The impact of climate change is far-reaching. The global impacts of climate change include higher temperatures and an increased frequency of many types of natural disasters, such as storms, floods,READ MORE

The San Joaquin River is the longest of the Central Valley rivers, flowing 330 miles from its source located in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains,READ MORE

Bakersfield, CA, Southern Gateway to the Central Valley, is famous for being home to country music giants, Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, creator of the “Bakersfield Sound.” At one time,READ MORE

There is geologic evidence showing that incredibly massive floods, called megafloods, have occurred in California every 100 to 200 years. These floods are caused by huge amounts of rainfall fromREAD MORE

As 2020 drew to a close, the number of COVID-19 cases throughout California continued to increase. The Central Valley has been especially hard hit. A surge in cases of COVID-19READ MORE

The Central Valley of California is approximately 450 miles long, running north from Bakersfield up to Redding, and about 60 miles at its widest, between the Sierra Nevada Mountain RangeREAD MORE

The Fresno Scraper was breakthrough technology that revolutionized the jobs of leveling fields, digging ditches for irrigation, and building roads. “Fresnos” were the brainchild of James Porteous, a Scottish immigrantREAD MORE

California is a wonderful place to live if you love to be outside and, since most of the state enjoys a Mediterranean climate, you can find good hiking year round.READ MORE

Much of Central Valley, California is considered to be a low-latitude desert, very hot and dry in the summer and cool and damp in the winter. If you want toREAD MORE

When considering the question of where country music comes from, it’s easy to assume it originated in Nashville, Tennessee and other places located in the Deep South, like Georgia, Kentucky,READ MORE