Gabriele Ludwig, director or sustainability and environmental affairs with the Almond Board of California, explains the issues related to dust during the harvest season. At the Van Duyn Family Farms in Escalon on Tuesday, three companies – Exact Harvesting Systems, Flory and Jack Rabbit – showed off their machinery that reduces dust.
Such a beautiful day! We took to the skies over the Millerton Lake, Mariner's Point and the San Joaquin River Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 to say good bye to summer and hello to fall. The autumn equinox begins at 1:02 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22.
The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her. Dozens of buildings were toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people, but it was the rescue operation at the Enrique Rebsamen school that was seen as emblematic of Mexicans' rush to save survivors before time runs out. Helmeted workers spotted the girl buried in the debris early Wednesday and shouted to her to move her hand if she could hear. Hours later the crews were still trying to free her.
Rain and snow showers will develop over the Sierra during the morning of Thursday, September 21, 2017, with snow accumulating at the 6,000-foot level. Caltrans, CHP and the National Weather Service are cautioning travelers to slow down and allow for extra travel time as you drive through the area.
Richard Dorrity, 66, of Livingston sits outside his home on Sept. 20, 2017. He was recently awarded a Carnegie Medal for saving the life of a man in a burning truck an an intersection close to his home. firstname.lastname@example.org
A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage. The strong quake was captured on video as the Associated Press staff worked in their Mexico City office.