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By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
The ongoing effects of climate change have left much of the West to suffer from worsening air quality in recent years. But in places like California's San Joaquin Valley, home to productions of oil, agriculture and warehouses, this has been…
A judge has authorized the sale of a local mobile home park at the center of an affordable housing battle to a national corporate landlord, dealing a blow to residents and housing advocates who had hoped their bid for a…
Even in a state heavily in favor of the right to choose abortion, access to it isn’t always easy – or well-received – in some places.
The residents at Trails End Mobile Home Park in Fresno, California, have decided to organize an effort to purchase the park themselves in the form of a cooperative. If they are successful, it would be an unusual housing model for…
As a third consecutive dry year sets in on California, drought has become a source of stress and anxiety for farmers and communities.
The American Civil Liberties Union detailed in a new report the ways sheriff’s departments in eight counties of California’s San Joaquin Valley – home to nearly a million immigrants – have “circumvented” the state’s sanctuary laws meant to protect California…
The two efforts have brought to light the question of who gets a say on issues that affect Native Americans, as some tribal groups face the battle of greater recognition despite their presence in the region for thousands of years.
Smoke and dust are blanketing central California. Air pollution is a chronic problem in the San Joaquin Valley but it is now reaching levels unlike any previously seen. With no measurable rainfall in weeks, and little chance of rain in…
A new analysis of air quality in the United States clears up just how far smoke from wildfires burning in the western part of the nation can travel, as the fires continue to pose significant health risks to nearby communities.
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