Westlands Wants to Buy 120,000 Acre-Feet of Water

If you were looking for bargain-priced water this year, you’re out of luck. "We got out of the market when we started seeing prices north of $900 an acre-foot," said Jason Gianquinto, general manager of Semitropic Water Storage District in western Kern Coun...

Fresno Could Hit 105 Degrees Over Memorial Day Weekend

Fresno's inevitable triple-digit temperatures are fast approaching and could reach 105 degrees on Monday, says The Weather Channel. Following highs in the low 90s through Saturday, the warming trend will begin on Sunday thanks to building high pressure alon...

Opinion: Here Comes Drought Again, Why Is California Never Ready?

Though some counties are experiencing dry conditions, a statewide emergency hasn’t yet been declared. Nevertheless, the media are reporting that California is at the “edge of another protracted drought,” or at least under the “threat” of one. And as always, th...