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California Farmers Used Enough Groundwater During Drought To Fill Lake Mead

May 18, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Scientists have for the first time quantified how much groundwater was lost in the Central Valley in the most recent drought.

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PolitiFact CA Looks At Job Growth Claim In Central Valley, Inland Empire

April 5, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown recently argued California is seeing tremendous job growth, particularly within the Inland Empire. Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols investigated the claim.

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Late Storms Mean More Irrigation Water For Some Central Valley Farmers

June 9, 2015 | Rich Ibarra

Late spring storms have improved the irrigation prospects for some farmers in the Central Valley. The unexpected rain will mean more water to irrigate crops, orchards and pastureland.

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Central Valley Will Get Millions For Drought Relief

February 6, 2015 | Katie Orr

The Federal government is giving California’s Central Valley millions of dollars for drought relief.

Report: Stockton, Modesto Post Highest Distressed Home Sales

December 31, 2014 | Steve Milne

Research firm RealtyTrac released November housing data today - and there were mixed results for the San Joaquin Valley.

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US House Debates Drought Relief Bill

December 8, 2014 | Amy Quinton

A Republican- backed drought relief bill for California is headed to the floor of the US House of Representatives for a vote Tuesday. The legislation ignited an hour of debate Monday.

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Fits and Starts: Central Valley Economy Beginning To Bounce Back

October 13, 2014 | Julia Mitric

As brutal as the Central Valley economy has fared over the last several years, it’s starting to bounce back. Our series “Fits and Starts” on California’s uneven economic recovery continues with a look at the Central Valley.

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