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Central Valley aqueducts (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Don’t Expect Central Valley to Stop Sinking After Drought — Yet

Farmers in the Central Valley know that it will take three to four years for water to permeate down to the underground aquifers and start raising the land again. But environmentalists warn of a crisis due to the Central Valley still sinking after this year’s heavy rains, due to the use of groundwater during the five-year drought.

CA Highway 99 (Doug Kerr / Flickr / CC)

REPORT: America’s Deadliest Highway is CA Route 99

A newly-released report has pinpointed Highway 99, in California’s Central Valley, as the deadliest major highway in the country, after finding that the 400-mile stretch of road has been the site of at least 62 fatal accidents per 100 miles over a five-year span.

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Yes, Donald Trump Campaigned in … California

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made two quick stops in California on Tuesday for fundraisers, speaking on issues of particular importance to Californians ahead of a Wednesday meeting in Mexico with the President of Mexico, and Trump’s much-anticipated immigration speech in Arizona.

Tulare Central Valley (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Donald Trump Talks Water at Central Valley Fundraiser

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made a quiet, lightning-fast visit to California’s Central Valley on Tuesday, listening to local concerns about federal water policy, which continues to divert water from farms to an endangered fish.

Bill Clinton handshake women (Rob Kerr / AFP / Getty)

Clinton Cash: Bill Heads to Sacramento to Collect for Hillary

Former President Bill Clinton is set to continue a fundraising jaunt though California on Monday, during which he will rally with state labor leaders and attend a series of pricey fundraisers to collect cash for his wife Hillary’s presidential campaign at scheduled stops in the Central Valley and in Sacramento.

Central Valley aqueducts (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

When Water Policy Kills Farming, Consumers Will Pay the Price

When you open your pantry or refrigerator, what do you see? Tomatoes, oranges, lettuce; grains and nuts; chicken and beef; butter, milk, cheese and other dairy products, and yes … almonds – it’s very likely you are looking at products from the Central Valley, most likely grown in the Westlands Water District.

California’s Sinkage Headed for Record Summer

Epic levels of sinking lands across California could hit new 50-year lows come summer without any concrete plans to stem the tide brought on by record drought and government regulatory strangleholds preventing free flow of above ground options.

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