West Sacramento, Calif. — The Cuyama Community Services District awarded Rural Community Assistance Corporation more than $110,000 to help the district with efficient long-range management and operations for its water and wastewater treatment services.
West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) received an $832,841 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help rural residents find housing, make informed housing choices or keep their current homes.
In the nearly four decades since Isabel Solorio left her native Mexico in search of, as she calls it still, ‘the American Dream,’ she has held tight to the idea that she wanted to give as much back to her adopted country as it gave her.
A new report highlights the challenges rural communities face in attracting affordable housing, although many of them across the country have high poverty rates, low vacancy rates and high unemployment rates as do urban centers.
Happy holidays! Thank you for helping us create vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities in 2018, a year to be remembered. To reflect, here are some of our success stories that exhibit the dedication and perseverance of the people we serve.
Happy holidays! Thank you for helping us this year to create vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities. To reflect, here are a few highights from past issues of the "Self-Help Builder "that exhibit the dedication and perseverance of the people we serve.
In January, D. Nathan Cieszynski was teaching a course that he knew well and had offered so many times that there should have been few surprises. During his January workshop, however, a young man in the course gave him pause.
Lewistown, Montana – In the 30 some years that Tammy Eckhardt worked as a police officer and criminal investigator, it was essential to find solace from the disheartening aspects of her job. She did this by sitting quietly and quilting. And, through the long Montana winters, she was in good company.
Job growth and population gains in California’s mostly rural Central Valley surpassed the same measures in the state’s more populous Bay Area and Southern region, which some analysts say could be encouraging trends for the coming year.
As the powerful storm moves east, the National Weather Service continues to issue warnings and advisories throughout much of California for flooding, high winds, high surf and possibly even coastal flooding impacting downtown Los Angeles. Most of the warnings expire tomorrow.