July 16, 2024
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Farmers, water agencies brace for drought


A cattle ranch in the hills north of Ventura, where rainfall is far below normal. (Tony Biasotti photo) Most of California is in a state of drought defined as “severe” or worse, including the entire tri-county region, and Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency in 41 of the state’s 58 counties. As…


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