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Despair flows as fields go dry and unemployment rises
Los Angeles Times - Alana Semuels - Jul 5, 2009
San Joaquin Valley farms are laying off workers and letting fields lie fallow as their water ration falls. By Alana Semuels Reporting from Mendota, Calif. ...
Rallies urge action to solve state's water shortages California Farm Bureau
Capitol rally protests delta canal plan Fresno Bee
The Budget-Busting Peripheral Canal and the Three Big Lies Bay Area Indymedia
Indian Country Today - Merced Sun-Star
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Standing in a parched field in 104-degree heat, valley farmer Joe Del Bosque pointed to cracked earth where tomatoes should be growing. He didn't bother this year because he can't get enough water to irrigate them. He's cultivating only about half of the cantaloupe and asparagus that he did in 2007. He has slashed his workforce, and his bills are mounting.
New plan to track groundwater use in Calif.
San Jose Mercury News - Nov 4, 2009
Officials say years of agricultural pumping in the San Joaquin Valley already has caused the land to sink up to 30 feet in some areas, and drought appears ...
Bill would ease San Joaquin Valley water swaps
McClatchy Washington Bureau - Michael Doyle - 16 hours ago
By Michael Doyle | mcclatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON -- San Joaquin Valley farmers could swap water more easily under a bill floated Thursday before a Senate ...
Cogdill sees valley benefitting from water deal Modesto Bee
No vote on Huber Delta-protection bill Amador Ledger-Dispatch
The big state government that could Los Angeles Times
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