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Central Valley Republicans divided on Trump




In this July 2, 2015 photo, groves of citrus trees sit below a barren hillside in Tulare County, outside of Porterville, Calif. Farming in Tulare County brought in $7.8 billion in 2013, more than any other county in the nation, according to the agricultural commissioner here. But with little water now from the meager Sierra Nevada snowpack, some farmers are getting only a tiny fraction of their historic surface water, and so are drilling ever-deeper, draining the groundwater. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
In this July 2, 2015 photo, groves of citrus trees sit below a barren hillside in Tulare County, outside of Porterville, Calif. Farming in Tulare County brought in $7.8 billion in 2013, more than any other county in the nation, according to the agricultural commissioner here. But with little water now from the meager Sierra Nevada snowpack, some farmers are getting only a tiny fraction of their historic surface water, and so are drilling ever-deeper, draining the groundwater. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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The rise Donald Trump as the presumptive GOP nominee is causing concern in deeply red parts of California.

Some Christian conservatives and farmers in the Central Valley had hope to stop the billionaire's White House bid at the state primary next month. Now that this appears unlikely, what next for GOP supporters in parts of the Golden State?

Matt Artz from the San Jose Mercury News traveled to Tulare County to gauge the mood.