Newsletter Articles: Week of November 6 & 13, 2017

Brownfield Redevelopment
Multifamily Executive

Rural Manufacturing at a Glance, 2017 Edition
United States Department of Agriculture | August 2017

California Proves That Environmental Regulations Don’t Kill Profits
Wired | 8/22/17

Will a big jump in California gas prices be worth it for smoother roads, fewer potholes?
The Fresno Bee | 10/24/17

Merced County inks deal to (maybe) bring in thousands of jobs. But when?
Merced Sun-Star | 10/24/17

Upheaval at Stanislaus Consolidated Fire District as chief waits to be fired
The Modesto Bee | 10/25/17

Some Black Americans Turn to Informal Economy in the Face of Discrimination
NPR | 10/27/17

The Small Business Lending Fund
Congressional Research Service | 10/27/17

Rural Health Navigators Are Under the Gun to Enroll ACA Insurees
The Daily Yonder | 10/30/17

Frsno State Received a Large Donation to Expand the Engineering Department
ABC30 | 10/30/17

Tulare County supervisors to support DACA
Visalia Times-Delta | 10/30/17

Ethnic sashes are dropped from college graduation. Some students want them back
The Fresno Bee | 10/30/17

High hops but few details for Trump’s $200 million STEM pledge
EdSource | 10/30/17

53% of Muslim students surveyed in California say they’ve been bullied over religion
The Orange County Register | 10/30/17

Can you tell the pot edibles from the regular snacks
89.3 KPCC | 10/30/17

Tejon project could add 200 jobs, but supes must first OK foreign trade zone designation
The Bakersfield Californian | 10/30/17

California’s first big winter snow storm headed for Sierra Nevada
The Mercury News | 10/30/17

California Makes Progress On Launching Medical Interpretation Study
KPBS | 10/30/17

Short-Term Rental Boom Leaves Yosemite Struggling to Fill Jobs
KQED News | 10/30/17

Fresno County is making it legal to sell live animals at swap meets
ABC30 | 10/31/17

Tulare County Law Enforcement Double Down on Domestic Violence
Valley Public Radio | 10/31/17

Pesticide residue on fruits and veggies tied to infertility
Reuters | 10/31/17

Farmers Search for Answers As California Mulls New Restrictions Over Chlorpyrifos
Valley Public Radio | 10/31/17

In its 15th season, Check Before You Burn resulting in cleaner air
The Bakersfield Californian | 10/31/17

Who are California’s transgender adults? New study finds some surprises
SFGate | 10/31/17

Why It’s Hard to Crack Down on Drowsy Driving
The PEW Charitable Trusts | 10/31/17

California County Jails
Public Policy Institute of California | November, 2017

5 Changes for Obamacare open enrollment for 2018
CNN Money | 11/1/17

Preterm births: This county is home to most of California’s preemies
The Fresno Bee | 11/1/17

New California law helps low-income people go solar
Yale Climate Connections | 11/1/17

Governor’s Office marks Manufacturing Awareness and Appreciation Month with recognition of San Joaquin Valley events
OCED | 11/1/17

Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame will finally have a home
The Fresno Bee | 11/2/17

State water board scraps restrictions on toxic metal
The San Diego Union-Tribune | 11/2/17

Doctors Medical Center, Kaiser are safest hospitals in Stanislaus County, report says
The Modesto Bee | 11/2/17

Colleges and Universities Struggling to Meet the Growing Demand for Student Mental Health Services
ABC30 | 11/2/17

Looking For A Home When Your Name Is Hispanic and Finding Discrimination Instead
NPR | 11/2/17

Supervisors approve DACA letter to Congress
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/2/17

Report: Crime Rates Stable After State’s Passage of Sentencing Reforms
PublicCEO | 11/2/17

Should county allow festival concert venue on I-5 despite farmers’ objections?
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/2/17

California needs a digital equity strategy to close its opportunity gap
California Forward | 11/2/17

Audit: School districts reap millions by OKing far-flung charters
CALmatters | 11/3/17

COS and high schools race to submit financial aid applications
The Sentinel | 11/3/17

Research discovers mobile home parks lack access to quality water service
Daily Bruin | 11/3/17

What will California’s gas tax do for San Joaquin roads?
The Recorder | 11/3/17

Advance Kern: County to consider aggressive tax credit plan to attract new business and industry
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/3/17

U.S. unemployment drops to lowest in 17 years
CNN Money | 11/3/17

North Fork roundabout planned for mid 2018
Sierra Star | 11/3/17

A glimpse inside the secret site where driverless cars undergo 20,000 tests
The Washington Post | 11/4/17

