During his recent visit to the drought-stricken region of Fresno, President Barack Obama brought attention to global warming and human-caused climate change, warning of the dire consequences the state will continue to see in regards to extreme weather conditions.
I had several great teachers, a few mediocre teachers, one real bad teacher, and mostly good teachers during 13 years in public schools.
The problem isn't the minimum wage.
In his State of the Union address earlier this week, President Obama outlined his plan to move our economy forward by expanding opportunity for all Americans. Recognizing the role that agriculture continues to play in our nation's economic recovery, the President said, "Today in America, […] a farmer prepared for the spring after the strongest five-year stretch of farm exports in our history."
Leonardo DiCaprio is part of the "green" green crowd.
How much does a gallon of gas cost in taxes? Try 61.2 cents.
If the new year hasn't quite served you a flavor of anything new yet, here's an idea to consider: give the gift of blood.
It's been a full week of 2014, and I finally made my New Year's resolutions list. Actually, I don't believe in resolutions, as it's too easy to say, "well, I failed so there's no point in keeping it," so I made a 2014 goals list. A goal is something you strive for on an ongoing basis, not a pass-fail concept like a resolution.
Government carries out many essential responsibilities, but dictating what corn should be used for is not one of them. Yet that is what the federal government is doing to the detriment of California's dairies, many of whom are struggling to survive.
Car stolen? You might be able to thank Justice Anthony Kennedy.
I am PepsiCo's worst nightmare.
While I've been on the job for a few months now, I've yet to formally introduce myself: My name is Elizabeth Arakelian and I am the newest reporter at the Turlock Journal. I am covering the education and agriculture beats and have been writing for the Journal since October, which means I have tested the waters and can safely say I am very glad to be on board.
Steve K. Galson is the type of guy who'd leave Santa carrot juice and tofu strips.
I spend anywhere from $80 to $120 a week at Target now that I do a good chunk of my grocery shopping there.
HANFORD - Dairy farmers in these parts – and the rest of California for that matter – do not operate in a fantasy world.
As a child, I learned about the "valley of the shadow of death" from the 23 Psalm. A similar image is conjured up by economists who talk about the "valley of death." They mean that potentially deadly stage in the life of a business when production needs to be massively scaled up but investors aren't willing to make that leap based only on pilot-scale results or because the economics of full-scale production are still iffy. One segment of the young biofuels industry is approaching that valley.
"Higher prices discourage demand."
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