May 2014 News

Dean must lead UC Davis ag school onto world climate change stage (Sacramento Bee Editoria, May 30l)

Drought silver lining: Valley farms have bumper crops of berries (The Fresno Bee, May 28)

How bad is the drought? Water thieves steal from little old lady (Courthouse News, May 28)

California drought: Water-payment rules largely ignored (The Center for Investigative Reporting/sfgate, May 26)

Amid drought, California water managers rely on flawed system to track largest users of water (Associated Press, May 26)

There is nothing like epic drought to bring out the best at California beaches (AllGov, May 26)

California's drought isn't making food cost more. Here's why…(National Public Radio, May 23)

Senate passes drought relief bill (Maven's Notebook, May 22)

California drought will hit cost of rice hardest (The Sacramento Bee, featuring UC Davis professor Daniel Sumner, May 22)

California's Central Valley sees big drop in wintertime fog needed for fruit and nut crops (American Geophysical Union, May 20)

Report outlines drought's economic impact on the Central Valley (Univision Bakersfield, with Josue’ Medellin-Azuara, UC Davis Watershed Sciences, May 20)

Drought's economic pain is shared by farms, businesses, shoppers (NBC News, May 20)

California’s agricultural community must adapt or face climate consequences, scientists say (The Sacramento Bee, May 20)

Endangered species and drought: Can we break out of Endangered Species Act death spiral? (Maven's Notebook/UC Drought Summit, May 20)

Governor Brown: ‘We’re getting ready for the worst’ California fire season (CBS/Associated Press, May 18)

Water use continues as normal despite California drought (San Francisco Examiner, May 19)

No relief for parched California farms, but the wine's OK (Businessweek, May 19)

California's drought makes it difficult for birds to find enough water (Capitol Public Radio, May 16)

California mountains rise as groundwater depleted in state's Central Valley: May trigger small earthquakes (Science Daily, May 14)

Friant Dam water will be tapped for first time in decades (NBC Los Angeles, May 14)

Drought punishes California sheep ranchers (California Farm Bureau, May 14)

California drought afflicts new almond farmers (The Fresno Bee, May 10)

Some California cities start water-waste patrols (Assocciated Press, May 9)

Five dramatic ways California is tackling drought (National Geographic, May 8)

Drought in Calfornia increases costs for farmers (The California Aggie, May 8)

Water pirates plunder supplies in Santa Cruz (KSBW, May 7)

Senator Feinstein fishing for Democratic support on drought bill (KPCC, May 7)

White House climate change report unveils dire warning, calls for action (Chicago Tribune, May 6)

Governor Brown warns of wildfires in coming months (The Los Angeles Times, May 5)

California’s dry season has arrived: March toward El Niño continues in Pacific (The California Weather Blog, May 5)

UC Davis partners with the Exploratorium (Fox 40, May 6)

Proposals focus on California's groundwater problems (The Desert Sun, May 5)

California feels drought's bite (Farm Weekly, May 5)

Santa Barbara looks to sea for water in drought (Associated Press, May 4)

No snow means earliest reopening of Tioga Pass Road in 27 years (KQED, May 2)

Heat and drought fuel 'unseasonable' start to California wildfires ( NBC News, May 2)

Snow survey comes up dry (Department of Water Resources, May 1)

Report: Well water under strain across California (The Sacramento Bee, May 1)

Large almond crop projected despite drought (Merced Sun-Star, May 1)

California drought impacting pro rodeo circuit (Capital Press, May 1)