Trump is ‘bombastic’ but might keep NAFTA, ag secretary says in visit to Modesto
The Fresno Bee | 11/5/17

Westlands farmers link arms to feed Valley’s hungry and needy
The Fresno Bee | 11/5/17

County leaders wary of homeless burden, migration from Fresno’s no-camping law
The Fresno Bee | 11/5/17

Fear among Hispanics could undercut census count, Latino leaders warn
Houston Chronicle | 11/5/17

15 arrested during county-wide probation and parole detail
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/5/17

’Worst-of-the-worst’ DUI offenders targeted in Tulare County
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/5/17

ANALYSIS: California locales with highest opioid overdose rates stranded without Medication Assisted Treatment facilities
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/5/17

US ag secretary visits young Madera farmer during two-day California visit
Merced Sun-Star | 11/5/17

Veterans snapshot, 2017
AEI | 11/6/17

Governments Engaging Youth: Preparing for College, Career and Civic Life
PublicCEO | 11/6/17

Blog: A Record Year for Best of Central Valley Business
The Business Journal | 11/6/17

Modesto family law attorney appointed as Stanislaus Superior Court judge
The Modesto Bee | 11/6/17

How tax reform can support rural broadband
Brookings | 11/6/17

Another ‘chop shop’ found in Corcoran
The Sentinel | 11/6/17

Here’s an option for health insurance for young people who have no where else to turn
The Fresno Bee | 11/6/17

California city forced 5-year-old to close lemonade stand
FOX 13 | 11/6/17

Editorial: Conservative Jeff Denham’s backing of dreamers could help save them from deportation
The Mercury News | 11/6/17

Foreign-Born Residents Account for Most of Rural Population Growth
The Daily Yonder | 11/6/17

Rural communities need coordinated housing assistance
Urban Institute | 11/6/17

From fairy tale cottage to a glass-walled house, here are 10 unique Airbnb rentals
The Fresno Bee | 11/6/17

CHP to offer two-hour driver safety class for teens, parents
The Sacramento Bee | 11/6/17

One year later, county’s bold ‘Know Your Risk’ STD campaign becomes a ‘movement’
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/6/17

California homeowners could get a tax break to capture rainwater in their backyards
Los Angeles Times | 11/7/1

California tree die-off could help bring new life to rural economies
California Economic Summit | 11/7/17

Vida en el Valle recognized as country’s best bilingual newspaper
Vida en el Valle | 11/7/17

Music muted: Kern County supervisors vote down Cal Centre festival plan
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/7/17

Valley fever has found its champion: Sheriff Donny Youngblood stars in awareness promotionals warning of the respiratory disease
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/7/17

California bans use of some farming pesticides near schools
The Union Democrat | 11/7/17

Fresno-Based Foundation Makes $2.6M Deposit with Credit Union
The Business Journal | 11/7/17

’Open for business’: Supes OK major tax incentives to lure industry; Sheriff to get more body cams
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/7/17

California bans use of some farming pesticides near schools
The Fresno Bee | 11/7/17

Broadband gaps impact every member of Congress
Brookings | 11/7/17

County board’s editing reveals blindness to government weaknesses
The Fresno Bee | 11/8/17

Will it cost more to enter Yosemite?
Sierra Star | 11/8/17

New Project From Google Tracks San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Using Street View Cars
Valley Public Radio | 11/8/17

The Latino Education Crisis
The New York Times | 11/8/17

Why zero net energy farms can be the next salvo in California’s climate change fight
The Fresno Bee | 11/8/17

Arvin City Council moves forward with cannabis ordinance
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/8/17

After pot industry stalled, a failed sales tax initiative puts town in hot water
The Fresno Bee | 11/8/17
Woodlake, Farmersville voters OK taxes, weed
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/8/17

Toys for Tots drive underway
Sierra Star | 11/8/17

War veterans take flight
Sierra Star | 11/8/17

Kern a ‘microcosm of the world energy portfolio,’ summit speaker says in calling for balanced approach to production
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/8/17

Bakersfield College unveils design for new veterans center
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/8/17

More than 1.5 million women-owned businesses in California, report says
The Sacramento Bee | 11/8/17

Latino students in California face large inequities compared to white peers
EdSource | 11/8/17

Kings County and Semitropic officials meet
The Sentinel | 11/9/17

Insurers See Jump in Sign-Ups for Affordable Care Act
The Wall Street Journal | 11/9/17

