Rain Eases California Drought Anxiety, If Not The Actual Drought

National Public Radio: The small city of Orange Cove, at the doorstep of the Sierra Nevada in central California, was suffering the brunt of the state's drought in April. The rolling hills around the town are lined with citrus groves, and most people work on farms. As the irrigation canals dried up last summer, so did the economy. "If there's no water, there's no work," Salvador Perez told NPR at the time. Farm workers like Perez were being laid off as local farms ran out of water. Groves were pulled up as the......

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