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  1. The worker shortage facing America's farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | NewsOK.com

    ... said Nassif. "Of the 300 workers I have in the field, two are Americans," said Joe Del Bosque, a farm owner in Firebaugh, California. One big reason: The work can be very labor intensive, said Nassif. Picking strawberries, tomatoes or melons ...

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  2. The worker shortage facing America's farmersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    ... said Nassif. "Of the 300 workers I have in the field, two are Americans," said Joe Del Bosque, a farm owner in Firebaugh, California. One big reason: The work can be very labor intensive, said Nassif. Picking strawberries, tomatoes or melons ...

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  3. Runaway tractors damage thousands of dollars worth of cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno County Sheriff's detectives are searching for the person or persons who stole two tractors west of Firebaugh and used them to destroy crops valued at thousands of dollars. Deputies responded around 8 a.m. Sept.

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  4. Runaway tractors damage over $1K of cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | TurnTo23.com

    Detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff's Ag Task Force are searching for the person who stole two tractors and used them to destroy thousands of dollars in crops. The crimes are believed to have occurred between the hours of 5:00 p.m. on September 15 and 7:00 a.m. on September 16. Around 8:00 a.m. on September 16, 2016, deputies responded to a farm located at Brannon and Nees Avenues in Firebaugh.

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  5. Central Valley Farmers Drill More, Deeper Wells As Drought Limits LoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | CBS Local

    ... your store or are you going to get shovels from somebody else?" said Wayne Western Jr., a wine grape grower near Firebaugh in Fresno County who has been relying almost exclusively on well water the past three years. "It's a business. I'll make no ...

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  6. California farmers drilling wells as groundwater limits loomRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 25 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... your store or are you going to get shovels from somebody else?" said Wayne Western Jr., a wine grape grower near Firebaugh in Fresno County who has been relying almost exclusively on well water the past three years. "It's a business. I'll make no ...

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  7. Robert Croskey, 61, ShreveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | The Daily Record

    ... others will have the gift of a better life. Carey was born May 13, 1955, in Millersburg to Robert D. and Pearl P. (Firebaugh) Croskey, and was a graduate of West Holmes High School. On April 14, 1973, he married the love of his life, Lynette Lee. ...

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  8. Dairy farmers think almond milk is bogus, but Americans love itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Houston Chronicle

    A worker sprays almond trees with pesticide at Del Bosque Farms Inc. in Firebaugh, California, U.S., on April 6, 2015. Milk, the kind from cows, is still Americans' favorite complement to a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich.

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  9. California farm revenue plummets after years of droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | SFGate

    ... Lindsay in the ... more An excavator is used to place a dead almond tree into a wood chipper at sunrise in 2014 in Firebaugh (Fresno County). An excavator is used to place a dead almond tree into a wood chipper at sunrise in 2014 in Firebaugh ...

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  10. Critics ask where water-tunnel funding is coming fromRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Wave

    Sha Xinog climbs the bank to get more bait while fishing along the California Aquaduct near Firebaugh on Feb. 25. Critics and a California lawmaker want more answers on how a $16 billion water project will be funded. Sha Xinog climbs the bank to get more bait while fishing along the California Aquaduct near Firebaugh on Feb. 25. Critics and a California lawmaker want more answers on how a $16 billion water project will be funded.

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  11. AP NewsBreak: New questions over California water projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, Sha Xinog, climbs the bank to get more bait while fishing along the California Aquaduct near Firebaugh, Calif. Critics and a California lawmaker want more answers from Gov. Jerry Brown's administration on who's paying for a proposed giant water project.

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  12. U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Reuters

    ... of a local canal pulling water from the San Joaquin River Restoration project near the Reach 2B Project area near Firebaugh, California, U.S., July 8, 2016. Ali Forsythe and Shane Hunt look over the Reach 2B Project area during a tour of the San ...

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  13. Arson suspected in fire at abandoned school west of FirebaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    Arson is suspected in a fire at an abandon school west of Firebaugh that severely damaged two buildings, Fresno County Fire officials said. Two separate buildings were on fire when firefighters arrived around 9 p.m Sunday, said Battalion Chief Vince Bergland.

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  14. Obituaries for Tuesday, Aug. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    ... 10 a.m. Aug. 12 at Mountain View Cemetery. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. Fay Young Carey, 97, of Firebaugh died Aug. 4. She was a cook. Visitation: 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 12 at Stephens & Bean Chapel. Graveside: 11 a.m. Aug. 12 at ...

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  15. 5 recipes to make now to get the most out of sweet California cantaloupesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    ... and they have a unique recipe that includes cantaloupe," said Steve Patricio, president of Westside Produce, a Firebaugh melon packer and shipper. "To keep our industry thriving we need to think of cantaloupe in lots of different ways." Patricio's ...

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  16. California court denies push for payment during tunnel testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | KMIR 6

    ... 25, 2016, file photo, Sha Xinog, climbs the bank to get more bait while fishing along the California Aquaduct near Firebaugh, Calif. The California Supreme Court is set to issue a ruling Thursday, J... (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In ...

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  17. California court denies push for payment during tunnel testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... 25, 2016, file photo, Sha Xinog, climbs the bank to get more bait while fishing along the California Aquaduct near Firebaugh, Calif. The California Supreme Court is set to issue a ruling Thursday, July 21, 2016, that could add millions of dollars to ...

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  18. Irene Duke swims the breast stroke for the Los Banos Skimmers last weekend in Los Banos.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Los Banos Enterprise

    ... had a very balanced performance with five multi-event winners. Fresh off their record-breaking performances at the Firebaugh Invitational, the formidable duo of Samantha Pantoja (7-8 100 IM, 25 breaststroke, 25 butterfly) and Brooklyn Gallagher ...

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  19. Woman killed, two men arrested in gang shootout in Merced CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Los Banos Enterprise

    ... Office Major Crimes Unit at 209-385-7472 . Tips are confidential and callers can remain anonymous. A 21-year-old Firebaugh woman died just before midnight Monday after she was shot in the chest during a car-to-car gunfight between rival gangs north ...

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  20. NW Arizona sees depleting aquifers due to farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    APRIL 23: Farmer Joe Del Bosque stands next to a row of newly planted organic tomatoes on April 23, 2015 in Firebaugh, California. As California enters its fourth year of severe drought, farmers in the Central Valley are struggling to keep their crops watered and many have opted to leave acres of the fields fallow.

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