From the beginning, the Central Valley's productivity was a result of the most intensive farming experiment the world had ever seen. And now, farmers are pushing even harder against biological realities. An excerpt from Mark Arax's critically acclaimed new book, "The Dreamt Land."
Half of California's children come from immigrant families, and educating them well is crucial to the state's future. New programs in Fresno offer reasons for hope.
For decades, a small federal program has been helping the students of farmworkers win at college by smothering them with support.