San Joaquin Valley

This July 24, 1976 file photo shows the inside of the van that was used as a prison for the 26 kidnapped Chowchilla school children and their bus driver in Livermore. (AP Photo/Jim Palmer, file)

Last convict in mass school bus kidnapping seeks parole

SACRAMENTO — Three young men from wealthy San Francisco Bay Area families…

 

AP Photo/Gary KazanjianFarmers are scrambling to protect frozen oranges which are shown with misters running to avoid as much damage as possible during a cold snap that is affecting the San Joaquin Valley citrus crop Friday

California weather cold but enough to do damage to crops

Farmers in California's Central Valley are giving thanks that so far this…

 

Early returns show tight race to fill Senate seat

SACRAMENTO — Early returns in Tuesday's special election to fill a San…

 

Parties campaign heavily in state Senate runoff

SACRAMENTO — With the Legislature in recess, both major political parties are…

Associated PressLorena Gonzalez meets with her volunteers on Tunesday May 21

Republican wins Central Valley state Senate race

A Republican has won a hotly contested state Senate contest in the…

Associated PressLorena Gonzalez meets with her volunteers on Tunesday May 21