Police: ‘Every 16-year-old girl in Fresno’ has been targeted by sex trade recruiters
The Fresno Bee | 11/9/17

ACLU study blasts Bakersfield police, Kern County Sheriff’s Office for ‘disturbing pattern’ of force
Los Angeles Times | 11/9/17

Huckabee talks politics with Tulare County Republicans
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/9/17

California voters could decide on $1.5 billion in children’s hospital improvements next year
Los Angeles Times | 11/9/17

KHSD whistleblowing officers file civil suit against district alleging ‘campaign of intimidation’ in CLETS scandal
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/9/17

Take me home! Dogs available for adoption
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/9/17

Tehachapi library branch’s renovation opening delayed 3 weeks
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/9/17

The State of Groundwater Recharge in the San Joaquin Valley
Public Policy Institute of California | 11/10/17

Here’s why they marched from Merced to Livingston
Merced Sun-Star | 11/10/17

Understanding how schools serve homeless children in California: a quick guide
EdSource | 11/12/17

Kern River: Our fickle beauty reduced to a trickle
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/12/17

California has millions of good-paying jobs for workers without a bachelor’s degree
EdSource | 11/12/17

Marketing ‘Obamacare’ With Less Help From the Feds
The PEW Charitable Trusts | 11/13/17

Newsletter Articles: Week of November 20, 2017

Creating Sustainable Homelands through Homeownership on Trust Lands
Housing Assistance Council | Fall 2017

Housing Solutions That Work for Native Americans
Housing Assistance Council | Fall 2017

Managing California’s Freshwater Ecosystems: Lessons from the 2012-2016 Drought
Public Policy Institute of California | November, 2017

Reducing Child Poverty in California: A Look at Housing Costs, Wages, and the Safety Net
Public Policy Institute of California | November, 2017

Plastics Manufacturer Will Bring 120 Jobs to Dinuba
The Business Journal | 11/2/17

Kidde Recalls More Than 40 Million Fire Extinguishers
Consumer Report | 11/2/17

Housing and Transit: A Match Made in Carbon Cutting Heaven
BuildingGreen | 11/6/17

Mobile home owners could get a tax break
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/13/17

State data: 2017 could be worst year for valley fever in decades
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/13/17

CalPERS wants broke cities to deliver bad news to out-of-luck pensioners
The Sacramento Bee | 11/13/17

Californians slashed water use, but we still use more than the US average
89.3 KPCC | 11/13/17

AARP Foundation Sues Nursing Home to Stop Illegal Evictions
NPR | 11/13/17

FBI: Hate crimes jump 11.2 percent in California
San Francisco Chronicle | 11/13/17

JUSTIN SALTERS: Economic development policy a win for Kern County
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/13/17

Got a cough? It might not be the flu, and you should get it checked out
The Fresno Bee | 11/14/17

Supervisors chip in $100,000 to help land grant, connect Meadows Field to Texas
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/14/17

Reforming Water Management for the Environment
Public Policy Institute of California | 11/14/17

CSUB inducts four into Alumni Hall of Fame
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/14/17

California doesn’t regulate athletic trainers. Here’s why that’s bad for high school athletes
The Orange County Register | 11/14/17

Lemoore Charged Up Over Charging Stations
Clean Power Exchange | 11/14/17

Covered California Insurance Plans Could Be More Affordable This Year. Here’s Why:
Valley Public Radio | 11/14/17

California at bottom in nationwide ranking of accountability systems; state board president disagrees
EdSource | 11/14/17

We Still Don’t Know Why So Many Fresno Babies Are Born Premature-But Researchers Aim To Find Out
Valley Public Radio | 11/14/17

Patients at this mental hospital may have doomed a city’s sales tax measure
The Fresno Bee | 11/15/17

Selma city manager arrested on suspicion of embezzlement
The Sentinel | 11/15/17

Virginia and Alfred Harrell Foundation donates $375,00 to local nonprofits
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/15/17

In landmark ruling, court orders paint companies to pay to clean lead paint out of California homes
Los Angeles Times | 11/15/17

California Becomes First State to Adopt LGBT-Inclusive Textbooks
KQED News | 11/15/17

23 New Laws for 2018 Intended to Help California Veterans
Sierra Sun Times | 11/15/17

Corcoran bans commercial cannabis industry in town
The Sentinel | 11/16/17

Fresno County honors best of educational workforce
The Fresno Bee | 11/16/17

Worth nothing: Hundreds of Arvin kids given new shoes; highway dedication; Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign and more
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/16/17

