Two years after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill designed to limit groundwater pumping, new wells are going in faster and deeper than ever in the San Joaquin Valley farm belt. Farmers say they have no choice given cuts in surface water deliveries.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem has ignited debate. NFL players, coaches, and fans react to Kaepernick's controversial sit-down protest. Despite the controversy, Kaepernick vows to sit until he sees significant change regarding treatment of minorities in the United States.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked if President Obama, a well-known sports fan, would sound-off about Colin Kaepernick's sitting out during the national anthem. Earnest acknowledged Kaepernick's right to his perspective and expression, even if it is "objectionable."
Photography students at Sunnyside High School in Fresno demonstrate how to make pinhole cameras out of common household items like Pringles cans. They're led by teacher Tamela Ryatt. It's not safe to look directly at the sun during an eclipse, and these viewers can protect your eyes.
A fire burning in Yosemite National Park in California closed campgrounds and roads on Wednesday, August 16. The South Fork Fire has burned nearly 2,400 acres and stood at 7 percent contained on August 17. According to Yosemite Fire Management there are 449 people staffing the fire.Timelapse video of the fire shows smoke covering a large area as the sun rose on Thursday.
While you're looking at the eclipse, PG&E analysts will be keeping watch over the central San Joaquin Valley's power consumption and making adjustments to the falloff in solar power. PG&E's Southern District Control Center manager Steve Roland explains.
In a deposition on June 20, 2013, Brooke Ashjian, now Fresno Unified school board president, testifies about posting negative internet comments about Gay Fresno. Attorney Tim Thompson, for Harold Zinkin, and attorney Barbara Rueger, for Ashjian, are also heard in the deposition video.
From 1984 to 2016, homes and business exploded across undeveloped land in Clovis and northeast Fresno. Over that time, the cities' combined population more than doubled. Google Earth's Timelapse feature compresses those dramatic changes into a few seconds.