A 1934 law that allows the federal government to set aside land for Tribes came under scrutiny this week when lawmakers couldn’t agree on how the law should be interpreted.
Californians living in hundreds of small, unincorporated communities have unsafe water and inadequate wastewater systems because they can’t afford expensive water treatment facilities.
Rural roads across the nation are suffering from years of neglect and decreased maintenance funding, and in turn, this affects regional economies, a new report shows. California’s rural byways, moreover, rank among the worst.
On June 26, the first group of 10 homeowners participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Mutual Self-Help Home Program helped raise the first wall of the first self-help home in Williams, California.
Just over the Santa Cruz Mountains, the South Coast stretching along Highway 1 remains the least densely populated segment of the Bay Area. Nicknamed “the Slowcoast” by locals, the area is home to fewer than 3,000 people.