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Rich Ibarra / Capital Public Radio

Stockton, Central Valley Receive Investment To Create New High Paying Jobs

January 15, 2018 | Rich Ibarra

Stockton and the Central Valley were chosen as the first area for a multi-million dollar investment to create new higher paying jobs.

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Health Care

New California Bills Address Growing Valley Fever Problem

January 15, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

The number of statewide Valley Fever cases has reached its highest since the state began tracking the disease. Public health officials, patient groups and now lawmakers are looking for new ways to prevent and diagnose it.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

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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Insight With Beth Ruyak

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.

Via Oakdale Irrigation District

Environment

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.

U.S. Department of the Interior |  Bureau of Reclamation

State Government

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.

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