In what could bode well for other small water systems in California, the city of Tulare will merge its water system with Pratt Mutual Water Co., which serves the neighboring disadvantaged community of Matheny Tract’s 1,200 residents.
A new report from the California Budget and Policy Center finds that a widening income gap is a concern for nearly all metropolitan and rural areas in California.
West Sacramento, Calif. — In the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2015, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 29 loans totaling more than $8.3 million to assist rural communities in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington and Utah with housing, water infrastructure and community development projects.
Apply today for a Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Scholarship for the NeighborWorks Training Institute in Los Angeles on May 2 to 6, 2016. Scholarships Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Scholarship for the NeighborWorks Training Institute in Los Angeles on May 2 to 6, 2016. include free tuition and single-room lodging. The application deadline is February 26. Apply early–not everyone will receive a scholarship.
California’s farmers markets—some of the most enviable in the nation—are increasingly bare, illustrating the state’s ongoing drought despite recent rains. Many farmers are resting their land and taking time off.