Cedar City, Utah – The drive along Interstate 15, which meanders from the Mexican border in California to the Canadian border in Montana, can get plenty lonely. After 30 miles of virtually no services, there’s a reprieve: the well-stocked and clean convenience store and smoke shop, Cedar Band Trading Post, which the Cedar Band of Paiutes opened in 2012.
Sacramento, Calif. – Water justice advocates and environmental, health, rural and equity organizations thank the California Legislature for including emergency drinking water funds in the 2017-18 state budget to continue to chip away at California’s drinking water crisis.
West Sacramento, Calif. – In the quarter ending March 31, 2017, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 20 loans totaling more than $6 million to assist rural communities in Arizona, California, Hawaii and New Mexico.
Klamath, Calif. – Nearly a half century ago, Ron Sundberg’s father paddled across the Klamath River in a rowboat with his brothers to get to school on the Yurok Indian Reservation.
Merced, Calif. –Dignity Health, The California Endowment, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) and Le Grand and Planada school districts gathered on March 9 to celebrate the newly unveiled water bottle filling stations that have been installed in elementary, middle and high schools.