California’s drought has hurt farmers, country residents and city dwellers alike, and left them wondering if it will ever end. Coming Sunday in a special section, The Bee takes an in-depth look at the drought’s toll and how it has changed life in the central San Joaquin Valley.
Learn about new ways farmers are conserving and using water, as well as different crops being planted. Read how city residents cut back, even as they question why they had to bear fines spurred by state officials. Meet farmworkers on desperate searches for work. And discover new expectations for this winter’s El Niño and the rain and snow it might bring to Central California.