. This comes on the heels of a successful raid where the CHP recovered $9 million more of stolen merchandise.
From Orange County Register...
California Had Third-Largest Inflow of Residents in 2022
About 475,000 people moved to the Golden State in 2022. That's the third-highest number of people moving to a state in the U.S., trailing only Texas and Florida.
From Tracy Press...
Kimball High Theatre Dedicated to Geri Neylan
Tracy Unified School District has officially renamed the Kimball High theater, with TUSD superintendent Rob Pecot bestowing the new name of the Geri Neylan Performing Arts Theatre.
Hundreds to Gather at Alcatraz at Sunrise on Thanksgiving
Hundreds of people are expected at Alcatraz on Thanksgiving morning to commemorate Native Americans occupying the island from 1969-71. The event is known as the Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Gathering.
Deputies Raid a Reformer’s House
On Nov. 14, about 10 deputies raided the home and office of AngelAnn Flores, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Stockton’s largest school district and a reformer known for standing against the corruption plaguing the district. The warrant has not been unsealed nor charges yet filed.
The United Farm Workers, which represents nearly 7,000 workers, won a unionization vote in Stanislaus County. It’s the first such win in six years and first under a law that went into effect in May.
Holiday recipes from Sacramento Digs Gardening, a tour of agricultural tourist attractions—including Modesto’s imperiled Rodin Farms Fruit Stand—and a preview of the scenery-chewing Newsom-DeSantis debate.
Record rains help a lake reappear in the hottest place on Earth, and The New York Times documents the spectacle.
The number of Californians facing eviction was relatively low for years during a lengthy statewide moratorium. In the year after it ended, cases soared and still remain high in large counties.
From now until the end of the year, ’tis the season of giving. Here are some suggestions for where to make a deposit.
Hunger and food insecurity have become persistent problems in California. With the world’s fifth-largest economy, what steps can we take to make sure that everyone has enough to eat?
A fire under Interstate 10 in Los Angeles devastated some businesses run by immigrants. Caltrans had been trying to evict their landlord.“
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CEO Erica Padilla-Chavez looks at food insecurity as a symptom of an underlying disorder—one that can be cured.
Hospitals all over California are closing their maternity wards, including in dense cities like Los Angeles and in more remote communities in the Sierra Nevada.
California ranks among the top states suffering economic damage from climate-related disasters. The report describes food shortages, floods, droughts, wildfires, pollution, disease—all linked to climate change.
A hotel in Hollywood is receiving more than twice it would get per room by renting to the city of Los Angeles rather than to long-term tenants.
By land, California City is the third-largest city in the state. But the building of this city is largely a cautionary tale for other would-be planned cities.
A new law requires K-12 schools to add media literacy to curriculum for English language arts, science, math and history-social studies. Among the lessons will be recognizing fake news.
Veterans Day weekend reminds us to appreciate our fundamental democratic values, to thank those who fought to defend them, and to work together to preserve democracy here in California.
Democracy is a 2,500-year-old system of government still looked on today as the best system, because under a democratic system, the people govern themselves. But is that all there is to it? What is democracy? And how does it work …
In 2022, over 300,000 more people left California than moved to the Golden State. And when people go, they most often head for Texas. Here’s what they get.
A year from now we’ll be choosing the next U.S. president. But there are many important decisions to be made before then. Now’s the time to start getting ready for the March 5 primary.
By the end of September 2023, more than $358 million had been spent this year on lobbying California’s Legislature, agencies, and Public Utilities Commission.
A thoughtful piece by Mark Arax published by The New York Times takes a different angle on the struggle to recover from 2018’s Camp Fire.
The legendary writer’s sardine boat, which dates to 1930s, has been restored and recovered from Mexico, reports Monterey County Weekly.
Keenan Farms: Cultivating Excellence in Pistachio Growing
In the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, where the warm sun and fertile soil create the perfect conditions for pistachio growing, there's a family-owned farm that stands as a symbol of exc...
Seascape Resort in Aptos, CA: A Cliffside Resort with Charm
Imagine waking up to the soothing sound of waves crashing on the shore and stepping out onto your private balcony to witness the sun rising over the vast Pacific Ocean. Welcome to Seascape Resort ...
Stirm Wine Co. – A Small Boutique Winery with Big Dreams in California’s Pajaro Valley
Ryan Stirm, winemaker at Stirm Wine Co., is about as down to earth as his small boutique winery which is hidden on a hillside in the Pajaro Valley. He didn’t plan to be a winemaker, but that’s the...
Harris Ranch Resort: Classy Western Vibes and Farm-to-Table Fun
Welcome to the ultimate getaway destination that combines the best of luxury and farm-fresh fun! Harris Ranch Resort, located in California's San Joaquin Valley, is an oasis that offers a unique a...
Family Tree Farms – From Humble Beginnings to Leadership in Ag Innovation
From humble beginnings in farm labor during the Great Depression to becoming a world leader in agricultural innovation, the Jackson family’s story is one of resilience, determination, and incredib...
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