Photo of a dead catfish on shore of algae filled waters in North Toledo, Ohio.

Toxic Algae Threatens Drinking Water Across the US

SALEM, Ore. — The words blasted to cell phones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency. prepare for action." Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject wasn't impending violence but toxins from an algae bloom, detect...
Diana Dooley

Valley Native Is Gov. Brown’s New Chief of Staff

Gov. Jerry Brown has picked a longtime loyalist as his chief of staff for the final months of his fourth term. Diana Dooley, a Hanford native and Fresno State graduate, was named to the position Thursday by ...