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.
Families in McMinnville, Oregon celebrate National Homeownership Month with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site where they will build their new homes.
Every year, tons of discarded food makes its way to landfills around the globe. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates roughly one third of food produced annually is wasted – about 1.3 billion tons. In the United States, food waste is the single largest component sent into landfills.
The Ute Indian Museum, which originally opened its doors in 1956, recently celebrated its completed expansion and renovations. The museum, located in Montrose, Colorado, sits on land purchased during the 1920s
Water infrastructure is in dire need of improvement, especially in the West. Despite aging reservoirs, treatment plants and pipelines, Congress has been unwilling to allocate funding to improve current conditions.