Central Valley

Central Valley to SF Bay Area: Stop Using Us As Your Ashtray

Inside the global climate change champion of California, is the San Francisco Bay Area, the world’s “Green Capital.” It is also the largest contributor to some of the worst air quality in the nation. For a third of California located downwind and across the coastal hills, the Bay Area is literally making it hard to breathe.

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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.

Central Valley aqueducts (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

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.

CA Highway 99 (Doug Kerr / Flickr / CC)

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.

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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.

Tulare Central Valley (Justin Sullivan / Getty)