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Scheid Vineyards shows off herbicide-free environment

GREENFIELD — Scheid Vineyards hosted an Earth Day tour of its Greenfield location in late April, sharing some of its growing practices in an...

Salinas Valley community leaders gather to talk trash, recycling

SALINAS VALLEY — A virtual meeting was recently held to discuss Waste Management’s SmartTruck program and how it fits into compliance with new organics...

Why California is planning to ban fracking

A little more than a week ago, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that not only would California effectively ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, by 2024,...

How dangerous is wildfire smoke?

Last week, California's top legislative leaders unveiled a plan to spend more than half a billion dollars on efforts aimed at protecting the state...

Your reminder to prepare for the ‘Big One’

Every time there’s an earthquake in California, you’ll know it immediately — if you’re online. The moment a temblor strikes, night or day, big or...

How California stands to benefit from the $2.2 trillion infrastructure proposal

“This is a game changer,” Gov. Gavin Newsom exulted last week during a news conference. “We are very, very enthusiastic.” Was he talking about his recent coronavirus...

Water shortages and fires loom after a dry winter

The weather forecast Monday calls for sunshine across California, with barely a cloud on the horizon for the next week or so. Pour yourself a...

Clash between union campaigns and private property at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Before dawn on an October morning in 2015, representatives of the United Farm Workers turned up at a strawberry plant nursery in...

California condors get an assist from an unlikely source: a wind...

CALIFORNIA — In an unusual — and somewhat controversial — move, federal wildlife officials in California are teaming up with a wind power company...

Texas storms, California heat waves and ‘vulnerable’ utilities

CALIFORNIA — In California, wildfires and heat waves in recent years forced utilities to shut off power to millions of homes and businesses. Now...
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