Jesus Alvarez

Spring Rain is Already Here!

Spring Rain is Already Here!

It sure has felt like spring lately. After weeks of warm temperatures, Californians finally could receive some winter-type weather late Wednesday as rain and high winds sweep over the area this afternoon and in the coming months. Wednesday still starts off with sunny skies, but forecasters say looks can be deceiving. The […]

Pests Love When It Gets Warm

Pests Love When It Gets Warm

Most of California has been experiencing near-record high temperatures within the past few days. While this spring-like weather may be pleasant for us to enjoy outdoor activities, it is also an early opportunity for pests to become active earlier than normal. Small plastic cups dot the perimeter of Norris Farms’ expansive […]

Sanders Receiving Secret Service Protection

Sanders Receiving Secret Service Protection

Original Story | CNN.com February 3, 2016 By Joe Johns and Allie Malloy (CNN) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders began receiving Secret Service protection on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security said. Todd Breasseale, the department’s acting assistant secretary for public affairs, said the protection was granted by Homeland Security […]

Citrus Crops Being Contaminated by Pests

Citrus Crops Being Contaminated by Pests

California’s citrus growers need your help. A state program funded by industry is reaching out to homeowners who may be able to help control the spread of an insect that threatens the very survival of California citrus. The tiny pest, a mottled-brown, moth-like insect called the Asian citrus psyllid, has been […]

Don’t Stop Conserving Water

Don’t Stop Conserving Water

Despite the weeks of storms signaling the arrival of El Niño, water districts in Orange County are urging residents to continue to conserve water through what is expected to be a wet winter. Officials point to data from the State Water Resources Control Board that indicate one rainy El Niño season […]

Ted Cruz’s No-Good, Very Bad Day

Ted Cruz’s No-Good, Very Bad Day

Original Story | CNN.com January 20, 2016 By Theodore Schleifer Rye, New Hampshire (CNN) – Ted Cruz has had better days. First, the most senior Republican in Iowa, Gov. Terry Branstad, told voters there to choose literally any candidate but the Texas senator.  Then, a few hours later, Sarah Palin — […]