Young and homeless in America
EdSource | 11/16/17

The importance of a diverse teaching force
Brookings | 11/16/17

Open Reporting: Help us explore how pension costs are hitting schools
CALmatters | 11/16/147

Where and when to get help after a disaster
San Francisco Chronicle | 11/16/17

County preparing plans for medical marijuana delivery while opponents consider next step
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/16/17

ACLU Reports Slam Central Valley Law Enforcement for Excessive Use of Force
KQED | 11/16/17

County preparing plans for medical marijuana delivery while opponents consider next step
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/16/17

Madera Oversight Coalition (MOC) reaches lawsuit settlement with Vulcan Materials Company on Austin Quarry Project
Sierra Star | 11/16/17

Tulare County DA Serves Search Warrant at Tulare Regional Medical Center
ABC30 | 11/16/17

Millions of Californians will soon have to visit the DMV. Here’s why
The Sacramento Bee | 11/17/17

Small Business Saturday encourages public to shop local
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/17/17

How a Vibrant Rural California Helps Entire Economy
PublicCEO | 11/17/17

Worth Nothing: Unemployment rate drops in October and more
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/17/17

Fresno Unemployment Rate Inches Up In Post-Harvest October
The Business Journal | 11/17/17

Hundreds of children helped through coat drive
The Sentinel | 11/18/17

Arvin looks to impose more regulations on oil, gas operators
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/18/17

Domestic violence on the rise in Tulare County
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/18/17

Starving students given helping hand with Food Pantry at CSUB
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/19/17

Your California holiday road trip survival guide
The Mercury News | 11/19/17

California lawmakers upset that wildfire money is left out of White House’s disaster aid request
Los Angeles Times | 11/19/17

MALDEF lawsuit challenging Kern County’s political lines goes to trial in December
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/19/17

CalPERS shelves rate increase opposed by cities
Calpensions | 11/20/17

In These States, Past Marijuana Crimes Go Away
The PEW Charitable Trusts | 11/20/17

Newsletter Articles: Week of November 27, 2017

Tulare County DA serves search warrants at TRMC
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/16/17

New NASA tool shows effects of melting glaciers on cities
Smart Cities Dive | 11/17/17

Where Does It Hurt? Using Telehealth to Improve Community Broadband
The Daily Yonder | 11/20/17

District attorney accused of abusive behavior; he denies it
The Fresno Bee | 11/21/17

Area’s diverse community lacks agency representation
Vida en el valle | 11/21/17

Don’t be scared if you see this beast rolling through the orchard
The Fresno Bee | 11/21/17

Arvin City Council approves cannabis cultivation ordinance
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/21/17

Video: Strategies for Reducing Child Poverty
Public Policy Institute of California | 11/21/17

Law enforcement makes 76 arrests in operation targeting vagrancy-related crimes in Kern Valley
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/21/17

Authorities give tips to reduce risk of vehicle theft
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/21/17

Mapping Racial Disparities in the Golden State
CityLab | 11/21/17

’Here It Goes’: Coming Out To Your Doctor In Rural America
Valley Public Radio | 11/21/17

As Valley Fever Numbers Increase, Workplace Safety A Concern
Valley Public Radio | 11/21/17

Free dental comes to Oakhurst
Sierra Star | 11/21/17

Arvin council postpones vote on restrictive oil and gas ordinance
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/22/17

South Valley Farm Takes Steps to Become a Nonprofit and Educate Community About Farming
ABC30 | 11/22/17

How Cities Get ‘Granny Flats’ Wrong
CityLab | 11/22/17

Rural Foodways, Old and New, Draw Rural Communities Together
The Daily Yonder | 11/22/17

Henry R. Perea Named Interim City Manager for Selma
The Business Journal | 11/22/17

This lake was lowered for a utility project. Now fish are dying from lack of oxygen
The Fresno Bee | 11/23/17

Is fireplace culture changing amid valley air woes?
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/24/17

Rising reservoirs: Less room for error this winter on San Joaquin River
The Recorder | 11/24/17

Rush of pot grows splits rural California before legal sales
The Fresno Bee | 11/24/17

California’s uninsured rate drops to new low
VC Star | 11/25/17

Despite risks, county credit cards appear an effective tool for purchases
The Bakersfield Californian | 11/25/17

Kaweah Delta pitches tent for surge in patients
Visalia Times-Delta | 11/26/17

California high court to decide legality of farm worker law
The Union Democrat | 11/27/17